• Jr. Hadoop Administrator

    Job Locations US-OH-Gahanna
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/3/2018 10:54 AM)
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  • Overview

    Our client, a leader in their industry, is actively seeking a Hadoop Administrator for a 6 month contract in the Gahanna, Ohio area. This role will primarily be responsible for implementing and supporting the Enterprise Hadoop environment. The candidate will also participate in evaluation, analysis, and recommendation of technical computing products.


    • The Hadoop Administrator will work closely with infrastructure, networking, database, business intelligence and application teams to ensure business applications are highly available and performing within agreed on service level agreements (SLAs).
    • The Hadoop Administrator will be in charge of installing, administering, and supporting the Linux operating system within the Hadoop ecosystem.
    • The Hadoop Administrator will be responsible for the setup, configuration and security for the Hadoop clusters using Kerberos.
    • Provides enhancements, updates, upgrades and patches to ensure equipment is preventively maintained, running properly and protected from computer viruses and other security threats. 
    • Keeps users informed of changes on a timely basis. 
    • Provides testing prior to going live into production. 
    • Monitors and reports on processes, uptime, performance, utilization and capacity of technologies. Works with Senior Staff to identify trends and reports to management. 
    • Executes and monitors equipment backups to ensure data and applications are safeguarded and can be restored to establish normal operation after an incident or disaster. 
    • Troubleshoots moderate level support problems and provides or obtains their timely resolution. Escalates complex problems to more senior IT Infrastructure Engineers to facilitate their resolution. 
    • Provides and maintains technical documentation, policies and procedures related to networking and infrastructure and updates as necessary.


    • 4 years System Administration related experience
    • Experience implementing and provide services such as:
      • YARN
      • MapReduce
      • HDFS
      • HBase
      • Zookeeper
      • Pig
      • Hive
    • Experience monitoring Hadoop cluster connectivity and performance
    • Experience managing and analyzing Hadoop log files.
    • Experience with OS files system management and monitoring.
    • Experience developing and documenting the configuration and best practices
    • Experience supporting HDFS and conducting maintenance using Isilon OneFS
    • Experience setting up new Hadoop users.
    • Experience with DBA responsibilities like design and implementation, software installation and configuration, database backup and recovery, and database connectivity and security.


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