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Senior Hadoop Database Administrator (Big Data) Full-time

at krishna_manthapuri in Virginia (Published at 16-05-2018)

Job Title:             Senior Hadoop Database Administrator (Big Data)

Job Location:      McLean VA.

Job Duration:      6 ? 8 months contract                                   

Position Overview

We are currently looking for an experienced Hadoop Administrator, preferably
on Hortonworks distribution platform to become a part of the Database
Operations team.

This team provides database operations support for Distributed platform
consisting of all major RDBMS technologies and a growing field of Big Data
Analytics platform.

The candidate should be a self-learner, a good team player and has passion
for Big data technologies.

Responsibilities Include:

·         Installation/upgrade/configuration of the Hortonworks Hadoop

·         Administer and maintain Hortonworks Hadoop clusters across all
environments - Production, UAT, Development and DR.

·         Proactively monitor cluster health and perform performance tuning

·         Perform capacity planning and expansion activities working across
Infrastructure and other Enterprise Services teams

·         Perform cluster maintenance with patching, backup/recovery, user
provisioning, automation of routine tasks, troubleshooting of failed jobs,
configure and maintain security policies.


·         Typically has 5 - 7 years of related IT experience

·         Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer
Science, related field or equivalent work experience.

·         3 years of hands on experience with enterprise level Hadoop
administration (Hortonworks preferred).

·         Strong understanding of one or more major RDBMS technologies like
Oracle, DB2, MS-SQL etc.

·         Understanding of High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Storage
technologies like Data replication, SRDF/non-SRDF

·         Strong Linux/Unix and Networking experience

Preferred Skills

·         In depth understanding of Hadoop ecosystem like HDFS, YARN,
MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Spark, Sqoop, Solr, kafka, oozie , Knox etc.

·         Experience in installation/configuration Hadoop clusters from

·         Experience in upgrading Hadoop clusters using rolling
upgrade/express upgrade methods.

·         Experience in troubleshooting and analyzing Hadoop cluster
services/component failures and job failures.

·         Experience in setup, configuration and management of security for
Hadoop clusters using Kerberos and integration with LDAP/AD at an Enterprise

·         Experience with setting up Ranger policies for HDFS and Hive.

·         Implementation experience in setting and configuring backup and
recovery procedure on Hadoop.

·         Implementation experience in setting and configuring High
availability and Disaster Recovery procedures.

·         Experience in managing Hadoop cluster with Ambari and developing
custom tools/scripts to monitor the Hadoop Cluster health.

·         Experience in configuration and tuning of various components like
HDFS, YARN, Hive, Spark.

·         Experience in documenting Runbooks, and other operational

·         Any experience with No-SQL database platforms like mongoDB or
MarkLogic will be a big plus  

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