Hadoop Adminstrator

Job Description

 Hadoop Adminstrator
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:
 Design, configure, install and maintain private & public cloud solutions (Rackspace, AWS).
 At least 4 years’ experience managing and maintaining a production Linux (CentOS, RedHat) environment
 Experience setting up and maintaining a kickstart environment.
 Experience setting up and managing Hadoop Cluster, HBase infrastructure, including adding nodes, rebuilding and backing up database.
 Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
 Manage all open source applications inclusive to, but not limited to DNS, RADIUS, LDAP, Apache, Tomcat, JBoss, In addition, be proficient in writing scripts, and maintaining backups.
 Document server configurations, and scripts, and all other relevant information in a repository to share information.
 Provide technical support, training and technical documentation to the Information Technology team.
 Work with the IT Team and other personnel/departments to analyze requirements and alternatives and make recommendations.
 Provide superior customer support for Customers on troubleshooting escalated support troubles. Communicate with staff, vendors and customers in a courteous, professional manner at all times.
Additional Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform other duties and responsibilities as required to fulfill job function or as assigned.
Knowledge/ Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge / Skills:
- Amazon Web Services Cloud, Linux Applications (JBoss, Tomcat, Apache etc), (Hadoop), HBase, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Monitoring tools (Nagios, Ganglia, Zenoss),
Ability to:
- work independently.
- think analytically and be a problem solver.
- communicate effectively, both in writing and in speaking, with customers, co-workers, and various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner.
- work completely and accurately under time constraints and deadlines.
- provide excellent customer service.
- Work in a safe and effective manner.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL EFFORT: 1. Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.