DoD Secret - Hadoop Administrator

Job Description

Job Description:

This is a contract to hire project.
Our client has an opportunity for an experienced Hadoop Systems Administrator supporting 25 servers running a complete Hadoop stack including Spark. The successful candidate will work as part of an integrated team including Linux admins, data scientists, aeronautical engineers and IA personnel.
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Management Information Systems, or a related degree program and nine (9) years of related professional experience

  • Typical system administration and programming skills such as storage capacity management, performance tuning

  • Implementation and supporting the Enterprise Hadoop environment

  • Manage and monitor Hadoop cluster and platform infrastructure

  • Automating cluster node provisioning and repetitive tasks

Experience/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Good interpersonal and written skills are required as is a solid working knowledge of Linux.

  • Strong understanding of Hadoop eco system such as HDFS, MapReduce, Hadoop streaming is required.

  • Deep understanding and experience with Horton Works Hadoop stack is required.

  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Enterprise Class Server HW is desired.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skillsare desired.

  • Ability to work in a team environment under limited supervision is desired.

  • Certifications in accordance with DoD Instruction 8570 are desired


  • Competitive health, wellness & lifestyle benefits

  • Inclusive, flexible and supportive company culture

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities


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