Job Description

Hadoop Cloudera Administrator - Boston, MA

Job# 16308

Our client is looking for a Hadoop Cloudera Administrator.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage Hadoop applications in both virtual and physical on premise cluster environments while leading both backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) efforts
  • Manage and maintain the Cloudera Distribution Hadoop using Cloudera Manager and Cloudera Navigator consoles
  • Routine check-up, back-up and monitoring of the entire system
  • Planning for capacity upgrading, downsizing as and when the need arises
  • Manage the HDFS and ensuring it is working optimally at all times
  • Securing the Hadoop cluster using Sentry(work with Security Team)
  • Regulating the administration rights depending on job profile of users
  • Installing and designing monitoring tools that are critical for Hadoop systems and services
  • Providing day-to-day support for development, support, and business analyst teams
  • Analyzing and debugging slow-running development, performance, and production jobs
  • Coordinating Root Cause Analysis (RCA) efforts to help minimize future system issues
  • Creating and publishing production metrics which includes system performance and reliability information to system owners and management teams
  • Partnering with the Linux Server Administration team in the administering of server hardware and operating systems
  • Define audit, data lineage and meta data capture for Cloudera Hadoop set up

Qualifications:  (Knowledge, skills and abilities)

  • 3+ year as a Hadoop Administrator with hands on experience on Hadoop ecosystem, Spark,  HDFS, HBase, Sqoop, Cloudera Manager, Cloudera Navigator, Hive and Impala.
  • 2+ years’ experience installing and configuring Cloudera Hadoop Clusters that includes a combination of the backup and recovery of HDFS File Systems (distributed filesystem java based).
  • Hands-on experience in working with Hadoop Cloudera Distribution platform
  • Full knowledge of Cloudera Hadoop Architecture and HDFS is a must
  • Cloudera Admin certification is a plus
  • 1+ year of proven experience working with, processing and managing large data sets (multi TB scale). 
  • 1+ year of experience in coding shell scripting in Python and Scala. 
  • 1+ year experience with advanced SQL query writing and data retrieval.
  • Experience in ETL development and Data Warehousing is plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.

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