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Hadoop Administrator
Golden Valley, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on July 31, 2021
Job Id #48159 Posted June 8, 2021


Administer and manage Hadoop clusters and other common resources in the Hadoop ecosystem underlying the on premise Data Lake. Monitor and tune performance. Engage in day to day support of developers and application teams running workloads in Hadoop.

• Maintain and support all Hadoop clusters in all GMI environments.
• Ensure clusters are stable and accessible.
• Monitor performance and troubleshoot poorly optimized workloads.
• Monitor disk space usage and mitigate issues.
• Provide reactive support for developers and other stakeholders in troubleshooting technical issues.
• Troubleshoot connectivity and authentication issues.
• Manage cluster services around hardware repairs or OS maintenance.
• Work with Cloudera vendor on support tickets.
• Apply critical patches as required.

Required Qualifications
• Deep understanding of Hadoop architecture, including HDFS, Impala, Hive, Yarn
• Solid understanding of common components of the ecosystem
• Excellent knowledge of Linux, preferably RedHat
• Solid understanding of networking concepts and authentication protocols
• Solid shell scripting and Python skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience with Cloudera distribution

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