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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Software Development
Hadoop Administrator
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Job Description

*Permanent Full time role*

Prestigious Fortune 500 Company is currently seeking a Hadoop Administrator with HortonWorks experience. Candidate will be responsible for the design, implementation, security, and support of Hortonworks Hadoop Distribution on AWS.


  • Manage large scale multi-tenant Hadoop cluster environments residing on AWS.
  • Handle all Hadoop environment builds, including design, security, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring.
  • Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Hadoop Cluster.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Creation of key performance metrics, measuring the utilization, performance and overall health of the cluster.
  • Deploy new/upgraded hardware and software releases and establish proper communication channels.
  • Work with appropriate stakeholders to ensure we have solid capacity planning and can manage our TCO.
  • Ability to collaborate with product managers, lead engineers and data scientists on all facets of the Hadoop Eco-System.
  • Ensure existing data/information assets are secure and adhering to a best in class security model.


  • 3 years of managing a multi-tenant production Hadoop environment;
  • Strong understanding of Hadoop internals, design principals, cluster connectivity, security and the factors that affect distributed system performance;
  • Proven experience with identifying and resolving hardware and software related issues;
  • Experience with Hortonworks DataPlatform;
  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery;
  • Expert experience with at least two of the following languages; SQL, Python, Java, Scala, Spark or Bash.
  • Proven ability to lead multiple high priorities initiative with aggressive timelines leveraging an agile framework.
  • Comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic and ambiguous business environment.
  • Ability to concentrate on a wide range of loosely defined complex situations, which require creativity and originality, where guidance and counsel may be unavailable.
  • Demonstrated a product mindset with an ability to set forward thinking and direction.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.
  • Must be able to communicate technical information clearly, able to translate' between diverse groups of technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of complex data into meaningful conclusions and present recommendations to a vast array of individuals.
  • Partner with business units in order to improve the effectiveness of business decisions.
  • Ability to structure documents to effectively communicate with senior leadership and drive alignment and decision making.
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to offer why one technical solutions is more preferable than another.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex concepts.
  • Ability to lead a group of employees (directly or indirectly).
  • Ability to work in a team environment in a collaborative manner.
  • Proven track record of sound, effective decision making.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Business/Data Sciences required, Master's Degree Preferred.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience managing Cloud Services (IaaS, PaaS). AWS Certification is preferred;
  • Experience with a number of different Real Time integration tools such as Apache Flink, Kafka, Storm or Flume. Leveraging Hortonworks DataFlow is preferred;
  • Experience with Git, Jenkins, Ansible a plus
  • Experience with complex networking infrastructure including Firewalls, VLANs, and load balancers.
  • Experience as a DBA or Linux Administrator


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location