Big Data Operations Engineer
SoftNet Solutions - Sunnyvale, CA

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We’re looking for someone well rounded to join our Big Data team and help keep our Linux based systems running smoothly. You should be comfortable in the datacenter deploying a new network architecture one day and troubleshooting Hadoop performance problems the next. Some of the projects you might work on include systems level architecture, deploying and configuring new technologies, and build/test/deploy automation. You should work well in a team and communicate effectively while juggling tasks with different priorities.

Desired skills include:

Significant experience with systems level monitoring (sar, vmstat, iostat, etc.) and higher level frameworks (nagios, cacti, etc.) in a Linux environment.
Significant experience with performance troubleshooting.
Significant experience with systems level architecture and able to articulate tradeoffs around memory/cpu/network/disk for different applications.
Experience with automation software (puppet, chef, ansible, etc.)
Basic scripting/coding experience
Previous “big data” (Hadoop, Spark, etc.) experience a plus but not required
Highly data driven, uses data to predict potential scaling limitations and propose solutions.
Racking, stacking, cabling


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SoftNet Solutions is a specialist Silicon Valley based consultancy focusing on big data technologies including Hadoop and its related...