Cloud Operations Engineer
Rocket Fuel Inc. - Redwood Shores, CA

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Rocket Fuel delivers the only programmatic media-buying platform at big data scale that harnesses the power of artificial intelligence to improve marketing ROI. Rocket Fuel's powerful Advertising That Learns™ technology drives best-in-plan results for advertisers, and empowers media teams to focus on strategy, not spreadsheets. Its distributed planet-scale computing engine currently screens over 26 billion ads per day, and selects the best for its customers, via real-time bidding (RTB) relationships with major publishers and exchanges. The technique has proven itself across web, mobile, video, and social channels, with 894 brands powered by Rocket Fuel in 2012.

Awarded #4 on Forbes' 2013 Most Promising Companies In America list, Rocket Fuel was founded by online advertising veterans and rocket scientists from NASA, Yahoo!,, and DoubleClick. Rocket Fuel currently employs over 300 people in 15 offices worldwide including New York, London, Toronto, and Hamburg, and has a strategic alliance with cci to provide its services in Japan.

We are hiring experienced Systems Engineer with strong Hadoop cluster management skills to help us maintain our big data clusters (HDFS, Hadoop, HBase, Hive) with several petabytes of data across the globe.

Successful candidate must have:
Experience in large scale Hadoop cluster management

Excellent Linux administration skills and understanding of system performance areas (memory, swap, disk i/o, network i/o, etc.)

Experience and knowledge in networking architecture and application instrumentation

Strong troubleshooting and performance tuning skills

Understanding of HDFS internals

Solid knowledge of Namenode, Datanode, Job Tracker, Task Tracker interactions

Ability to write Bash, Perl, Python, and/or Ruby scripts for monitoring, regular maintenance, and automation of tasks.

Attention to detail and pride in the work you do

Bonus points:
  • Understanding of Zookeeper quorum operations
  • Experience with Amazon EC2 and related services
  • Familiarity with Hive/HBase/Kafka/Storm

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