Hadoop Administrator
Third Eye Consulting Services & Solutions LLC. - Milpitas, CA

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Third Eye is looking for a "Hadoop Administrator" to join our client’s Big Data practice which deals with application development involving large volumes of data using Big Data technologies like Hadoop, Hive, Cassandra, etc.

In this position, the candidates will be responsible for development and support of the open source Hadoop environment, including; infrastructure planning, scaling and administration.

The Hadoop Administrator will work closely with infrastructure, network, database, business intelligence and application teams to insure business applications are highly available and performing within agreed on service levels.


Provides day to day production support of Hadoop infrastructure including:

Implement new Hadoop hardware infrastructure

OS integration and application installation

Cluster maintenance

HDFS support and maintenance

Adding and removing cluster nodes

Backup and restores

Cluster Monitoring and Troubleshooting

Manage and review Hadoop log files

Filesystem management and monitoring

Hadoop Cluster capacity planning

Design, implement and maintain security

Manage and review data backups

Execute system and disaster recovery processes as required

Provide support for legacy ETL environment as required

Works with application teams to install operating system and Hadoop updates, patches, version upgrades as required.

Implement vulnerability and operating system patches to insure compliance and system integrity.


5+ years supporting open source Linux operating systems (CENTOS, Debian, Fedora) and hardware in an enterprise environment.

5+ years' experience installing, configuring Linux based systems.

Hands on experience with the Hadoop stack (MapReduce, Sqoop, Pig, Hive, Flume)

Knowledge of NoSQL platforms

Hands on experience with deploying and administering MySQL databases

Ability to read, understand, and build java code

Hands on experience with opens source monitoring tools including; Nagios and Ganglia

Strong scripting expertise including BASH, PHP, PERL, Java script and UNIX Shell.

Knowledge of java virtual machines (JVM) and multithreaded processing.

Expertise in typical system administration and programming skills such as storage capacity management, performance tuning, system dump analysis, and Tserver hardening (security).

Demonstrated ability to apply problem analysis and resolution techniques to complex system problems

Strong network background with a good understanding of TCP/IP, firewalls and DNS

This is a FULL time position with Third Eye's client where the compensation package includes bonuses and full medical benefits. Highly qualified contractors would also be considered on a C2C basis.

About this company
For companies that need to make sense out of their Big Data, but may not know where to start, Third Eye provides Big Data Solutions,...