Hadoop System Administrator
Scitor Corporation 10 reviews - Reston, VA

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Hadoop System Administrator

Lead the configuration and administration activities of a multi-node (100 to 500) Hadoop File System Structure (HDFS) clusters. Configuration and administration of cluster component parameters like CPU, I/O load, memory usage, and network topology/bandwidth for identified workloads. Create and Test various scenarios for optimized cluster performance and reporting. Identify, assess, and recommend appropriate solutions to advise customer on cluster requirements and any limitations by applying industry best-practices and expertise regarding emerging technologies, risk mitigation, and continuity planning to address back-up and recovery.

Required Experience:

· Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph

· Linux Systems Administrator (5 years+ with recent experience)

· Hadoop (HDFS) (at least one year recent experience)

· Distributed scale out architectures (over 100 production servers)

· Puppet and/or Chef

· Fault tolerant systems administration

· Automated monitoring (Nagios and/or Zenoss)

· Automated and/or manual patch management

· Installation and monitoring of application servers


Additional Skills
Desired skills/experience:

· Hanglia

· HBase

· Zookeeper

· Blur

· Lucene

· Hive

· Cassandra


· Splunk

· Yum

· Greenplum

· CF Engine

· Automated deployment

· Building and maintaining high performance clusters

Company Overview
Scitor was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia with operating locations throughout the United States. Scitor Corporation provides engineering, management consulting and information services to outstanding customers in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, other government agencies, and commercial industry. Recognized as a trusted advisor, Scitor Corporation is the forward-thinking provider of a pioneering service concept called Total Solutions™. We integrate technical, programmatic and acquisition disciplines to build fully defined and executable solutions — all focused on mission success.

The Scitor Total Solutions approach begins with a world-class workforce comprised of professionals from broadly diversified backgrounds. We collaborate with our customers and throughout our company on all phases of complex systems and programs — from initial concept and requirements definition, to acquisition, development and deployment, to operations and maintenance. We are proud of our reputation for integrity, innovation, excellence and the results our Total Solutions produce for our customers.

Working at Scitor is more than a job. It means working with intelligent, innovative and accomplished people. It means having access to a very competitive Total Rewards Program specifically designed and managed to support you and your family. It means being part of a team that shares a passion for doing what is right. It means working for a company based on trust.

Challenging, important work, an environment of empowerment and a very competitive Total Rewards Program provide the foundation for exciting careers at Scitor.

US Citizenship is required as this position requires candidate to obtain and/or maintain a government security clearance. Scitor Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to employing and retaining a diverse workforce.

Visit our website at www.scitor.com.

About this company
10 reviews
Scitor, which gets its name from the Latin word meaning "to seek to know," counts on the fact that its clients are looking for an...