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Hadoop Administrator


Posted on Feb 9, 2021 by TEKsystems

Zürich, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Role: Hadoop Administrator
Contract Length: 12 months
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Zurich

For my client, international and prestigious Financial Organization in Zurich, I am looking for an experienced Hadoop Administrator. You will be responsible for Managing the full life cycle of the platform from a Production Services' point of view, E2E, in a proactive manner. Preventing escalations, managing risks and fulfilling the expectations of the platform's key stakeholders will be your daily priorities.
If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a fast paced, collaborative team environment, have experience and knowledge to make a positive impact on a project, please apply within.

Key Responsibilities:

Platform Administration and Maintenance

  • Working with data delivery teams to setup new Hadoop clusters. Including setting up Kerberos principals and testing

  • Cluster maintenance, creation and removal of nodes using tools like Cloudera Manager Enterprise

  • Screen Spark cluster job performances and capacity planning

  • Setting up disaster recovery on Cloudera cluster including HDFS, HBase, Kafka and Spark workloads

  • Monitor Hadoop cluster connectivity and security

  • Align with the engineering team to propose and deploy new hardware and software environments required for Hadoop and to expand existing environments

  • Troubleshoot and review and manage Hadoop log files

  • Load Balancing, Workload management, quota management of the Cloudera cluster

  • Cluster monitoring and responding to internal tickets and email alerts. File system management and monitoring

  • Diligently teaming with the infrastructure, network, database, application and Business Intelligence teams to guarantee high data quality and availability

  • Collaborating with application teams to install Hadoop updates, patches, version upgrades when required

  • HDFS and other Cloudera Hadoop components support and maintenance

  • Ensure specific scheduled events are prepared and executed along expectations (upgrades, scheduled maintenance events, DRs, etc.)

  • Ensure INC tickets are followed up, also in other queues, based on the right criticality, along the expectations of the user community

  • Ensure SINs are sent and setup correctly for the specific tenant application

  • Ensure task forces are set up and run if necessary

Key Requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of Linux commands and utilities required to analyze and solve issues related to large Big data clusters (min. 5 years of working experience)

  • Experience of working with Cloudera Hadoop components (support and maintenance) such as HDFS, Sentry, HBase, Impala, Hue, Spark, Hive, YARN, ZooKeeper and Postgres (min. 3 years of experience)

  • Understanding of Incident Management/Problem Management processes

  • Screen Spark cluster job performances and capacity planning (any experience would be a huge plus)

  • Experience of working with Enterprise Job Schedulers like Control-M/Rundeck is good to have

  • Experience in Monitoring Hadoop cluster connectivity and security

  • Understanding and experience of working on Palantir Foundry platform is good to have

  • Knowledge of Tableau administration would be an asset

  • Knowledge of Micro service Architecture

  • Knowledge of Salt stack/Ansible

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English,

If this sounds like a good fit for your skills, please apply within or send your CV to (see below)

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