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Hadoop Administrator Consultant

Company: Vertex Inc.
Location: King Of Prussia
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Job Description:

The Hadoop Administrator will install, Configure, Monitor, Troubleshoot, and Maintain Hadoop environments running in-house and in cloud infrastructure such as AWS. Participate as a member of a team charged with overall systems administration of customer-facing production systems and development/test systems with high up-time expectations and rapid turnaround requirements. Gather requirements, recommend solutions, deliver and maintain solutions in line with formal and emerging requirements.
* Responsible for implementation and support of the Hadoop environments, both in-house, bare metal, and on AWS cloud infrastructure.
* Involves designing, capacity arrangement, cluster set up, performance fine-tuning, monitoring, structure planning, scaling, fail-over for disaster recovery, and administration.
* The administrator will work closely with infrastructure, network, database, business intelligence and application development teams to ensure business applications are highly available and performing within agreed on service levels.
* Need to implement concepts of Hadoop eco system such as YARN, MapReduce, HDFS, HBase, Zookeeper, Pig and Hive, Ranger, Knox, Presto.
* In charge of installing, administering, and supporting Windows and Linux operating systems in an enterprise environment.
* Accountable for storage, performance tuning and volume management of Hadoop clusters and MapReduce routines.
* In command of setup, configuration and security for Hadoop clusters using Kerberos.
* Monitor Hadoop cluster connectivity and performance; monitor apps using Hadoop services.
* Manage and analyze Hadoop log files.
* Managing and deploying HBase.
* File system management and monitoring.
* Develop and document best practices.
* HDFS support and maintenance.
* Setting up new Hadoop users and tomcat apps on a multi-tenant cluster.
* Responsible for the new and existing administration of Hadoop infrastructure.
* Includes system administration responsibilities such as design and implementation, software installation and configuration, database backup and recovery, database connectivity and security.
* Ability to apply professional concepts, experience and company objectives in order to perform an in-depth analysis of situations or data to resolve complex issues in creative ways.
* Ability to work without supervision. Latitude for independent decision making.
* Ability to network with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
* Ability to listen and understand information and communicate the same.
* Must possess strong interpersonal, organizational, presentation and facilitation skills.
* Must be results oriented and customer focused.
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages.
* Sufficient knowledge of business communication, including telephone, voicemail, and e-mail and operations of office machines, such as photocopier, scanner, and fax.
* 5 years of direct operating system administration, support and design responsibilities across technologies;
* 2 years of Hadoop administration, support and design;
* Strong working experience with Hortonworks Hadoop distribution in high-availability configuration required. Specific points include but are not limited to configuring HDP repository, Ambari-server and -agent including wizard, cluster management (node addition / decommissioning), rack topology, configuration, Capacity Scheduler, DataNode files, home directories, permissions, NameNode HA and ResourceManager HA, HiveServer2 HA, Distcp, Snapshotting, Knox, Ranger, and HDFS ACLs for security, HDP service restart, log file reviews, alert configuration, monitoring, and management, job failure and resolution.
* Experience working in a Linux (Redhat) environment running on bare metal and within Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure.
* Proficiency in shell scripting and automation tools required.
* AWS experience running Hadoop required.
* AWS experience with S3 required.
* Hortonworks experience and certifications are a plus
* Builds Relationships: Fosters open dialogue and obtains shared commitment to proposals; shared ideas and information to promote mutual understanding, respect, and effective decision-making.
* Drives for Results: Acts to create opportunities for Vertex or to avoid future problems; has the courage to act with incomplete information rather than simply thinking about it; maintains a focused commitment to achieving enterprise objectives.
* Knows the Business: Understands and applies knowledge of Vertex---s business and processes to accomplish goals.
* Anticipates Customer Needs (internal and external): Establishes and maintains productive relationships with customers and partners, anticipating their needs.
* Learns Continuously: Expands own knowledge base to enhance performance; seeks development to increase strengths for current and future needs.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this position. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time.
Vertex was awarded one of the "Top Workplaces" in the Delaware Valley and "The Best Place to Work in Pennsylvania." Known for its innovative culture, Vertex is a privately held company that employs over 900 professionals across the globe, at its headquarters in the U.S. (King of Prussia, Pa.) and offices in Europe (London), Brazil (S--o Paulo), Dallas, Fort Collins, Naperville, Phoenix, San Francisco, Sarasota and Seattle.
For more information about Vertex, visit
Vertex Inc. (Vertex) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Vertex does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.
*Search Firm/Agency Representatives Please Read Carefully: Vertex Inc. is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Vertex Inc. via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Vertex Inc. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Vertex Inc. as a result of the referral or through other means.*
**Job:** **Information Technology*
**Organization:** **United States BU*
**Title:** *Hadoop Administrator Consultant*
**Location:** *PA-King of Prussia*
**Requisition ID:** *170667*
**Other Locations:** *US-FL-Sarasota*

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