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Keywords / Skills : HADOOP ADMIN

10 - 13 years
Posted: 2019-03-16

IT/ Computers - Software
Administration Manager
Administration Executive
Posted On
16th Mar 2019
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Job Description
HADOOP Administrator
Job Description:
Must possess skills that make them a subject matter expert in various Hadoop distributions. This role will entail infrastructure set up, configuration and maintenance of clusters
Primary Job Duties:
Hadoop Administrator - 80% -
  • Deploying a Hadoop cluster, maintaining a Hadoop cluster, adding and removing nodes using cluster monitoring tools like Ganglia Nagios or Cloudera Manager, configuring the Name-Node high availability and keeping a track of all the running Hadoop jobs
  • Implementing, managing and administering the overall Hadoop infrastructure.
  • Takes care of the day-to-day running of Hadoop clusters
  • Work closely with the database team, network team, BI team and application teams to make sure that all the big data applications are highly available and performing as expected
  • Manually setup all the configurations- Core-Site, HDFS-Site, YARN-Site and Map Red-Site
  • Responsible for capacity planning and estimating the requirements for lowering or increasing the capacity of the Hadoop cluster.
  • Hadoop admin is also responsible for deciding the of the Hadoop cluster based on the data to be stored in
  • Ensure that the Hadoop cluster is up and running all the time.
  • Monitoring the cluster connectivity and performance.
  • Manage and review Hadoop log files.
  • Backup and recovery tasks
  • Resource and security management
  • Troubleshooting application errors and ensuring that they do not occur again

Team Mentor 20%
  • Provide assistance to Big data/ Hadoop team members with issues needing technical expertise or complex systems and/ or programming knowledge. Provide on-the-job training for new or less experienced team members
  • Provide technical training to internal/ external team members to foster stronger cross-departmental relations.

Required Skill Set:
  • Minimum of 10+ years experience in Hadoop/ Administration
  • General operational expertise such as good troubleshooting skills, understanding of system’s capacity, bottlenecks, basics of memory, CPU, OS, storage, and networks
  • Must know LINUX administration, Networking concepts
  • Hadoop eco system skills like HBase, Hive, Pig, SPARK, KAFKA, STORM etc.
  • The most essential requirements are:He/ She should be able to deploy Hadoop cluster, add and remove nodes, keep track of jobs, monitor critical parts of the cluster, configure name-node high availability, schedule and configure it and take backups.
  • Familiarity with open source configuration management and deployment tools such as Puppet or Chef and Linux scripting.
  • Knowledge of Troubleshooting Core Java Applications is a plus
  • Must have experience with CLOUD and On-Premise installation & configuration
  • Must have done pre-sales experience on Big Data

Must have good fluency in English – Written & Verbal

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