Job Description :
Certified Big Data System Administrator

Weehawken, NJ


If you are a MapR or experienced Hadoop Administrator with a strong technical aptitude and extensive experience with Linux administration supporting an Enterprise Data Lake environment you could be a part of this exciting long term contract opportunity.

Sr. Administrator responsible for design, implementation, and ongoing support of the Big Data platforms (Hadoop, HBase, HIVE, Spark


A minimum 5 years of Linux (CentOS / RedHat) administration.
A minimum 18 months of administration experience with MapR or equivalent Hadoop ecosystem including High Availability, Real-time Streaming, Multi-tenancy and Data Integration.
Must have scripting and/or programming background with either Unix, Shell or Python.
Experience designing data structures in MapR.
Experience with HBase, Event Streaming, and Spark for deployment and data integrations.
Knowledge of security, encryption and masking using various technologies including Kerberos, MapR-tickets.

Maintains several database environments; applies updates, maintenance packs, patches, & fixes for all environments.
Prepares scripts to automate administration tasks.
Performs advanced database administration activities including; installation, configuration, monitoring, space management, database backup and recovery, and may design disaster recovery procedures.
Prepares implementation plans for application upgrades and may coordinate roll-out.
Prototype MapR solutions for specific use cases.
Operationalize Enterprise Data Lake MapR environment by developing standards based on best practices.
Research and development of automation for administration tasks involving local and cloud base MapR topology.
Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.