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Hadoop Administrator 1388 in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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SUMMARY:  A large Houston Healthcare organization is seeking an experienced Hadoop Administrator to join their team for a project targeted to complete by end of 2018 with the possibility for extension.


The Senior Hadoop Administrator provides leadership, mentoring and guidance in the following areas: 1) Hadoop System design 2) strategy and vision 3) Hadoop standards and best practices 4) production support 5) Unix coding 6) Hortonworks administration and 7) Big Data techniques. 

The Senior Hadoop Administrator is responsible for comprehending Hadoop architecture, design and maintenance as well as providing solutions through development, thorough testing and documentation. This person must also have the ability to communicate effectively with their customers, peers and management and be able to handle multiple tasks at one time. 

1. Hadoop Architecture: 
Participates and operates as a lead to review business requirements, architecture design and proposed solutions in accordance with our Hadoop standards and requirements. Provides strategic vision and direction of the Hadoop environment. Advises on proper environment installation, configuration, maintenance, security and monitoring of the Hadoop environment. 

2. Hadoop Development and Design: 
Leads and/or mentors other Administrators Hadoop in development and design in accordance with departmental and institutional standards and guidelines for ingesting, transforming, governing and analyzing data. Development tasks include but are not limited to coding, troubleshooting, testing, documenting and enforcing Hadoop standards according to  Information Services policies and procedures and best practices. Conducts review of other integration administrators’ efforts to ensure consistent methodologies are followed and makes recommendations where necessary. Efforts include job scheduling, custom code development, performance tuning, Hadoop component installation and configuration, design and development of schemas, models in the Hadoop components and coordinating activities between internal teams, customers and other departments. 

3. Hadoop Production Support: 
Actively leads and assists in the monitoring, maintenance and administration of the Hadoop environment. Provides after hours support (on-call) as needed for daily, weekly, and monthly processes. Responsible for system availability, performance, code migration, backups, disaster recovery and security. 


Required: Bachelors degree with a major in computer science, accounting, business, healthcare, mathematics, or related field. 

Required: Five years of Hadoop administration and/or systems level experience

Preferred: Seven years of Hadoop administration and/or systems level experience

Preferred: Required degree plus coursework towards an MS, MIS, or MBA

Preferred: Hadoop Administrator certification