Kforce Hadoop Administrator in Greenwood Village, Colorado

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Hadoop Administrator in Greenwood Village, Colorado (CO). Responsibilities:

  • Manage large scale Hadoop cluster environments, handling all Hadoop environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and monitoring

  • Implement automated approaches for system administration and operation tasks, provisioning new servers and deployment of artifacts for multiple applications

  • Evaluate and recommend systems software and hardware for the Big Data enterprise system

  • Contribute to the evolving architecture of our Big Data services to meet changing requirements for scaling, reliability, performance, manageability, and price

  • Develop metrics and measures of utilization and performance

  • Manage cluster resource to meet application jobs' SLAs

  • Experience with performance tuning, capacity planning, and workload mapping

  • Experience with handling job queues for multi-tenant environment with different level of priorities and SLAs

  • Experience with complex networking infrastructure including firewalls, VLANs, and load balancers

  • Experience in using automation tool such as Puppet and Chef

  • Experience working on NoSQL and Search technologies

  • Experience in Healthcare is a plus

  • Expert knowledge of Hadoop design principals, cluster connectivity, security and the factors that affect distributed system performance

  • Advanced hands-on Linux skill is a must

  • Understanding of shell, debugging things etc.; The candidate should be able to get their way around Linux and get things to work

  • Strong written communications and documentation experience

  • Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery

  • Good collaboration and communication skills, the ability to participate in an interdisciplinary team

  • Excellent time management and organizational management skills

  • Able to lead an initiative from end to end

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours