Hadoop Administrator

bloomington, Minnesota

Our client is seeking a Hadoop Administrator to join their team in Bloomington, MN.

The Hadoop Administrator has specific responsibilities of maintaining and supporting all Hadoop clusters in all environments to ensure it is stable and accessible for all tenants.
This role is empowered and accountable for installing new Hadoop components, setup security, re-balance YARN resource pool, monitoring jobs, and fixing issues.

On-going support is also a major part of the workload, which include diagnose issues, providing support to application teams, on boarding new users, and other applicable tasks. Professional growth of knowledge across both technical and operational domains is required. Expectations include working with varies internal and external teams on large projects as well as working independently and provide updates in a timely manner. Fast response on support request and questions are critical.


  • A Bachelor's degree in related field with 3+ years of experience; 5+ years of experience without degree
  • Experience working with the Hadoop ecosystem, including: HDFS, Hive, Hbase, YARN, Sqoop, Oozie, Spark, Ambari, and Ranger
  • Passion for big data/clustered environments
  • Scripting experience in both of: Python, BASH
  • Experience working in Linux/Unix environments
  • Experience with SQL and/or NoSQL
  • Understanding of relational data models
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment to solve complex problems with little direction
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Experience with GIT/Jenkins
  • Experience administrating the Hadoop stack, particularly HDP (HortonWorks)
  • Experience working with Kerberized environments
  • Experience working with clusters
  • Theoretical knowledge of big data/analytics concepts
  • Experience developing and troubleshooting ETL
  • Understanding of networking concepts

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