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Technical Specialist - Hadoop

orlando, Florida

Post Date: 07/18/2017 Job ID: 4749 Industry: Information Technology Management


  • Monitor and ensure stability of the data platform and analytical and environments/processes in order to meet the defined SLA via an on-call rotation that supports 24x7
  • Partner with various business partners to gather requirements for minor enhancements
  • Work effectively with other Technology Operations/Infrastructure and the responsible technology/3rd party support teams to ensure continued operations and maintenance of the data platform and analytical environments
  • Support Release Management and Change Control processes along with other UPT Compliance Initiatives
  • Partner with various business partners to debug, test, develop, and implement fixes for the data platform and analytical environments/processes/reports/dashboards

Experience and Requirements:
  • Bachelor’ s degree – Technical degree or highly relevant equivalent experience is required
  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience working as part of large information Technology teams and/or consulting organizations partnering with clients/business groups to support complex analytical and business intelligence environment
  • Proven technical expertise with Hadoop-Hortonworks-Apache and its corresponding tools a must. Certification a plus
  • Proven technical expertise with Linux (and code base of Python or Java) and an interest in moving into the Big Data Space
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality technical documentation
  • Strong knowledge of systems development and project management Agile methodologies/processes
  • Familiarity with other various platforms and databases (i.e. SQL Server). Able to write complex SQL and leverage backend databases
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and available to work off-hours and weekends
  • A plus if experience with other tools listed above like Paxata, Tableau, SPSS, R, Python, CPlex, PCI, Planning Analytics, DB2 Bly, Linux
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to make effective decisions while working through complex system issues
  • Must be able to utilize and effectively communicated functional and technical components of an initiative to applicable parties both verbally and through documentation
  • Attention to detail, good analytical, and problem solving skills and critical thinking
  • Self-started/motivator and have a proactive, agile, and strategic mindset
  • Bachelor’ s degree or higher in a technical field

  • Certification in Horton works Administrator track for HDP 2.5 or later
  • 2 years experience in operational support of HDFS and edge applications
  • Experience identifying and resolving issues using Hortonworks Ambari
  • In-depth knowledge of Linux (and code base of Python or Java)
  • Knowledge in supporting and troubleshooting security issues on systems using Kerberos, Ranger, Centrify, and Knox
  • Core knowledge of JDBC and ODBC communications
  • Excellent technical communication skills
  • Nifi and Hive experience is a plus, will be leveraged

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