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Technical Specialist - Hadoop

orlando, Florida

Post Date: 11/28/2017 Job ID: 5191 Industry: Information Technology Management

Technical Specialist – Hadoop

Are you familiar with one of the world’ s leading media and entertainment companies in development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information? Our client owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premiere motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

  • Monitor and maintain all the data platform and analytical processes.
  • Ensure all system issues are resolved in a timely manner.
  • Leverage standard Issue, Problem and Change Management ITIL toolset in tracking and providing status on support work activities.
  • Coordinate the necessary operations documentation and standards required for compliance and identified best practices.
  • Perform all software upgrades and patching partnering with the necessary Infrastructure teams.
  • Provide work estimates as needed.
  • Facilitate and lead meetings with end users.
  • Keeps management, team members and business stakeholders informed of critical issues, status, changes, etc. 



  • 5+ years of experience in development or operational support of Enterprise BI analytics systems.
    • Core understanding of EDW architecture.
    • Strong SQL skills in RDBMS platform (MSsql, DB2, etc.)
  • 2+ years of experience in operational support of Linux server OS.
    • RedHat 6 or higher certified administrator preferred.
    • JDBC and ODBC connections.
    • Ability to read/interpret Java.
  • Ability to produce high quality technical documentation.
  • Strong knowledge of Agile project management methodologies/processes.
  • Able to understand and interpret Entity-Relationship, logical and physical data models.
  • Able to work with various platforms and databases (i.e. DB2, 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.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to make effective decisions while working through complex system issues.
  • Must be able to utilize and effectively communicate 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-starter/motivator and have a proactive, agile and strategic mindset.
  • Bachelor’ s degree or higher in a technical field.

  • 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 Big Data platform or BI analytics environment.
  • 2+ years of experience in installation and administration of Hadoop ecosystem.
    • Certifications in Horton Works HDP and HDF administration or development preferred.
    • Experience in operational support of HDFS and edge application including Hive (TEZ, LLAP), Spark, Ranger, HBase, Knox, Kerberos.
    • Experience with Nifi as ETL tool is preferred.
    • Strong skill set in troubleshooting and resolving HDFS cluster issues using Ambari.

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