Senior Big Data Administrator - Hadoop

  • Company: Workday
  • Location: Pleasanton, California
  • Posted: December 22, 2017
  • Reference ID: JR-23660
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Job Description
Environments Data Services is a global team that focuses on providing 24/7 operational support for our customer environments, as well as uptaking new technologies and services and ensuring successful deployment to these live environments. We are looking for a Senior Hadoop Administrator to help us develop, design and improve our Big Data farm.
 
Specifically you will:
- Provide support for large scale Hadoop clusters across production and development environments
- Serve in an on-call rotation as an escalation contact for critical production issues
- Focus on automation to improve availability and scalability in our production environments
- Help architect existing and new services in our production environments
- Manage replication links between clusters to maintain high availability
 
About you:
- You enjoy working in a collaborative environment with multiple teams across different timezones
- You love to be challenged and like working in high pressure situations. If the game is on the line you want the last shot
- You have exceptional communication skills and work well in a team environment where the goal is to spread knowledge
 
You should have:
- A BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
- Experience with large-scale high-performance distributed systems like Hadoop, NoSQL or Spark
- Fluency in Python, Perl, Ruby and other languages
- Working understanding with CentOS
- Experience administering MySQL Server would be a plus

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