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Cassandra and Hadoop System Administrator Job Duties: The Cassandra and Hadoop Sys Admin position leads medium to large sized projects related to the Business Intelligence environment. Projects can range from reviewing new technologies, to evaluating/selecting tools and providing input to ...

Job Description

Cassandra and Hadoop System Administrator

Job Duties:

  • The Cassandra and Hadoop Sys Admin position leads medium to large sized projects related to the Business Intelligence environment.
  • Projects can range from reviewing new technologies, to evaluating/selecting tools and providing input to other team members on how to set up these technologies and tools.
  • The Sys Admin partners directly with the business and application teams to assess new business intelligence requirements and determining how best to apply emerging technologies to meet those needs.
  • The Sys Admin works directly with application teams to understand the requirements of the various end user requirements.
  • Functions include gathering requirements, ordering hardware, coordinating installation, building server, applying firmware/patches and being part of a team that provides 24 x 7 on-call support.

Must Have Skills:

  • 5-6 years RHEL 6 and 7 administration experience
  • Cassandra environment experience
  • Hadoop environment experience
  • HP Proliant hardware experience
  • Strong knowledge of system design and hardware at an enterprise level
  • Excellent technical/analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong decision-making and leadership abilities
  • Strong organizational and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills:

  • Stacki experience or experience with similar cluster deployment/mgmt. software (ie. Cobbler)
  • Familiar with Unix shell and Perl scripting
  • Strong knowledge of project management concepts
  • Subject matter expertise and strong business knowledge

Education/Certifications:

  • RHCSA/RHCE Certified (Preferred)

Required Shift:

  • Normal 8-5, some occasional night work, be part of on-call rotation