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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

tech-netinc Palo Alto, CA

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Location: Palo Alto, CA

: Manager of Database Operations

The Big Data Administrator is a very important role within the Database Operations Team at Machine Zone. This role collaborates closely with Game, Business Intelligence, Operations and entire team at Machine Zone. You should be wellversed and handson with different Big Data frameworks, and will be responsible for architecture and design.

You will be viewed as an expert in your field and should have experience leading or mentoring a team.


Hadoop / HBase Administration maintaining,

developing and implementing policies and procedures for

ensuring the security and integrity of the clusters.

Monitoring and resolving performance, and capacity issues.

Assist Engineering teams with troubleshooting and finetuning

Spark and MapReduce jobs.

Automation is in everything we do. Ability to create scripts and programs that would automate daily tasks

Provisioning of new servers for existing clusters and making sure they are monitored accordingly.

Investigating new versions of Hadoop and other data stores, as needed

Work closely with the Engineering teams in ensuring good practices are followed.

Investigate and benchmark other Big Data solutions


Extensive knowledge of Hadoop, HBase and its internals

Optimize clusters to its peak performance under heavy load

Experience in automation using bash or python

Good understanding and knowledge of Linux (CentOS)

BS in Computer Science or a related field

Nice to Have:

Knowledge/Experience with Spark and/or Drill

Knowledge/Experience with Redis

Knowledge/Experience with Cassandra

Knowledge/Experience with Vertica

Knowledge/Experience with VoltDB

Experience with Graphite or other monitoring tools and implementing graphs