Sr. Big Data Administrator
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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016
Palo Alto, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONLocation: 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