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POST DATE 9/19/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

UIC Government Services/Bowhead Woodlawn, MD

Woodlawn, MD
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


Job Description:

Linux Hadoop Administrator (Job-ID 16-1453) Position Description: Bowhead Systems Management is seeking a Linux Administrator with Hadoop Administration experience. Key responsibilities may include the following: Design and implement data storage, schema and partition system as appropriate to Hadoop. Identify, assess, and recommend appropriate solutions to advice customer on cluster requirements and any limitations by applying industry best-practices and expertise regarding emerging technologies, risk mitigation, and continuity planning to address back-up and recovery. Provide enterprise-level information technology recommendations and solutions in support of customer requirements. Securely integrating Kerberos accounts with Active Directory Utilizing Identity Management in integrated manner with Active Directory Configuring Cloudera Navigator to perform audit operations Configuring Apache Sentry to work in Cloudera environment to perform authorization operations Configuring encryption on Hadoop data at rest and data in transit Use customer defined data sources and prototype processes to satisfy proof of concept. Develop design patterns for specific data processing jobs. Test various scenarios for optimized cluster performance and reporting. Prepare and deliver presentations to communicate deployment process for the proof of concept. Serve as a point of contact between internal and external customers and program management. Ensure accurate documentation of technical specifications. Skills Requirements: 5+ years Linux or Unix System Administrator experience. 3+ years Hadoop administration experience in the area of setup, configuration, or management. 11+ years in Networking. Kerberos and Active Directory Identity Management Cloudera Navigator Apache Sentry Data Encryption Desired Skills: Hadoop experience with the setup, configuration, or management of a multi-node (50 to 100) Hadoop cluster, specifically working with Cloudera's Hadoop distribution. Experience with Hadoop technologies like Pig, Hive and Hbase. Experience with Securing Hadoop Clusters. Certified Linux System Administrator (e.g. Red Hat Linux). Experience with monitoring concepts and tools in a multi-platform data center environment. Experience with systems monitoring tools (Nagios), in helping tune, configure, and administer cluster components parameters like CPU, I/O load, memory usage and network topology/bandwidth for identified workloads. Experience with performance tuning of applications in a distributed cluster environment. Strong verbal and written communication skills are critical. Candidate must be able to effectively interact with all levels of customer staff, and be able to flourish in a government contract setting. Ability to clearly present information, verbally and in writing, to audiences of diverse technical backgrounds. Education: Certified Linux & Hadoop System Administrator (e.g. Red Hat Linux) Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 11 years of professional experience; or 9 years of professional experience with a related Master's degree. Requirements Physical Demands: The office environmental conditions consist of computer stations and desks with adequate and adjustable lighting. Chairs are designed to fit the various individuals and the tasks being performed. Ergonomic evaluations are completed as needed, to provide up to date modifications to all work stations. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification. Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes. UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance ( UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. ^ Link to Apply: