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Hadoop Tech Lead

Posted by , 2 years ago

  • WiseStep

  • Irving United States

  • Contract

  • 1

  • $ 75000.00 - $ 95000.00

Job Description

In the role of Technology Lead, you will interface with key stakeholders and apply your technical proficiency across different stages of the Software Development Life Cycle including Requirements Elicitation, Application Architecture definition and Design. You will play an important role in creating the high level design artifacts. You will also deliver high quality code deliverables for a module, lead validation for all types of testing and support activities related to implementation, transition and warranty. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Location for this position is Irving, TX. This position will require relocation to other Infosys locations. Qualifications Basic • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent required from an accredited institution. Will also consider three years of progressive experience in the specialty in lieu of every year of education. • At least 4 years of experience in IT industry. Required • Administration, management, and tuning of Cloudera & Hadoop • Strong UNIX/Linux knowledge including the ability to understand the interaction between applications and the operating system and to provide recommendations and suggestions related to troubleshooting and performance improvement. • Experience administering a reasonably-sized Hadoop cluster (20+ nodes). Experience with the Cloudera distribution is preferred. • Collaborate with the infrastructure team to coordinate OS-level patching and to identify and solve hardware related issues • Cluster & Node Maintenance, Health Checks, Automation of Job Monitoring by creating alerts • Ability to create infrastructure capacity plans based on quantitative and qualitative data points. • Basic understanding of networking. No need for network administration or deep networking skills. • Team player with strong inter-personal skills. No room for grumpy prima donnas here. • Assist development team in identifying the root cause of slow performing jobs / queries (HDFS) • Work with 3rd party vendors to troubleshoot as necessary • Capacity Planning / Forecasting • Develop strategy to automate management and deployment processes (DevOps) • Deploying to all platform components • Planning and conducting platform upgrades • Work with development staff to ensure all components are ready for release / deployment • Limited configuration management including git merges, cutting release branches and general management of the codebase • Some knowledge of general JVM tuning Preferred • Exposure to other new Big Data technologies available in market • High analytical skills • A high degree of initiative and flexibility • High customer orientation • High quality awareness • Excellent verbal and written communication skills The job entails sitting as well as working at a computer for extended periods of time. Should be able to communicate by telephone, email or face to face. Travel may be required as per the job requirements.

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