• Hadoop Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/14/2018 2:24 PM)
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  • Overview

    AnaVation is looking for a Systems Administrator who is passionate about technology and working with cutting edge software and hardware to support our mission critical customer in the Northern, VA area.  The ideal candidate appreciates partnering with our customer and a group of engineers to create innovative engineering solutions. 


    The Systems Administrator will perform as a Hadoop/CDH operations engineer and will:

    • Perform cluster and system performance tuning 
    • Work with cluster subscribers to ensure efficient resource usage in the cluster and alleviate multi-tenancy concerns.
    • Coordinate and monitor cluster upgrade needs.
    • Monitor cluster health and build pro-active tools to look for anomalous behavior.
    • Manage several Apache Blur search clusters.
    • Monitor custom nightly batch workflows and ensure new data (over 150 billion records) are discoverable in Apache Blur.


    Required Experience/Knowledge:
    • Fluent in BASH shell .
    • Demonstrated experience operating Hadoop 1 & 2 clusters, specifically Hive 
    • Knowledge of CDH 4.x and 5.x  
    • Experienced with Linux system administration best practices 
    • Solid understanding of network services (DNS, LDAP) 
    • Experience with AWS services (VPC, EC2, Cloudformation) desirable. X.509 certificate management a plus.
    • BA Degree
    • Active TS/SCI with Poly security clearance

    EEO Statement

    AnaVation is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


    If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at accommodations@anavationllc.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.


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