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University of Phoenix Sr. Software Engineer (Hadoop DevOps Engineer) in Phoenix, Arizona

Sr. Software Engineer (Hadoop DevOps Engineer)

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US-AZ - Phoenix

Position Type:

Full Time

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Description and Requirements


We are currently engaged in expanding our Hadoop capabilities to manage our ever-increasing amounts of data. We are looking for someone who enjoys learning, and working with state of the art open source technologies, and enjoys working with large datasets with the challenge of stringent SLA requirements and processing large data volumes. Ideally, someone with software development and systems administration experience who is interested in scaling up.


  • Carry out Hadoop administration/configuration activities in close collaboration with Hadoop application development teams

  • Monitor Hadoop ecosystem - identifies and resolves issues concerning data pipeline jobs availability

  • Monitor Hadoop volume, workload expansion and scalability pertaining to both volume and compute

  • Carry out software upgrades, Hadoop tools upgrades, and data migration activities in scaled up environment

  • Carry out POCs of different Hadoop distributions including Cloud offerings

  • Manage secured Hadoop clusters (Kerberos/Sentry) and ACLs

  • Monitor Hadoop ecosystem components in our Cloudera stack; specifically: HDFS, Map/Reduce, Oozie, HBase, Pig, Hive, Impala, SPARK tools

  • Troubleshoot and debug Hadoop ecosystem run-time issues including job processing failures and performance

  • Provide operations documentation and support

  • Provide on-call, remote, emergency support


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent combination of experience required.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience working with cloudera distribution.

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with Hadoop administration or a strong and diverse background of distributed cluster management experience

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working with both, development and administration teams.

  • Experience building and scaling out Hadoop (cloudera cdh) based on Unix hosted infrastructure for an enterprise

  • Experience building and managing Hadoop cluster in the Cloud is a big plus

  • Experience with RHEL/CentOS system administration

  • Experience with CHEF, PUPPET system configuration tools, or excellent shell scripting experience is a plus

  • Experience with Java is a plus

  • Experience with python, Ruby, perl scripting is a plus

  • Open Source tools experience is a plus (a well curated blog, upstream accepted contribution, or community presence)

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