• Hadoop Administrator - Cloudera

    Job Location(s) US-MA-Boston
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/4/2018 6:02 PM)
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    Technology Experts - QA, Test, and Support
  • Overview



    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for an experienced Hadoop Adminstrator  with Cloudera Experience in our prestigious Data Solutions team.   Our Data Solutions teams his highly awarded and recognized as one of the leading Big Data consulting parctices in the United States.   As a member of our Data Solutions team, you will be responsible for providing consulting and development services delivery of complex and innovative technology solutions to our client base using industry-leading products and technologies. 



    Job Overview:

    The Hadoop Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related to Big Data solutions and infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and Partners.

    This individual will assist project teams with technical issues in the Initiation and Planning phases of our standard Project Management Methodology. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions. Participation on projects is focused on smoothing the transition of projects from development staff to production staff by performing operations activities within the project life-cycle.

    This individual is accountable for the following systems: Hadoop (Cloudera) Big Data Cluster includeing the underlying Linux Operating System and installing and maintaining any required applications on the Hadoop Cluster.   Responsibilities on these systems include SA engineering and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation.




    • Represent broad expertise in domain team in technical design and estimating sessions with internal and external IT customers. Manage the day to day activities of Hadoop installation including architectural design and documentation of the system.
    • Provide support for and create logical and physical design
    • Analyze and recommend changes to improve efficiency, lower costs, and enhance quality of business applications
    • Responsible for implementation and support of the Enterprise Hadoop environment, including; design, capacity planning, cluster set up, performance tuning, monitoring, DR Planning, upgrades \ patching (Hadoop and Linux) and other administrative tasks as required.
    • Serve as thought leader and final decision maker able to drive team to conclusions regarding technical solutions
    • Integrating Cloudera with Single Sign-On and Enterprise Security Systems
    • Providing Hive and Impala Administration Services
    • Granting role-based access to services and data objects
    • Developing and communicating security models



    • Bachelor's degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science.
    • Systems Administration/System Engineer certification in Unix and Microsoft preferred.
    • Two plus years of Hadoop system adminstration.
    • Cloudera Administration certicfication strongly preferred.
    • Very good communication
    • PowerPoint and Visio Diagraming skills
    • Four to six years of system administration experience.
    • Ability to travel up to 50 percent, preferred.

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


    More About Perficient


    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 





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