• Cloudera Administrator

    Job Location(s) US-National
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2018 12:51 PM)
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    Technology Experts - Technical Consultant
  • 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 Data Solutions is looking for an experienced Cloudera Administrator. This is a national position that can be located in any well-connected city. Perficient is on a mission to help enterprises take advantage of modern data and analytics architectures, tools, and patterns to improve the business operations and better engage customers.  Perficient’s Data Solutions practice has won dozens of industry awards for our state-a-the-art and innovative solutions that we provide our customers.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to assist Perficient and its customers to grow the capabilities necessary to improve care through better use of data and information, and in the process take their career to the next level. 


    Job Overview:

    As a Cloudera Adminstrator you will participate in all aspects of the solution development lifecycle which includes estimating, technical design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and support of application developed for our clients. As a member working in a team environment you will take direction from solution architects and Leads on development activities.




    • Plan, Install, Manage, and Configure Cloudera Products including Cloudera Hadoop-based Data Hub, Navigator, Manager, Hive, Hbase, and associated security and key management services.  
    • Work with data engineering related groups in the support of the development of Hadoop, Spark, Python, and Hive soltuions
    • Work with IT Operations and Information Security Operations with monitoring and troubleshooting of incidents to maintain service levels.
    • Work with Information Security Vulnerability Management and vendors to remediate known impacting vulnerabilities.
    • Contribute to the evolving distributed systems architecture to meet changing requirements for scaling, reliability, performance, manageability, and cost.
    • Report utilization and performance metrics to user communities
    • Contributes to planning and implementation of new/upgraded hardware and software releases.
    • Responsible for monitoring the Hadoop, and Spark communities and vendors and report on important defects, feature changes, and or enhancements to the team.
    • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for administration tasks. Identify approaches to efficiencies in resource utilization, provide economies of scale, and simplify support issues.



    • 3-5 years experience with Cloudera Data Hub, Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Spark, Impala, Navigator, and Manager
    • Kerberos administration skills
    • Experience with Cloudera distribution
    • Familiarity with open source configuration management and deployment tools such as Puppet or Chef and Shell scripting
    • Familiarity with DevOps tools like Ansible, Nagios and HAProxy
    • Knowledge of Troubleshooting Core Java Applications is a plus
    • Proven track record in incorporating latest operational tools into big data platforms
    • BS or MS Degree in a Computer Science Related Field
    • Excellent communication skills including presentation skills

    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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