Hadoop Administrator German Speaking

Hadoop Administrator German Speaking

  • Location

    Braunschweig, Niedersachsen

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    Up to €700.00 per day

  • Contact:

    Drew Derry

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months + Possible Extension

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Hadoop Administrator - German Speaking
Location: Braunschweig, Germany (Maybe some travel)
Rate: €700 per day (Negotiable)
Duration: 6 Months + Possible Extension
Start: ASAP
Languages: Mandatory: German (B2/equivalent) & English

Hadoop Administration, Platform Support and preferably in Hortonworks, Linux

Role description/ main responsibilities:
*Responsible for maintaining and optimizing Hadoop clusters
*Responsible for the implementation and ongoing administration of Hadoop infrastructure including monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting
*Provide support to users in line with agreed SLA's and according to best practices on service request, incident and problem management
*Triage production issues when they occur with other operational teams.
*Work closely with infrastructure, network, database, business intelligence and application teams to ensure business applications are highly available and performing within agreed on service levels.
*Write automation code, scripts for managing large Big Data clusters
*Participate in the on-call rotation supporting the infrastructure
*Hands on to troubleshoot incidents, formulate theories and test hypothesis, and narrow down possibilities to find the root cause
*Maintaining cluster health and HDFS space for better performance
*Configuration changes and Troubleshooting
*Weekly cluster health Status Report
*Queue creation and modification
*Ambari/HDP Upgradation
*MySQL DB Management activities

Pre-requisite Skills & Experience/ qualifications:
Must Have:
*Bachelors 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 with Information Technology
*Minimum 2 years of experience in Hadoop Administration and Platform Support
*Strong Hadoop Administration skills: experience working in Hortonworks Ambari (Preferred) or Cloudera Manager, Ganglia, Nagios
*Fluency in German language

Nice to have:
*Experience in working with ITIL framework
*Experience in maintenance and support of Hadoop cluster built on Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP).
*Operational expertise in troubleshooting, understanding of system's capacity, bottlenecks, basics of memory, CPU, OS, storage, and networks
*Experience in Unix /Linux Server Management Tools
*Strong Experience in Shell and Perl scripting and exposure to Python
*Experience in using Hadoop Schedulers & in Job Schedule Management
*Exposure to setting up AD/LDAP/Kerberos Authentication Models
*Hadoop Administrator External Certification will have advantage
*Exposure to Real-time Execution engines like Spark, Storm, Kafka Experience in Service Management Ticketing tools & Version control Management tools
*Strong understanding Hadoop Admin, Spark, Hive, Oozie and Big data related technology
*At least 3+ years of experience in Project life cycle activities on development and maintenance projects.
*Ability to work in team in diverse/ multiple stakeholder environment
*Experience and desire to work in a Global delivery environment
*Besides the professional qualifications of the candidates we place great importance in addition to various forms of personality profile. These include:
*High analytical skills
*A high degree of initiative and flexibility
*High customer orientation
*High quality awareness
*Excellent verbal and written communication skills
*Should be able to communicate by telephone, email or face to face. Should be flexible to work in shift and weekends as per project need. Travel may be required as per the job requirements.

If you are interested in this role, can recommend anyone, or require further information please do not hesitate to contact Drew Derry on 01932 83 7792 or via email on