Hadoop Administrator (sd/sa)

Job type: Permanent, Full time

Location: Reading, Reading

£65000 to £85000

Sector: Technology

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Job description

Our client is a thriving Big Data consultancy and they are currently looking for a permanent Solutions Architect to join its team.


The Solutions Architect is a member of the Delivery team. Solutions Architects act as the technical leads and work on some exciting, distributed projects at private and public sector organisations. Engage from Proof of Concept (PoC) stages through to production implementation on complex distributed environments. You will need to be a problem solver who is content to collaboratively work with customers to advise them.


The following is a list of desired skills required for the role:

Linux OS - Familiarisation and understanding of the environment.

Coding/ scripting in Python, Java, Bash or Ansible - Evidence of reading either code base required.

Cloudera administration course.

Cloudera manager - Familiarisation of using Cloudera Manager.

Hadoop HDFS, Hive, Kafka, Impala and Ranger.

Kerberos integration skills - must be able to display competence with Kerberos.

SSL/ TLS - need to demonstrate an understanding of SSL/ TLS.

HDP (Hortonworks) - Familiarisation and experience of using Hortonworks.

Application deployment and troubleshooting skills.

Implementation of Cloudera and Hortonwork stack.

RDBMS skills for metadata.

Cloudera upgrades - experience of running Cloudera upgrades will be a positive.


The candidate must:

Be willing to travel worldwide for up to 6 weeks at any one time.


The candidate will benefit from:

Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 per annum.

25 days leave exclusive of UK Bank Holidays.

Flexible working while not on a client engagement.

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