Hadoop Administrator in Charlotte, NC at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

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Hadoop Administrator Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Hadoop Administrator for an opportunity in Charlotte, NC. We are looking for an exceptional technical leader with experience managing and administrating Hadoop platforms and good architecture insight on large Hadoop data & analytics environments running MapR 5/6, CDH 5.14+, and RHEL 6.10+/7.6+ services. The platform is shared by multiple applications and multiple development teams. Resource needed to support and transition of Global Markets applications from MapR to Cloudera Hadoop. In addition, the resource will be installing/administering new Hadoop clusters, expanding the existing clusters to meet growing demands. The resource will also work on new Proof of Concepts for products like IBM BigSQL, Data Privacy/Data Encryption tools, Object Storage. Upon successful POC, products like Bluedata, Nifi, Atscale, SAS InDB, Protegrity need to be installed and configured for tenant use.


  • Install/upgrade CDH & MapR components
  • Set up new clusters
  • Collaborate with SA team on OS revisions
  • Conduct capacity planning
  • Optimize platform performance
  • Test/troubleshoot Hadoop components
  • Explore new big data tools & technologies.
  • Collaborate with development teams to create common libraries
  • Establish Hadoop programming standards/best practices.


  • Must have 3+ yrs Cloudera/MapR
  • 7+ yrs in data oriented solutions.
  • 3+ years in configuring/managing Hadoop components
  • Programming experience in Java and Linux Shell scripting.
  • Solid understanding of Linux OS, networking, security using Kerberos/Active Directory/SSL/PowerBroker
  • Space management to run Hadoop on bare metal servers
  • Familiarity with Python notebooks
  • Cloud computing, Docker containers
  • HBase, Kafka, job scheduling via autosys, mysql administration for metadata, software development using continuous integration and deployment are desirable.
  • Experienced in Agile methods & Jira storyboarding.
  • Familiarity with DW, ETL & BI technologies

Top required skillsets:

  • Hadoop Architecture (3+ years)
  • Cloudera/MapR Administration (3+ years)
  • Data oriented solutions (7+ years)
  • Platform troubleshooting

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.