Role Value Proposition: MetLife is seeking a Principal Hadoop Administrator to assist in managing a large-scale 7x24x365 Hadoop cluster environment. The incumbent will manage multiple projects and report on them to senior management. Will also be responsible for representing the Big Data team with regard to new technology and will document and recommend new directions. This individual will work closely with our application development teams to design, develop and implement new enhancements and database applications and provide support in development and production environments. The ideal candidate will be technically savvy, with excellent communication skills and possess the ability to build relationships and collaborate effectively with business and technology partners. If you have a passion for technology with a proven track record of implementing new technology apply today.
•The candidate will be responsible for ensuring the continuous availability of several Hadoop and NoSQL clusters- evaluating and operationalizing new technologies, automation, and innovating new ways to manage database infrastructure.
•Manage and maintain servers across multiple environments.
•Advise development teams on clustering, indexing and other performance and architecture issues
•Monitor deployments for capacity and performance
•Define and implement backup strategies per data retention requirements
•Administer NoSQL databases to achieve 100% monthly availability
•Solve production problems when needed 24x7 Develop and document best practices for data migration (serve in on call rotation)
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
•8+ years of related experience managing large scale production databases utilizing one or more of the following (Hadoop, MongoDB, HBase, SOLR)
•Unix/Database Administration experience in Hadoop big data platform (BigInsights or Hortonworks)
•Experience in Hadoop software installs and upgrades
•Experience in SOLR and Hbase
•Experience in working with Linux platform
•Ability to setup HA
•Good knowledge in Shell Scripting and BigSQL is a must
•Strong in troubleshooting skills for performance issues and implementing the solutions
•Needs to be good team player and work Independently
•Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Computer science or related field
•Mongo DB, Splunk
Internal Number: 98266
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