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202219 Requisition #
Role Purpose:
 
As a key aide to both the IT Infrastructure and Development teams, you will help support existing systems 24x7 and responsible for administering current Open source Platforms such as Elastic search, Logstash, Kibana, Airflow, PrestoSQL.  The candidate will be responsible for managing Data platform Cluster environments and will work with teammates to maintain, optimize, develop, and integrate working solutions for our big data tech stack. To support the product development process in line with the product roadmap for product maintenance and enhancement such that the quality of software deliverables maintains excellent customer relationships and increases the customer base.
 
If you have the skills and “can do” attitude, we would love to talk to you!
 
 
Major Job Functions:
 
  1. Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for implementation and ongoing administration of  Open Source platform infrastructure
  • Aligning with the systems engineering team to propose and deploy new hardware and software environments required for NoSQL and SQL platforms and to expand existing environments
  • Expert knowledge with delivering open source Solutions in the cloud with AWS or Azure.
  • Hands-on day-to-day expert experience in administering a Data platforms.
  • Setting environments for operational efficiencies including HA configuration, Monitoring & Alerting, Security etc. 
  • Performance tuning and working closely with application teams.
  • Application performance monitoring (APPMON).
  • Experience in handling user onboarding and automation.
  • Diligently teaming with the infrastructure, network, database, application and business intelligence teams to guarantee high data quality and availability
  • Collaborating with application teams to perform software updates, patches, version upgrades when required
  • General operational expertise such as good troubleshooting skills, understanding of system’s capacity, bottlenecks, basics of memory, CPU, OS, storage, and networks
  • The most essential requirements are: They should be able to deploy Data platform cluster, add and remove nodes, keep track of jobs, monitor critical parts of the cluster, configure name-node high availability, schedule and configure it and take backups
  • Solid Understanding on premise and Cloud network architectures
  • Advanced experience with AD/LDAP security integration  and ACL configurations
  • Ability to configure and support API and OpenSource integrations
  • Experience working with DevOps environment, developing solutions utilizing Ansible, etc.
  • Will collaborate and communication with all levels of technical and senior business management
  • Will require on-call 24X7 support of production systems on a rotation basis with other team members
  • Pro-actively evaluate evolving technologies and recommend solutions to business problems.
 
  1. Teamwork 
  • To work as part of a team to achieve the departmental standards.
  • To work together with other departments and divisions within the organisation to identify any process improvements and improve standards, efficiency and profitability.
 
  1. Required Knowledge / Skills / Experience: 
  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent.
  • 3+ years of Linux (Redhat) system administration
  • 3+ years in SQL and NoSQL platform administration 
  • Knowledge in Hadoop infrastructure administration
  • Kerberos administration skills
  • Familiarity with open source configuration management and deployment tools such as Puppet or Chef and Shell scripting
  • Must have strong experience in DevOps tools like Ansible and HAProxy. Automating deployments and monitoring/alerting tasks using Ansible.
  • Strong Problem Solving and creative thinking skills
  • Effective oral and written communications
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams
  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the business strategy and use of back office applications.
  • Ability to adapt to multi-lingual and multicultural environment, additional language skills are a bonus.
  • Ability to handle conflicting priorities.
  • Ability to learn.
  • Adaptability.
  • Receptive to change.
  • Ability to communicate with business users at all levels
  • Analytical skills
  • Self-motivated and pro-active

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