Big Data MMP Administrator

Company: DST Systems
Salary: Competitive
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: TBA

Job Description:

DST has petabytes of data to be used in the creation of predictive analytics and is currently seeking a Big Data MPP Administrator to support and manage the Big Data MPP technologies and solutions. This individual will support Enterprise and business unit Machine Learning Engineers, Data Scientists, and Big Data Developers by providing Support around the MPP, Columnar, EDW support for the platform.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Managing, support, implementation and ongoing administration of Big Data MPP platform infrastructure
  • Provide end user support and expertise for the MPP infrastructure to development teams
  • Managing, support, implementation and ongoing administration of Big Data MPP platform infrastructure
  • Implement best practices to manage data capacity and node forecasting and planning
  • Evaluate new tools and technologies around the Big Data MPP platform infrastructure
  • Perform application updates, patches, health checks and system configurations on platforms
  • Provide governance to development teams around change, release, problem & Incident management
  • Document system diagrams, configurations, procedures and upgrades
  • Implement system wide monitoring, alerts, and automated recovery

Candidate will possess:

  • Minimum of 2 years working with MPP tools and technologies – Greenplum (preferred), Netezza, Teradata, Hana or Exadata
  • Experience installing, configuring, monitoring, and administering large MPP systems
  • Prior experience in supporting, monitoring and maintaining high volume, big data MPP systems
  • Hands on experience with proactively monitoring and setting up Alerting mechanism for both database and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with traditional database technologies, including:
    • SQL
    • DB2, Oracle, Microsoft
    • ETL processes and tools
    • DataStage, Infromatica, SSIS
    • ER modeling
    • Dimensional modeling
  • Strong knowledge/experience with columnar database technologies
  • Proven ability to work with modelers, architects, BI Team and ETL analysts to determine the appropriate physical data architecture, including table layouts, Indexes, data storage schemes, etc. based on Greenplum solution and workload
  • Proficient in SQL, Perl, Unix Shell scripting to automate administrative tasks
  • A demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Prior experience working on specialized systems such as fraud detection, advanced analytics, monitoring etc. would be beneficial
  • Expertise in Performance optimization (SQL code, Platform)
  • Experience creating and maintaining data warehouses.
  • Ability to conduct technical reviews and walkthroughs of system design documentation with development and design team members

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