Big Data Platform Administrator

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

DST is hiring an Analytic Platform Administrator in KCMO to support predictive, distributed analytic applications in Hadoop and an MPP.

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

Role responsibilities to include:

  • Responsible for managing, support, implementation, updates, patches, health checks and ongoing administration of Big Data Analytics platform infrastructure
  • Implement best practices to manage data capacity, node forecasting, monitoring, alerts, and planning
  • Evaluate new tools and technologies around the Big Data Analytics platform infrastructure
  • Provide governance to development teams around change, release, problem & incident management
  • Document system diagrams, configurations, procedures and upgrades

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience installing, configuring, monitoring, and administering large Hadoop clusters and big data platforms
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working with traditional database technologies
  • Experience with columnar database technologies
  • Minimum of 2 years working with Hadoop tools and technologies – HDFS, Pig, Hive and MapReduce/YARN etc
  • Minimum of 2 years working with MPP tools and technologies – Greenplum (preferred), Netezza, Teradata, Hana or Exadata
  • Familiarity with message brokers such as ActiveMQ or HornetQ; Enterprise Service Bus such as MuleESB or Fuse; NoSQL such as HBase, Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB
  • A demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Prior experience working on specialized systems such as fraud detection, advanced analytics, monitoring etc. , a plus

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