Big Data Administrator

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies
City: Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Position ID: J0920-0243
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

CGI Montreal is looking for an intermediate Big Data Administrator

Your future duties and responsibilities

In a multi-cultural team installing, upgrading, configuring, and maintaining a Hadoop cluster.
Because security is key for us: setup security (Kerberos, AD, IDMP,SSL …)
As you don’t like to repeat the same task over and over: automate operations, installation and monitoring of the Hadoop Framework.
Participate to the continuous evaluation of Hadoop infrastructure requirements and design/deploy solutions (high availability, big data clusters, haddop in public cloud, etc)
Because you always question yourself for the better: cluster Monitoring, Troubleshooting and Configuration
As you know that evidences and traces are important in case of incdent: manage and review Hadoop log files
Part of a BigData feature team, key element of a Follow the Sun support it means you will work with multi-site team, deliver tasks of Agile Sprints and act upon incidents to ensure a 7/7 – 24/24 production.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Technical Skills:
HDFS, Knox, Kafka, Hbase, Hive, Spark, Ranger, Kerberos, SSL, Linux, Shell programming

Experience Needed:
2+ years of relevant professional experience in Unix and Linux Systems, server hardware, virtualization, RedHat
At least 2 years of experience of Hadoop (HortonWorks or Cloudera)
Proven experience with automation
Excellent troubleshooting techniques
Good communication skills over the phone, e-mail and documentation

Desired / Plus:
Java and/or Python experience
Knowledge of Hadoop in Public Cloud (e.g. Azure HD Insight)
Knowledge of Ansible

Educational Requirements:
Degree in Computer Science or related experience

Languages: English, French

What you can expect from us

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