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Job Description:

This candidate will belong to an approximately twelve person Cloud Operations systems administration team that is part of a larger Operations team working in a dynamic customer environment. Candidate will be responsible for supporting several cloud based repositories during the weekend and after hours. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: (1) monitor system health, (2) troubleshoot/escalate system problems, (3) maintain storage systems, (4) interface with external teams and other parts of the Operations team for hardware, network, and infrastructure support, (5) ensure system security requirements are satisfied, and (6) administer user accounts.

Basic Requirements:
  • At least one (1) year experience managing and monitoring large Hadoop clusters (>200 nodes).
  • At least two (2) years experience writing software scripts using scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Ruby for software automation.
  • At least two (2) years experience in the implementation and technical support of multi-platform, multi-system networks, including those composed of CISCO and UNIX or LINUX-based hardware platforms, to encompass diagnosing network performance shortcomings and designing and implementing performance improvements.
  • At least two (2) years experience implementing network solutions for complex, high performance systems composed of UNIX or LINUX-based hardware platforms.
  • Demonstrated the ability to work with OpenSource (NoSQL) products that support highly distributed, massively parallel computation needs such as Hbase, CloudBase/Acumulo, Big Table, etc.
  • Demonstrated work experience with the Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS).
  • Hadoop/Cloud Developer Certification or comparable Cloud System/Service Certification. Six (6) months experience administering or implementing Cloud technology will be accepted as substitution for certification.
Desired Experience:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of analytical needs and requirements, query syntax, data flows, and traffic manipulation.
  • Technical experience and knowledge of peer-to-peer distributed storage networks, peer-to-peer routing and application messaging frameworks.
  • Significant experience provisioning and sustaining network infrastructures and have experience developing, operating, and managing networks required to operate in a secure PKI, IPSEC, or VPN enabled environment.
  • Active Security+ certification (or obtain within 6 months)
  • Active RHCSA certification (or obtain within 6 months)
  • Shall be able to work at the CSC for four (4) ten (10) hour shifts each week. Must include at least one weekend day shift. Remaining shifts can be eve or midnight shifts.
  • Strong LINUX command line skills
  • Strong Communication skills
  • NiFi skills
  • Experience with Bash, Python, and Configuration Management tools (i.e. Puppet, Chef)
Shield Consulting Solutions is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a full time position

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