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System Administrator

Washington, DC
ANALYTICA is seeking a System Administrator to support a federal government agency in Washington, D.C. 

  • The System Administrator will migrate Solaris servers to Red Hat Enterprise Linux Servers and will also help Mature the Hortonworks Hadoop Cluster
  • Build, support, manage, patch, break/fix, root cause analysis, troubleshooting, etc for Solaris and RHEL
  • Troubleshoot any configuration issues rising from the migration from Solaris to RHEL
  • Hadoop System Administrator will be responsible to mature the Hadoop cluster as well as installing, configuring, and supporting the HDP cluster
Required Experience: 
  • 5-7 Years Minimum Relevant Experience Needed
  • Needs to know how to maintain and configure Solaris
  • Proficient in maintaining RHEL
  • Red Hat Certified Engineer
  • Knowledgeable in Linux Command Line Tools
  • Monitor system performance
  • Create file systems
  • Must have good knowledge of shell scripts
  • Create, Delete and modify user and groups
  • Full knowledge of HBase for efficient Hadoop Administration
  • Proficiency in Linux scripting and also in Hive, Oozie and HCatalog
  • Manage and maintain the Hadoop clusters for uninterrupted job
  • Routine check-up, back-up and monitoring of the entire system
  • Ensuring the connectivity and network is always up and running
  • Planning for capacity upgrading, downsizing as and when the need arises
  • Managing the HDFS and ensuring it is working optimally at all times
  • Securing the Hadoop cluster in a foolproof manner is paramount
  • Regulating the administration rights depending on job profile of users
  • Adding new users over time and discarding redundant users smoothly
Desired Qualifications:
  • Exceptional problem solving and technical troubleshooting skills
  • HDP Certified Administrator (HDPCA)
  • The HDP Certified Administrator (HDPCA) exam is designed for Hadoop System Administrators responsible for installing, configuring, and support an HDP cluster
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

About ANALYTICA: Analytica is a leading consulting and information technology solutions provider to public sector organizations supporting health, civilian, and national security missions. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Washington D.C., the company is an established SBA certified HUBZone and 8(a) small business that has been recognized by Inc. Magazine each of the past three years as one of the 250 fastest-growing companies in the U.S.  Analytica specializes in providing software and systems engineering, information management, analytics & visualization, agile project management, and management consulting services. The company is appraised by the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) at CMMI┬« Maturity Level 3 and is an ISO 9001:2008 certified provider.
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