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Big Data Administrator
Title:Big Data Administrator
Location:Radford, VA
Security Clearance:Secret

Contract Labor Category: IT Certified Professional - Senior


Security Clearance: DOD Interim Secret as a minimum


Citizenship: US


  1. A total of at least 5 years of experience with UNIX systems and extensive experience with Big Data.


Required Certifications:

  1. CompTIA Security+

  2. Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 3 months after project join date.


Position Requirements:

Big Data Administrator: This position is for a Big Data administrator to manage a 36 node Big Data cluster. This position will be on the Service Operations UNIX team and will involve working closely with the UNIX, database, and cybersecurity teams.

• Serve as overall subject matter expert on Big Data.
• Collaborate with multiple teams to manage a large Big Data cluster.
• Work with the customer to assist in project activities and tasks.
• Maintain all applicable STIGs and apply IAVA patches for the big data cluster in accordance with customer guidance.


Required skills:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 administration experience

  • Working Knowledge of the open source configuration management tool Puppet

  • Extensive Open source Big Data platform administration experience, to include the following:

    • Hadoop

    • HDFS

    • HBase

    • Map Reduce

    • Yarn

    • Spark

    • Pig

    • Hive

    • Storm

    • R

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience effectively managing large-scale projects

  • Working knowledge of DoD STIGs, and IA Vulnerability Management (IAVM).


    Desired skills:

  • None other than stated above


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