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Senior Hadoop Engineer in McLean, VA at CALIBRE

Date Posted: 5/1/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    McLean, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
    SP 2900-585

Job Description

SPEAR, A CALIBRE COMPANY is seeking a Senior Hadoop Engineer to join our team in McLean, VA! The Senior Hadoop Engineer will be responsible for the following: 

  • Implementation and support of the Enterprise Hadoop environment.
  • Involves designing, capacity arrangement, cluster set up, performance fine-tuning, monitoring, structure planning, scaling and administration.
  • The candidate will routinely work closely with infrastructure, network, database, business intelligence and application teams to ensure business applications are highly available and performing within agreed on service levels.
  • Need to implement concepts of Hadoop eco system such as YARN, MapReduce, HDFS, HBase, Spark, Zookeeper, Pig and Hive.
  • Accountable for storage, performance tuning and volume management of Hadoop clusters and MapReduce routines.
  • In command of setup, configuration and security for Hadoop clusters using Kerberos.
  • Monitor Hadoop cluster connectivity and performance.
  • Manage and analyze Hadoop log files.
  • File system management and monitoring.
  • Develop and document best practices
  • HDFS support and maintenance.
  • Setting up new Hadoop users.
  • Responsible for the new and existing administration of Hadoop infrastructure. 

Required Skills


  • Active Top Secret Clearance with CI Polygraph
  • High School Diploma
  • 5+ years applicable experience
  • Able to participate in on-call support rotation for after-hours support.
  • Embrace a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Excellent communication skills. 

Desirable Skills:

  • Linux background with experience kick starting new machines. 

SPEAR, A CALIBRE COMPANY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

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