McGraw Hill Financial Hadoop Administrator in Richmond, Virginia
As a HADOOP Administrator you will Support, Administer, Manage, and Tune the sub-Terra byte Data Systems that will enable S&P Global Market Intelligence to ingest, manage, process and serve-up Market Data Products (Global Risk Solutions, Pricing, Ratings & Financial Aggregates) as well as our highly transactional and dynamic web based CIQ Platform & Credit Solutions Portal. You will lead large-scale Hadoop cluster environments, handling all Hadoop environment builds, including design, cluster setup, performance tuning, ongoing monitoring and capacity planning.
Do you love working every single day collaborating with the global team in ensuring reliability and supportability of the HDFS Clusters and other Open Source Software such as SOLR - Cassandra? Are you passionate about leading key database releases for QA, Alpha, Production and DR as part of the overall SDLC? In this role you will maintain the Software by patch applications and enhancements - upgrades of environments.* Automate routine maintenance tasks using standard scripting practices * Work with other teams with in operations and peer groups like Development and QA. * Work with IT Service Management and other groups and make sure that all events, incidents and problems are resolved as per the SLA. * Contribute to best of breed product support tools including run books, monitoring, and knowledge bases to aid in the product support process. * Suggest improvements to current processes and tools we use and also suggest implementation ideas.
The Scope & Impact:* Our Platform products rely on data to allow our customers to find the companies, securities and markets they are passionate about, to explore the relationships between entities, and to search using public identifiers (CUSIPs, ISINs, SEDOLs, Tickers, etc). This critical backend driven data allow our users to value their portfolios, monitor market moving events, understand their risk and maintain their back office systems. * Contribute to the achievement of Hadoop Administration objectives * Work on issues where analysis of situation or data requires review of relevant factors.
The Career Opportunity:* This is the place to hone your existing HDFS and leadership skills while having the chance to become exposed to divergent technologies (Oracle in RAC environments, Golden Gate Replication, Exadata, Dataguard, ZDS Appliances, WebLogic, Sonic JMS, MySQL, Informatica, MS SQL Server Product Family, NoSQL, SOLR, Vertica, Cassandra, active-active Databases, and petabyte storage levels). * As a critical member of the team, you will have the opportunity collaborate with a global team of database administrators and engineers who have recently graduated as well as other team members who are authorities in their domain. * Handle Production Database Support rotation on a need basis in weekends.
The Team - The Business:* You will be part of a premier IT Services and Operations team supporting various product offerings of S&P Global Market Intelligence powered by various middle tier, database and OS technologies and used by tens of thousands of users globally. The team is responsible for ensuring Greater Reliability, High Performance, High Availability and Scalability. * You will work with a group of intelligent and visionary professionals recruited from top industries. You and your team will provide the database support, administration, scalability, performance tuning, release and architecture of large-scale data processing, aggregation and retrieval systems.
Your Skills:* Good hands on experience in Linux Environments * Extensive Experience with HDFS (Hortonworks is preferred) and its associated technologies like Spark, HIVE, Yarn, Kafka is required. * Experience with additional open Source tools like SOLR, Cassandra, Vertica and PostgreSQL is a huge advantage * Good experience with Operations, administration, performance tuning, and database monitoring. * Good knowledge on Shell Programming, Python, Perl Scripting, JSON or any other scripting or program language is a requirement. * Superb communication skills, with strong verbal and writing proficiencies. * Ability to solve problems involving Client Libraries (like JDBC), Web Logic, Operating Systems, Network and Storage is preferred.
Additional Note - Our Hiring Manager says:* We are looking for the kind of person who is not only a roll up the sleeves devoted Hadoop Administrator, but also a passionate team member who can lead by example and motivate their peers to excel.
Qualifications:* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Engineering * 3 years of hands-on database administration, support and performance tuning experience * Experience in a start-up or Agile or Dev Ops environment is a plus. * ITIL V3 Foundation Certified - preferred
_About S&P Global Market Intelligence_
At S&P Global Market Intelligence, we know that not all information is important—some of it is vital. Accurate, deep and insightful. We integrate financial and industry data, research and news into tools that help track performance, generate alpha, identify investment ideas, understand competitive and industry dynamics, perform valuation and assess credit risk. Investment professionals, government agencies, corporations and universities globally can gain the intelligence essential to making business and financial decisions with conviction.
S&P Global Market Intelligence is a division of S&P Global (NYSE:
SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence. For more information, visit,S&P Global Market Intelligence
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