Title Big Data Administrator Client Location Auburn Hills, MI Duration Duration 12+ months contract Description Skills Big Data Solution Admin Hadoop, Greenplum version 5.x, HAWQ, Sqoop, Hortonworks, SPARK, RabbitMQ, Spring XD, Linux. Provide day-to-day front-line system administration support for all products included in the Pivotal Big Data Suite (including DCA, Pivotal HD, Greenplum, HAWQ, Hortonworks, SPARK, RabbitMQ, Spring XD, Data Management and Admin Tools, Libraries, Data Domain etc.) Also provide day-to-day support for open source projects installed on the system that were approved by EMC and supported by Pivotal. a. Monitoring Proactive capacity and performance monitoring and reporting on a bi-weekly basis of the BDS Suite environment (including, but not limited to hardware, software, network, storage) and where necessary if built in tools are not there, create pro-active alerts to administer by writing appropriate scripts to notify the BDS Administrator of developing situation that may affect the performance or availability to the end users. The BDS Administrator should be capable of building and deploying management, monitoring and metrics related scripts as may be necessary. The BDS Administrator will work with FCArsquos network administrator, provide support for any network components that are within the Pivotal DCA stack. b. Configuration Perform BDS environment configuration reviews on a periodic basis as part of the health check initiative jointly with Pivotal support to make sure the environment is up to date. c. IncidentsProblemsService Requests The BDS Administrator will act as the single point of contact for management of incidents, problems, and service requests for the BDS platform that interface with client systems, including on call paging. When reported by the client user or observed otherwise, BDS Administrator will resolve the issues in the system giving appropriate urgency. The BDS Administrator will escalate issues following the appropriate escalation path based on the severity level assigned- severity level 1, severity level 2, or severity level 3. Do the root cause analysis of resolved incidents and follow up with problem tickets if needed. BDS Administrator will execute the service requests following the appropriate client process. i. If the BDS Administrator is not able to resolve the issue, then the Administrator will take the lead and engage the right level of technical expertise from Pivotal, EMC Support, Hortonworks Support and if applicable work with Pivotal support to coordinate the trouble shooting efforts, until the incident is resolved and brought to a favorable closure. Should the issue be related to Hortonworks the BDS Administrator will open a Hortonworks ticket after confirmation from the Pivotal support that the issue is related to Hortonworks. ii. During Incidents, join bridge calls as may be needed, take the lead to engage the right technical staff from EMC, Pivotal, and Hortonworks iii. Coordinate access into clientrsquos Commercial Datacenters as needed working jointly with EMC support and client local team iv. Coordinate Incident, Problem, Change and Service Requests with appropriate client teams v. The client teams will also have the flexibility to open problem incidents on their own with the appropriate vendor. d. Software management Maintain the Release Levels, Patch Levels, and any Interim Releases, to address any bugs in the system that may have been resolved through approved and released patch fixes. Work with FCA Architecture teams e. Backup Recovery Will plan, execute and monitor the backing up of the Data at risk, system files, and restore them in case needed. This includes, but is not limited to, backups for HDFS, HAWQ, Greenplum, Hortonworks and local file systems on any management nodes. 2. When necessary, coordinate with EMC backup teams 3.Manage system security and integration with clientrsquos directory services systems. 4.Provide day-to-day support to the client application development teams 5.Assist the client application development teams with platform assistance and performance tuning 6.Migrate application components between environments (Dev, Test, Prod) Please send resume to Please no phone calls Thank you for looking at our job post. Please take a look at our other job posts and tell your friends.