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Staff Systems Engineer (Hadoop Cluster System Administration)

Walmart
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
1159388BRReq ID:1159388BRCompany Summary:The Walmart eCommerce team is rapidly innovating to evolve and define the future state of shopping. As the worlds largest retailer, we are on a mission to help people save money and live better. With the help of some of the brightest minds in technology, merchandising, marketing, supply chain, talent and more, we are reimagining the intersection of digital and physical shopping to help achieve that mission.Job Title:Staff Systems Engineer (Hadoop Cluster System Administration)Position Summary:The WalmartLabs Big Fast Data Operations team is seeking a mid-level systems administrator interested in working at the intersection of Linux system administration, Hadoop cluster system operations, and system administration automation. The Big Fast Data team operates a multi-tenant Hadoop-based computational platform utilized by many of Walmarts data scientists and application engineering teams for their big data processing capabilities, and also leads Walmarts initiatives to use cloud-based technologies for big data applications. Were looking for an engineer that can help support our big data environment, working in areas such as hardware platform management, shell scripting and automation, Linux system administration, and writing web-based administrative support applications, all while participating in a pager rotation to make sure that everything is always up and running. Responsibilities include: * Performing system administration tasks to maintain and improve the big data environment, ranging from tactical server and operating system administration to planning and executing projects that upgrade or reconfigure online systems * Developing software that combines open-source and custom components to simplify and automate routine big data management tasks, for example, writing command-line or web-based interfaces that automate common procedures in a user-friendly manner * Working closely with senior systems engineers and architects to investigate new big data tools and technologies and their application to common use cases and design patterns, such as big data processing using cloud-based platforms * Providing technical assistance to a broad community of big data infrastructure users, such as software application engineers and data scientists * Participating in a periodic on-call pager rotation of systems operations engineers responsible for the continuous availability of Walmarts big data infrastructureCity:SUNNYVALEState:CAPosition Description:The WalmartLabs Big Fast Data Operations team is seeking an entry-level systems administrator interested in working at the intersection of Linux system administration, Hadoop cluster system operations, and system administration automation. The Big Fast Data team operates a multi-tenant Hadoop-based computational platform utilized by many of Walmarts data scientists and application engineering teams for their big data processing capabilities, and also leads Walmarts initiatives to use cloud-based technologies for big data applications. Were looking for an engineer that can help build and support our big data environment, working in areas such as hardware platform management, automation, Linux system administration, and writing web-based administrative support applications, all while participating in a pager rotation to make sure that everything is always up and running. Responsibilities include: * Performing system administration tasks to maintain and improve the big data environment, ranging from tactical server and operating system administration to planning and executing projects that upgrade or reconfigure online systems * Developing software that combines open-source and custom components to simplify and automate routine big data management tasks, for example, writing command-line or web-based interfaces that automate common procedures in a user-friendly manner * Work to investigate new big data tools and technologies and their application to common use cases and design patterns, such as big data processing using cloud-based platforms * Providing technical assistance to a broad community of big data infrastructure users, such as software application engineers and data scientists * Contribute to architectural decisions based on the changing needs of the cluster and its users. * Participating in a periodic on-call pager rotation of systems operations engineers responsible for the continuous availability of Walmarts big data infrastructureMinimum Qualifications:* Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline, or equivalent experience * Experience with Linux system administration, networking, storage system configuration, performance tuning * Experience with at least one scripting language, such as bash, Python, Perl, or Ruby * Ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience * Experience working in highly-available cluster environments. * Experience with monitoring solutions- (e.g., ganglia, grafana, Nagios, check_mk) * Experience with configuration management- preferably Puppet or Ansible.Additional Preferred Qualifications:* Experience building web-based user services using common web frameworks, such as Python/Django, PHP/Fuel, or Ruby on Rails * Experience with SQL database systems and database technologies (e.g., MySQL, Oracle, Cassandra) * Experience working with Hadoop big data technologies, such as Hadoop Streaming, Hive, Pig, HBase, or related technologiesCategory:Information Technology Brand:Walmart Labs

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Posted: 2018-10-05 Expires: 2019-09-14

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