Job Title:

Senior Hadoop Administrator


TGT Solutions Inc


Greater Toronto Area, ON

About us

We are a premier Systems Integrator focused on helping organizations to “Profit Through Technology®” since 1996. As a proud Canadian company, we are a team of innovative professionals experiencing exponential growth. We are seeking a Senior Hadoop Administrator to join our team, located in the GTA.

About you

In this role, you are the subject matter expert in the planning, designing, implementation, and execution phases of Big Data projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Take the lead in ongoing administration and capacity planning for large parts of the Hadoop infrastructure
  • Coding, testing, and documentation of new or modified automation for deployment and monitoring
  • Developing standards and processes for big data platforms in support of projects and initiatives
  • Configure and monitor of job isolation, security, and resource queues
  • Ability to quickly perform critical analysis and use creative approaches for solving complex problems
  • Install Hadoop updates, patches, and version upgrades as required
  • Develop scripts and tools to automate regular Hadoop administration tasks
  • Coordinate efforts with IT and Operations to ensure that the Hadoop architecture, data structures and processes meet the business requirements and objectives
  • Create project plans, manage milestones, create and distribute reports and manage risks
  • Communicate effectively with senior management, team members and the client

Mandatory attributes

  • Related University degree or College diploma
  • 5 or more years hands-on experience with supporting Linux production environments
  • 3 or more years hands-on experience with supporting Hadoop in production
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, presentation and interpersonal skills

Technical Skillsets

  • 3 years’ experience with the Hortonworks distribution of Hadoop
  • 5 years’ experience managing other databases such as Oracle, SQL Server or My SQL
  • Strong Scripting skills in the Windows, Unix and Linux Environments
  • Experience managing and performance tuning in “on Premise” and Cloud Environments
  • Some Java development experience would be preferred
  • Exposure to Automation tools Such as Jenkins would be recommended

Employment Type:         Full time

Only qualified candidates eligible to work in Canada will be considered for this position.

TGT Solutions offers a competitive compensation plan than includes a comprehensive benefits program, paid vacation, and sick days.


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Posted 2018-07-25

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