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MapR Infrastructure Specialist at PREDICTif Solutions

at N.F. Smith & Associates, LP

Posted: 3/15/2019
Job Reference #: 217317
Categories: Other/General

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The MapR Infrastructure Specialist applies computer skills and programming acumen to install and configure MapR clusters.

Principle Accountabilities:

Ø Install and configure MapR clusters in on-premise and cloud environments

Ø Complete capacity planning and specifications of all needed server and edge nodes

Ø Run performance tuning to optimize the performance of MapR clusters

Ø Enforce best practices for capacity planning, and integration of new and existing MapR ecosystem components.

Ø Participate in software and system performance analysis, tuning and demand forecasting.

Ø Discuss system improvement options with peers, department chiefs and superiors

Required Skills

Required Experience

Ø BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience

Ø 7+ years relevant work experience, including high-volume or critical production service environment

Ø Network infrastructure design and troubleshooting

Ø Strong Linux system administrator skills (4+ years)

Ø Hands-on experience deploying Linux-based solutions

Ø Knowledge of file system & kernel internals (latency, throughput, availability, consistency, security, etc…)

Ø Familiar with different security technologies (Kerberos, SSL, PAM, etc...)

Ø A good understanding of technologies such as networking, Active Directory, load balancing, HA, SQL and bigdata

Ø A good understanding of different storage technologies

Ø Familiarity with Cloud services (Azure, AWS, etc…)

Job Location
Houston, Texas, United States
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