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Big Data Administrator

Unisys - Alexandria, VA

Alexandria, VA 22301


Summary / DescriptionWe are seeking motivated, career and customer oriented Big Data Administrator, interested in joining our team in Springfield, VA and exploring an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

Description:As a Hadoop administrator, you will be responsible for coordinating with the infrastructure support team to provision hardware and support OS level changes. Additionally, you will be coordinating with users of the Big Data environment to ensure proper access and resource allocations. Additional responsibilities include:* Installing, configuring, and upgrading the Cloudera distribution of Hadoop* Installing, configuring, and upgrading ElasticSearch* Supporing Big Data ecosystem services including, but not limited to: HDFS, HBase, Hive, Impala, Kafka, and Spark* Creating Distaster Recovery environments for ElasticSearch and Cloudera.

Requirements* Experience providing access and controlling resource utilization in a shared cluster environment.* Experience troubleshooting failed cluster jobs.* Experience coordinating with Vendors (ElasticSearch, Cloudera, Hortonworks, Red Hat) to troubleshoot issues.* Experience setting up and managing cluster monitoring and alerting capabilities.* Experience developing Unix shell scripting.* Expreience with Cloudera, Hortonworks, or MapR distributions is desirable.* Experience with Git/BitBucket source management is desirable.* Experience working in Agile and Kan Ban development and support environments.* Experience using and/or migrating to a Cloud platform is desireable. * BS Degree and 10-15 years of experience administering Unix based systems.Clearance – Must pass CBP BI.Citizenship – Must be a US Citizen.Job Location – 5971 Kingstowne Village Parkway, Alexandria, VA. 22315

About UnisysDo you have what it takes to be mission critical?

We are always looking for team members that have what it takes to be mission critical. At Unisys Federal Systems, our team supports the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers

Our team members gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.#FED#

10 days 7 hours ago



Big Data Administrator Unisys - Alexandria, VA, United States


Location: Alexandria, VA

Company Profile:
We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology.