Senior Database Administrator

Job Locations US-NC-Cary HQ
Requisition ID
Information Technology
Visa Sponsorship
Travel Requirements

Summary of Duties: Act as a Hadoop Administrator responsible for operational support for Hadoop and other Data Platform technologies within the SAS Solutions OnDemand Hosting Division of SAS. Perform upgrades, scripting, task automation, backups and recovery. Provide documentation of the installation and upgrade processes, create and maintain engineered documents and system designs, and maintain appropriate written documentation for operational procedures and system design.  Responsible for SQL engines, Hive, Pig and performance tuning at all levels, using monitoring systems and diagnostic tools. Develop, adhere, and enforce security standards and policies. Provide on call production support (24x7).


Qualifications:  Position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Management, Computer Science, or related quantitative field plus two (2) years of experience in the job offered or two (2) years as an IT Operations Analyst, IT Consultant, or related occupation. Requires two (2) years of experience with Hadoop Administration and data systems, including Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL and PostgreSQL. Requires experience with Hadoop technologies, including HDFS, Pig, Hive, Spark, Presto, Impala and management of the Hadoop system. Requires experience with Java in application of MapReduce and Spark. Requires experience with PERL, Python or similar scripting language. Requires experience with Unix, Linux and Windows Operating Systems. Requires experience with monitoring systems and diagnostic tools. 


Additional Information
Drug free work environment-screening required.

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