Hadoop Administrator Jobs at TeraData

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Hadoop Administrator

Managed Services Consultant (Apache Hadoop Administrator) 

Role Description 

To help manage a complex distributed platform like Hadoop, Teradata Managed Services requires a team of technically savvy and world class support professionals and we are looking for candidates to join the Managed Services Aster CoE team.

This is a technical management role and to be successful in this role, the candidate must possess the ability to shift gears from communicating sensitive issues to the customers at a high level to driving technical discussions with the support, engineering and Professional Services teams. As a consultant, you are expected to lead from the front by demonstrating excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills along with the ability to look at the big picture to assist customers to analyze unstructured data with structured, relational data to unlock the full value of their big data. 

The Hadoop Administrator requires specific technical knowledge about the administration and control of a Hadoop environment, including its integration with Teradata, Aster or Other database solutions and their associated operating systems and related tools. The Hadoop Administrator will provide services to administer, maintain, control and optimize the platform.The Managed Services Consultant develops and maintains relationships with key persons on the client engagement to ensure the client’s needs are met in a professional manner. The Consultant also participates in proposing, designing, and implementing solutions that address relevant people, process, information, and technology needs. The Consultant is responsible for day to day execution of multiple assignments and for communicating task approach and structure to others.

The Consultant II provides thought leadership to their practice and client engagements. This consultant transfers knowledge and expertise to other Teradata MS consultants through trainings and participates in MS activities to build knowledge capital. The Consultant may be the Project Tech Lead on a project.



Providing Operations Support for Teradata Customers on Hadoop platforms. Typically these customers may have 24/7 contracts, and the successful applicant must be prepared to work in shifts and also be on-call to support customer site/s per contractual obligations.

Manage Hadoop installations which include Data(base) & Systems Administration, Operating Systems support and providing Analytics support. Proactive maintenance and high level of professionalism is the key in this role.

Analysis and Optimization of Workloads, Performance Monitoring and Tuning and Automation.


Address challenges of Query execution across a distributed database platform on modern hardware architectures.

Assist Customer teams with data query planning and performance optimization.


Should be able to articulate and discuss the principles of performance tuning on Hadoop. 

Define standards, Develop and Implement Best Practices to manage and support the customer’s Hadoop implementations.

Support Teradata Customer Services during hardware and software upgrades and patch installations.


Linux shell scripting and OS management.

Assist Organizational Development – be responsible for enhancing core skills of Managed Services Aster CoE personnel assigned to the big data solutions program.  This includes effective assimilation of new resources assigned to the team.

Provide Technical Leadership – network with the extended MS/PS teams and the global PS community to leverage best practices and provide technical thought leadership to the big data solutions Program.



Minimum 1 years’ experience in Managing and Supporting large scale Production Hadoop environments in any of Apache Hadoop distributions.EngineeringGraduate or 3 Year Masters of Computer Application.Focused,Proactive having strong analytical and problem solving skills, Strong workethic, Ability to work independently and collaborate with multiple (includingvirtual) teams.Excellent oraland written communication skills in the English language.Must bewilling to provide 24x7 on-call support on a rotational basis with the team.Must be willing to travel – both short-term and long-term.


Experience on integrated Hadoop + Aster Data + Teradata, Hadoop + Aster Data or Hadoop +Teradata systems, OR,Hadoop integration with large scale distributed DBMSs like Vertica, Greenplum, Netezza, DB2, Oracle Data Modeling or ability to understand data models. Knowledge of Business Intelligence and/or Data Integration (ETL) solution deliverytechniques, models, processes, methodologiesExposure totools like Talend, Informatica, Pentaho


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About Company

About the Company: 

Teradata is a global leader in analytic data platforms, marketing and analytic applications, and consulting services. Teradata helps organisations collect, integrate, and analyse all of their data so they can know more about their customers and business and do more of what’s really important. Visit for details.


Specialties: analytic data platforms, marketing and analytic applications, consulting services


10000 Innovation Dr Miamisburg, OH 45342 United States

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