ESASA-2567-Storage Analyst

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Vantix Systems Inc. is a dynamic and savvy organization based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. We are looking for creative and talented professionals to join our team.

Job Opportunity
Description Our Client is seeking a Storage Analyst to be responsible for maintaining system data storage and retrieval procedures, managing system back-up and restore operations and determining system capacity and compatibility based on system performance results.
Skills Hadoop/Spark, Linux, AD, LDAP, Kerberos, SQL
Type Contract
Experience Required/Mandatory Skills
  • Experience with Hadoop/Spark. Experience with: deploy cluster, add and remove nodes, keep track of jobs, monitor critical parts of the cluster, configure name-node high availability, schedule and configuration, data backup and recovery, and system and information security. (2+ years)
  • Experience with Linux, preferably RHEL or CentOS (deployment, configuration, administration, hardening, performance tuning, troubleshooting). General operational expertise such as good troubleshooting skills, understanding of system’s capacity, bottlenecks, basics of memory, CPU, OS, storage, and networks. Proficiency with Unix-based file system. (2+ years)
  • Experience with Kerberos, Active Directory, LDAP. (Preferably in relation to Hadoop security or security in a Unix/Linux/Windows heterogeneous environment.) (2+ years)
  • Experience with SQL (any or all: SQL Server, Oracle, Hive, Impala, PostgreSQL, MySQL, NoSQL, etc.). (2+ years)
  • Candidate must be willing and able to work full-time, in-person in client's office in Edmonton, Alberta and/or work remotely, at the client's discretion. (No relocation funding will be provided by the client.)
  • During the evaluation phase, candidates may be required to take a test and/or prepare sample documentation and/or deliver a presentation (all, some, or none of these, at the client's option).
Nice To Have Skills
  • Experience with SQL (any or all: SQL Server, Oracle, Hive, Impala, PostgreSQL, MySQL, NoSQL, etc.). (2+ years)
  • Experience with Hadoop/Spark concepts and tools (eg Ambari, YARN, HDFS, Hive, Pig, Ranger, Knox, MapReduce, HBase, Zookeeper, etc.) (2+ years)
  • Experience with Apache enterprise-wide big data technology projects for large organizations. (2+ years)
  • Experience with IP networking, VPNs, DNS, load balancers, and firewalls. (2+ years)
  • Experience coding with Python. (2+ years)
  • Experience with and good understanding of JVM (Java Virtual Machine), Garbage Collection and settings, debugging JVM logs. (2+ years)
  • Experience with Configuration Management (eg Ansible, Puppet). (1+ year)
  • Experience with Version Control (eg Git, etc). (1+ year)
  • Experience with Containers and Container orchestration (Docker). (1+ year)
  • Experience with Virtualization (VMWare, kvm/libvirt). (2+ years)
  • Experience with High Availability, Disaster Recovery, and Scalability. (2+ years)
  • Experience with application and system performance optimizations and relationship between system and application performance counters. (2+ years)
  • Experience with Network and Local Storage, file systems, etc. (3+ years)
  • Experience with Java and CLI (command line interface) for initiating jobs in the cluster. (1+ year)
  • Experience coding with Java. (2+ years)
Location Edmonton
Work Environment 1 year with 1 possible 6-month extension
Hourly Rate Negotiable

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