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Maplesoft Group Database Administrator Temporary in Edmonton, AB

Maplesoft Group

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Database Administrator
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Perform big data database administration, Linux system administration, and Hadoop installation, configuration, management, and support within an enterprise data…

Maplesoft Group is currently seeking a Database Administrator to join one of our clients located in Edmonton

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Perform big data database administration, Linux system administration, and Hadoop installation, configuration, management, and support within an enterprise data lake environment.
  • Perform Linux system administration, such as: Install, remove and update packages; Create, delete and modify users and groups; Manage file system permissions for users and groups; Write shell or other scripts to perform routine system admin tasks.
  • Database administration, design and implementation, software installation and configuration, database backup and recovery, database connectivity and security.
  • Install DBMS software and other software on “bare metal”/single-tenant physical servers, as well as in virtual and cloud environments.
  • Install and configure relevant components of the Hadoop ecosystem. Examples: Apache YARN, MapReduce, HDFS, Hive, Zookeeper, Pig, Spark, Zeppelin, Atlas, Kerberos, Ranger, etc.
  • Install, administer, and support Linux and Windows operating systems in an enterprise environment.
  • Perform setup, configuration, and security for the Hadoop cluster including integration with Microsoft Active Directory (AD).
  • Monitor Hadoop cluster connectivity and performance.
  • Manage and analyze Hadoop log files, optimize Hadoop services allocation for memory and CPU cores as well as garbage collection optimization.
  • HDFS support and maintenance. File system management and monitoring. Provide file system services (file structure, access, sharing, quotas and security rights).
  • Develop and document best practices.
  • Set up new Hadoop users through integration with AD User and Groups.
  • Apply roles, security, data management via tools such as Ranger and Atlas.
  • Promote processes and structures to production. as well as help set up security policies through Apache Ranger.
  • Manage and administer Hadoop infrastructure on Linux Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7.x.
  • Adhere to existing Government of Alberta established policies, procedures, standards, guidelines and practices.
  • Establish proper communications with clients, vendors, and internal support groups.
  • Provide required technical assistance and consultation to internal technical teams as well as other ministries, as needed.
  • Establish and operate control processes including schedule management, status reporting, issues, and risk mitigation.
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Work on projects spanning multiple technical environments and tools.
  • Produce deliverables within specified quality standards and timelines.
  • Ensure relevant knowledge transfer in written and/or verbal form, as requested by the client.
  • Ensure delivery processes are robust, of high quality and repeatable
  • Identify and escalate issues and risks, as appropriate.
  • Code, test, and document related script modifications.
  • Plan and test software upgrades, updates, and patches.
  • Disaster recovery preparation and testing.
  • Develop and maintain technical documentation.
  • Develop and automate system related procedures.
  • Perform problem diagnosis, troubleshooting, and resolution.
  • Monitor ongoing operations and perform ongoing system administration tasks, e.g. release new versions; database tuning; capacity planning; historical archiving; database consistency and integrity checking; log file analysis; job scheduling; shell scripting; change control; and server requirements analysis.
  • Log and validate database change requests (both data fixes and schema changes) and execute those change requests.
  • Assist project teams with database designs with regard to performance and standards.

Maplesoft Group prides itself on its distinct corporate culture and recognizes that success is a direct reflection of our most valuable asset – our people. Therefore, attitude and ambition are key personality traits we seek out, along with skill and aptitude, in potential employees.

We thank you for your interest in Maplesoft Group and wish to advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2018-07-27
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