Hortonworks / Linux Systems Engineer - 6 months contract

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£400 to £600 per day
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�400 - 600 per day
VIQU Limited
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Hortonworks / Linux Systems Engineer - 6 months contract

An experienced Hortonworks Systems Administrator is sought for a market leading Financial Company working in the heart of the Financial District in Central London.

Working as part of a small team, you'll be responsible for supporting a new Hortonworks Implementation which is the foundation for the company's analytics capabilities.

Background, technologies and responsibilities:

* Proven commercial experience of Linux Systems Administration (preferably with distributed systems)
* Manage, maintain and upgrade a data lake platform / Hadoop platform / Hortonworks Platform comprising servers and virtualised applications
* Experience with Horton works and Ecosystem Components
* Experience in Yarn and Ambari
* Demonstrable shell scripting skills in Bash and Python
* AD or LDAP authentication for Red Hat (5, 6, and 7) or CentOS Linux
* An understanding of the Kerberos protocol and delegation
* Experience of using SAMBA / CIFS
* Hands on experience administering VMWare ESXi Server (or equivalent experience with a type 1 hypervisor)
* Day to Day BAU Support of the Hortonworks / Hadoop / Linux Estate - but happy to assist when projects arise
* Use skills in troubleshooting to identify and fix issues which occur on the platform, using support internally and from vendors where required
* Set the domain up to proactively monitor its technology estate and lead on the reduction in support
* Collect, analyse and share data demonstrating the health and effectiveness of the domain's operations
* Strong configuration management experience, a track-record of implementing effective configuration management solutions
* Understanding and enthusiasm of/for devops tools, principles and practices
* Experience setting up a continuous delivery pipeline, including an ability to integrate on premise source control solutions within a devops tool chain

To discuss this exciting opportunity in more detail, please APPLY NOW for a no obligation chat with your VIQU Consultant. Additionally, you can contact Matt Hudson , by exploring the VIQU IT Recruitment website .

If you know someone who would be ideal for this role, by way of showing our appreciation, VIQU is offering an introduction fee up to �1,000 once your referral has successfully started work with our client (terms apply).

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Contact Details:
VIQU Limited
Tel: 0121 227 8208
Contact: Matt Hudson

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