Hadoop Systems Administrator

  • Cupertino, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ensighten, the leader in enterprise data and tag management, boosts marketing agility and eases privacy compliance with the industry’s first Agile Marketing Platform (AMP), built to meet the needs of enterprise marketing organizations. With Ensighten AMP, businesses rapidly execute any marketing initiative, achieve one-to-one marketing and deliver great user experiences. Ensighten AMP processes over a trillion tag requests from 30,000 Web domains across 150 countries, representing more than $30 billion in ecommerce for top brands that include Brooks Brothers, Capital One, Microsoft, Money Supermarket, monster.com, RAC, Sony Electronics, Staples, Symantec, Thomson, United Airlines and Virgin Australia. 

Job Description

As a Hadoop Systems Administrator, you will collaborate with a core team of engineers to develop, implement, and maintain 100% available, multi-cloud, globally distributed systems. This position requires strong experience building, testing, and deploying Hadoop clusters and supporting technologies on UNIX/Linux platforms. Responsibilities will include designing, implementing, maintaining, tuning, and debugging full-stack big data systems. This position is an exciting opportunity to contribute integrally to state-of-the-art cloud applications and supporting infrastructure.


  • Strong experience with setting up, running, and tuning production Hadoop clusters, preferably Cloudera's distribution, and preferably in the cloud
  • Experience configuring other tools in the Hadoop ecosystem, especially Hive, Oozie, Flume
  • Extensive experience with UNIX/Linux operating systems (Debian, Red Hat, or Ubuntu)
  • Proficient in at least one scripting language (Ruby, Perl, Python, Bash, or similar)
  • Understanding of cloud computing technologies and deploying cloud-based systems (AWS, Rackspace, OpenStack, Hyper-V, or VMWare)
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience

Extra Credit

  • Experience with EC2, S3, and EMR (Elastic Map Reduce)
  • Experience with any real-time systems (HBase, storm, spark)
  • Experience setting up data collection, possibly using Kafka, Flume or Scribe
  • Experience with various RDBMS (MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Oracle)

Additional Information

If you are highly motivated and looking to join an organization where you can make an immediate impact, we'd love to hear from you. Please send resume information to careers@ensighten.com