Linux Engineer

Nashville, TN 37203

Job ID: 16068 Industry: IT

We are currently looking for a Linux Engineer to join our team in Nashville, TN. This position is for a Linux/Big Data administrator/engineer to manage Hadoop clusters, infrastructure, and software systems.

Job responsibilities include the following:? 

  • Provide support for large scale Hadoop clusters across production and development environments
  • ?Focus on automation to improve availability and scalability in our production environments
  • Manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7 systems
  • Work with open source configuration management tool like Ansible, Puppet, or Chef
  • Cloudera or Open source Big Data platform administration, including the following: Hadoop, HDFS, HBase, Map Reduce, Yarn, Spark, Pig, Hive, Elasticsearch, Solr, Impala, Kafka, Flume
  • Working with multiple teams and colleagues at every level of the organization
  • Managing large-scale infrastructure projects


  • Minimum 4 years of experience with Linux is required.
  • Strong Linux experience, preferably RHEL/CentOS.
  • RedHat Linux experience is desired for this role.
  • Cloudera Hadoop experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of big data distributed computing is required.
  • Application and Infrastructure Delivery automation, orchestration and configuration management.
  • Experience supporting and implementing Linux servers is required.
  • Experience with administering VMWare.
  • Ability to effectively Troubleshoot production issues.
  • Responsible for designing a Continuous Integration strategy so experience with tools like Ansible,Puppet, Chef, and/or Jenkins is preferred.
  • Experience in a large company environment is a plus.
  • Some programming experience is a plus (e.g. Python, Java or Bash)
  • Hadoop administration and/or demonstrated distributed computing experience is a plus
  • Strong Linux experience, preferably RHEL/CentOS.
  • Application and Infrastructure Delivery automation, orchestration and configuration management.

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