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MD Anderson Cancer Center Big Data Administrator in Houston, Texas

The Big Data Administrator provides support in the following areas: 1) Production support 2) Troubleshooting 3) following Big data standards and best practices 4) documentation 5) Python/ R /Spark / Unix coding 6) Big Data Administration


Big Data Architecture

Understands and reviews business requirements, architecture design and proposed solutions in accordance with our Big Data standards and requirements. Tasks include understanding Big Data architecture and design, security design, Kerberos, High Availability configuration and disaster recovery plans. Able to work with SASA or PASA on environment installation, configuration, maintenance, security and monitoring of the Big Data environment. Knowledge of the Cloudera or Azure stack and its architecture.

Big Data Development and Design

Understands the institutional standards and guidelines for ingesting, transforming, governing and analyzing data. Development tasks include but are not limited to coding, troubleshooting, testing, documenting and keeping the Big Data standards according to M. D. Anderson Information Services policies and procedures and best practices. Presents developed solutions in a code review session with the other integration administrators' in an effort to ensure consistent methodologies/standards and makes recommendations where necessary. Efforts include job scheduling, custom code development, troubleshooting, Big Data component installation and configuration, participating in meetings between internal teams, customers and other departments. Previous experience with Cloudera or Azure Data Flow, NiFi and other streaming and batch integration components for loading data into Big Data storage.

Big Data Production Support

Assists in the installation, configuration, monitoring, maintenance and administration of the Big Data environment. Understands Linux and the Unix operating system. Provides after hours support (on-call) as needed for daily, weekly, and monthly processes. Responsible for monitoring system availability, performance, backups, disaster recovery. Understanding of Big Data security like Kerberos.

Other duties as assigned

Education Required:

Bachelor's degree.

Experience Required:

Two years' experience in domain, analysis, design, project management, Epic software or programming. May substitute require education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred Experience:

Two years Big Data experience

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 149924

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and not eligible for overtime pay

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Remote (within Texas only)

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 81,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 101,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 122,000

  • Science Jobs: No