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TITLE # Technology Engineer

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Amy Foster
Phone: 800-709-4740 ext: 282
Email: info@itechsolutions.com
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Amy Foster
Phone: 800-709-4740 ext: 282
Email: info@itechsolutions.com
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Technology Engineer

The Client Operations, Architecture & Infrastructure Systems organization is seeking an experienced and motivated Technology Engineer to support the hardware and infrastructure automation of our Enterprise Hadoop Platform.

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in server infrastructure for Linux systems (physical, virtual & cloud), current infrastructure automation practices, a basic to intermediate understanding of Hadoop and its related ecosystem, as well as the analytic, organizational, and communication skills necessary to be an effective technical leader in a visible role.

  • Design, implement, and maintain automation processes for the installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Linux systems which will host Hadoop clusters.
  • Design, implement, and maintain automation processes for the installation and configuration of Hadoop software.
  • Participate in architecture design (including providing recommendations) for hardware architecture (physical, virtual, cloud-based) that will host Hadoop clusters.
  • Provide guidance on industry best practices for infrastructure automation.
  • Provide guidance on configuration elements of the infrastructure including Linux administrative options, Active Directory / LDAP integration, & Kerberos security.
  • Design and implement scripts for automation where applicable.
  • Participate in installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of Hadoop platform including hardware, and software.
  • Build, leverage, and maintain effective relationships across technical and business community.
  • Participate in 24x7 production support rotation and provide off-hours support as required.
  • Act as a point of contact with our vendors to troubleshoot and resolve issues as required.
  • Lead medium to large sized infrastructure projects with a team spanning multiple areas & disciplines, utilizing project management concepts and best practices.
  • Research, analyze, and evaluate software products for use in the Hadoop platform.
  • Provide IT and business partners consultation on using the Hadoop platform effectively.
  • Follow all enterprise change management and project management processes.

Technical Knowledge
  • Proficient in server infrastructure technologies and implementation with a specific focus on Linux RHEL 6 & 7 including implementations in physical, virtual, and cloud (private, hybrid, and public) environments.
  • Proficient in automation tools for installation and configuration such as VMware, puppet, chef.
  • Proficient in Linux OS, Linux shell scripting, repo based software deployments.
  • Intermediate experience w/ networking and storage solutions that may be leveraged by the Linux server environment.
  • Basic to Intermediate knowledge of Hadoop and its ecosystem, including basic installation and configuration is a plus.

Key Attributes
  • Has an advanced knowledge of tools and techniques required for area(s) of responsibility and a general understanding of the business that the assigned projects are supporting. Leverages this understanding of the business and systems environment to develop appropriate and timely solutions to daily issues. Has conceptual knowledge of varying technologies and the ability to make decisions based on that knowledge.
  • Creates an atmosphere where business partner issues are dealt with professionally and in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates sound analytical and diagnostic skills dealing with issues that are loosely defined and where information is available but must be further manipulated.
  • Responsibilities are assigned with latitude for setting priorities and decision making in accordance with business client priorities.
  • Maintains effective partnerships across the department, and with business customers, and is able to provide management with substantive input and influence peers and project staff through an inclusive style and recognition of abilities and knowledge Planning and Project Management.
  • Understands and has input to the budget process and is responsible for expense control of assigned projects. Demonstrates sound cost-effectiveness.

  • Typically has a minimum of 5-7+ years of hands on experience in information technology infrastructure, with strong aptitude with: software/solution development/delivery, Business Intelligence, Analytics, Big Data, Information Delivery, High Performance Computing, and/or Databases.
  • Have a deep understanding of capabilities and the direction of technology and applications, coupled with an in-depth knowledge of the technology required and the needs of business environment necessary to support assigned application/function and/or project
  • Educated to BA, BS degree and/or level higher, a plus.

Business Acumen
  • Able to understand a 3 year Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) and Return on Investment (ROI) model for Cost Benefit Analysis CBA).
  • Have the ability to interact and communicate both written and verbally with the Business Head and their Senior Management team.
  • Strong written skills are required in the documentation of policies, procedures and standards as they apply to security. Must be able to help motivate team members and project owners to successful completion of required projects.
  • Ability to create metrics, presentations and other documents as needed.
  • Have the ability to manage and prioritize responsibilities through the effective use of time management and organizational techniques.
  • Must be flexible and be able to manage several projects simultaneously. Must be able to work through cross-departmental situations, track performance, communicate expectations, anticipate and recognize problems and, when appropriate, escalate appropriately.

For more information please contact Amy Foster at 860-674-1636 ext 282 

Since 1995, iTech Solutions Inc., has been providing IT Consulting and Direct Hire Services to the Insurance, Financial, Communications, Manufacturing  and Government sectors with local offices in Connecticut, Minnesota, Colorado,  Massachusetts, Tennessee, and New Jersey / Pennsylvania area. 

Our recruiting strategy is simple, if you want to find qualified IT professionals then use IT professionals to find them.   So at iTech Solutions,  our personnel are all career IT professionals with a wide range of IT experience.  We can honestly say our staff understands the technologies, the complexities of finding and selecting the appropriate personnel and the pressures of running successful IT projects. 

Employer will not sponsor applicants for any employment visas, at hiring or in the future, including but not limited to H-1B visas. Corp-to-Corp or subcontract personnel will not be considered for this position.
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