Acxiom Hadoop Administrator in Austin, Texas

Operates company's complex high traffic, business critical internet site communications and/or network-based (cloud) product systems. Responsible for system performance, capacity planning, writes installation scripts and programs for installation of products. Creates the Run Book for front line support services and works with the development teams to enhance system operability (defect/defend). Conducts system validation test post application installs and drives automation enhancements for deployment efficiencies. Provide problem resolution/triage service for not only restoring service, but feeding operations enhancements back to the Product organization. May be required to provide on-call service coverage with other department employees.


The Database Administrator-Hadoop creates, maintains Hadoop Administrator duties including building and enhancing the tooling needed to deploy and operate Hadoop clusters at scale, across multiple data centers, and cloud providers. Responsible for building tools to maintain the health and operations of the company data infrastructure. Provides problem resolution services. Designs and implements scalable data platforms for customer facing services. Deploy and scale Hadoop Infrastructure, capacity planning, data cluster monitoring and troubleshooting, drive operational enhancements. Drive operational enhancements back to the product organization, manage and review data backups/restores, creates runbooks for level 1 (L1) operations and participates in the complete project life-cycle.

Utilizes tools and technologies including Linux operating system and a vast array of other technologies.


This position does not have direct reports but may mentor less experienced associates in the role.


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Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field with no experience or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, or related field with 2 years experience. Academic training or experience must include some exposure to:

  • 1 year experience designing and implementing scalable data platforms.
  • Experience deploying and scaling Hadoop Infrastructure
  • Experience programming with two of the following: Java, Perl, Python.
  • Experience installing, configuring Linux based systems.
  • Experience scripting for automation and coding management with one of the following: Chief Puppet)
  • Experience with Hadoop and its ecosystem – one of the following: Hive, Pig, Spark, Flume, Zookeeper
  • Experience in Installing, Configuring, administering and operating Hadoop clusters.
  • Experience in providing on-call service coverage within a larger group.

Primary Location City/State:

Austin, Texas

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Information about Acxiom

Acxiom’s expertise managing consumer data drives on-line, off-line and mobile marketing decisions for more than 7,000 global clients with worldwide annual revenue of $1.4 billion.

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