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Hadoop Administrator

Hadoop Administrator

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CallidusCloud is the global leader in cloud-based sales, marketing and learning solutions. CallidusCloud enables organizations to accelerate and maximize their lead to money process with a complete suite of solutions that identify the right leads, ensure proper territory and quota distribution, enable sales forces, automate configure price quote, and streamline sales compensation — driving bigger deals, faster. Over 5,700 organizations, across all industries, rely on CallidusCloud to optimize the lead to money process to close more deals for more money in record time. 


To help support our Global growth, CallidusCloud is seeking a Hadoop Administrator to join our team. Experience in Big Data administration with excellent understanding, analyzing and documenting and candidate should be very good in client facing, communication and presentation skills.




  • Monitor the overall performance of the Cloudera data lake.
  • Performance tuning of Cloudera clusters and MapReduce routines.
  • Cloudera Cluster maintenance including the addition and removal of nod.
  • Monitor and address user productivity and cluster performance.
  • Optimize clusters for future workloads.
  • Ongoing troubleshooting, diagnosing, tuning, HDFS management and solving Hadoop issues.
  • Create BASH/Python scripts to assist with troubleshooting, administration and software deployments.
  • Track and protect access to sensitive data including a focus on being prepared for an audit, tracking who is accessing what data and what are they doing with it.
  • Monitor Central IT Cloudera connectivity and security as prescribed by the Security Admin and the Solutions Architect.
  • Communicates with Cloudera vendor on technical issues.
  • Works tightly with DevOps / Data Integration Admin on cluster related deployments.
  • Manages YARN, MapReduce, Spark, and HDFS.
  • Utilizes Cloudera Manager to assist in cluster management including aggregated logging, configuration management, resource management, reports, alerts, and service management.


  • Ideal candidate would have an Oracle DBA background, that has progressed into the BigData/Cloudera/Hadoop skills.
  • Cloudera Platform Administrator.
  • Strong hands-on experience with Linux OS and Application administration.
  • Must have 7+ years of Linux admin experience including shell scripting and DevOps. Overall 8-10 years of IT experience.
  • MUST have good written and verbal communication skills as they will interface with the customer and vendors.
  • Experience in previous enterprise environment is a big plus.
  • Amazon Web Services/Azure/Public Cloud experience a plus.
  • Need BS or advanced degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • Good to have certified in Hadoop Administration is a plus.


Callidus Software (d.b.a CallidusCloud) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color national origin, sex, age status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.