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Platform Manager/Lead - Hadoop

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Platform Manager/Lead - Hadoop
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Charlotte,  NC 28269
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Platform Manager/Tech Lead - Hadoop

This position is for an experienced Capacity Manager/ Lead/ Architect to assist in managing a rapidly growing Cloudera Distribution platform and a Master Data Management platform. This role will work closely with the business teams and horizontal IT teams in order to accomplish capacity planning and cluster expansion. Responsibility also includes researching and recommending methods and technologies to improve cluster operation and user experience. This position the link between IT and needs of the business. The role will have responsibility for managing the complete life cycle of our solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform capacity planning of Hadoop Cluster Perform capacity planning for MDM platform
  • Ensure proper documentation of current platforms
  • Determines if existing hardware meets the business need
  • Engage with business units to forecast their capacity needs over a rolling 12-18 month period
  • Lead the architecture design of the platforms/cluster to support growing demands and requirements
  • Lead the planning and implementation of software and hardware upgrades
  • Recommend and implement standards and best practices related to platforms
  • Responsible for Capacity Planning, Infrastructure Planning based on the workloads and future requirements
  • Align with development and architecture teams to propose and deploy new hardware and software environments required for Hadoop and to expand existing environments.


  • A minimum of bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent.
  • 5-8 years experience with architecting and managing production environment
  • 3-5 years experience with architecting and managing Hadoop and MDM related environments
  • 3-5 years of proven experience with capacity management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward task completion
  • Demonstrated effective leadership and analytical skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills are a must



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