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Hadoop Administrator

Job ID: R-007914 Date posted: 05/27/2020 Primary Location SC-Fort Mill

Sr.  Hadoop Administrator with a minimum of 5 years of experience to join our Production Engineering and Operations Support team. The hire will be responsible for supporting MAPR Hadoop platform and application. The Hadoop Admin will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure Hadoop Platform runs 24/7.


  • Install and configure Hadoop clusters (Experience with MapR specifically a plus)
  • Manage Hadoop, Sqoop and Spark cluster environments
  • Apply proper architecture guidelines to ensure highly available services
  • Plan and execute major platform software and operating system upgrades and maintenance across physical environments
  • Develop and automate processes for maintenance of the environment
  • Implement security measures for all aspects of the cluster (SSL, disk encryption, role-based access)
  • Ensure proper resource utilization between the different development teams and processes
  • Design and implement a toolset that simplifies provisioning and support of a large cluster environment
  • Review performance stats and query execution/explain plans; recommend changes for tuning
  • Create and maintain detailed, up-to-date technical documentation
  • Mentor and train other associates


  • 5+ years of experience in architecting, administrating, configuring, installation and maintenance of Open Source Big-data applications, with focused experience on MapR distribution
  • Source Big-data applications, with focused experience on MapR distribution.
  • Expertise in administration of MapR DB / Hive / Drill / Hbase / Spark / Sqoop
  • Scripting experience using Shell, Python or PowerShell
  • Good understanding of High availability
  • Able to implement MapR Data Security using Groups/Roles
  • Implement and manage Cluster security
  • Expert in ACL / Posix ,MapR Control System (MCS) Wire-level security (WLS)
  • Kerberos and Kerberos encryption
  • Ability to shell script with Linux
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems and quickly resolve issues
  • Cluster maintenance as well as creation and removal of nodes
  • Performance tuning of Hadoop clusters and Hadoop MapReduce routines
  • Screen cluster job performances and capacity planning
  • Monitor cluster connectivity and security
  • Diligently teaming with the infrastructure, network, database, application and business intelligence teams to guarantee high data quality and availability
  • Collaborating with application teams to install operating system and MapR updates, patches, version upgrades when required"
  • Integration to other Hadoop platforms

About LPL Financial:

LPL Financial is a leader in the retail financial advice market and the nation’s largest independent broker/dealer*. We serve independent financial advisors and financial institutions, providing them with the technology, research, clearing and compliance services, and practice management programs they need to create and grow thriving practices. LPL enables them to provide objective guidance to millions of American families seeking wealth management, retirement planning, financial planning and asset management solutions. LPL and its affiliates have more than 4,200 employees with primary offices in Boston, Charlotte, and San Diego.

*As reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2019, based on total revenue.

Our Culture:

If you join LPL, you will join a culture that believes in delivering a world-class client experience and looks to all employees to contribute to that goal by sharing their creativity, experience, and passion for continuous improvement. As a destination of choice, our top priorities are growth and development, social responsibility, and financial health for our employees. 

We offer competitive compensation and industry leading benefits, including a wellness facility with onsite fitness classes, healthy meal choices, and a walk-in clinic. We support employee financial health through a 401k match, ESPP, and employee discounts. Work/life balance is our foundation and is supported through paid holidays, and paid time off (including time to volunteer). We foster a diverse work environment through Employee Resource Groups and diverse strategic partnerships.  

Join the LPL team and help us make a difference by turning life’s aspirations into financial realities. Please log in or create an account to apply to this position. Principals only. EOE.

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