Senior Data Engineers will report into MapRs Professional Services Organization. MapR Data Engineers
are responsible for delivering a variety of engineering services to MapR customers throughout North
America. Assignments will vary based on the candidates skills and experience. Typical assignments may
involve cluster sizing, installation, configuration, health checks, performance tuning, data migration,
security and automation. MapRs growing customer base includes most of the Fortune 50 companies
which makes the work assignments technically challenging yet rewarding. This role provides a significant
opportunity to learn and apply big data technologies and solve related complex problems. MapR Data
Engineers report to the Director of Data Engineering located at company headquarters in San Jose, CA.
Master the MapR Converged Platform, including MapR-FS, MapR-DB Binary and JSON
Tables, MapR-Streams and the Hadoop Eco-System products and maintain proficiency and
currency as the technology evolves and advances.
Achieve and maintain proficiency with MapR cluster and Hadoop Framework sizing,
installation, debugging, performance optimization, cluster migration, security and automation.
Achieve proficiency with MapR DB Binary and Json Tables sizing, performance tuning and
Achieve proficiency with MapR Event Stream sizing, performance tuning and multi-master
Assist the Sales Team (Sales Rep and Sales Engineer) in positioning and selling MapR
products and Service offerings.
Work closely with MapR sales in scoping and estimating projects.
Write, deliver and present formal SOWs (Statement of Work).
Deliver SOW content in formal, hands-on, onsite customer engagements and ensure the
on-time delivery and quality of MapR Professional Service engagements.
Be a technical voice to MapRs customers and community via blogs, Hadoop User Groups
(HUGs) and participation at leading industry conferences.
Stay current in best practices, tools, and applications used in the delivery of professional
5+ years experience administering any flavor of Linux
Strong scripting skills (Bash or Python prefered)
Familiarity with commercial IT infrastructures including storage, networking, security,
virtualization and systems management
Familiarity with either Ansible, Puppet or Chef
Proficiency in basic Java or Scala programming preferred but not required
Bachelor's degree in CS or equivalent experience
Familiarity with Hadoop and the Hadoop Eco-System framework a significant advantage
(MapR is willing to train otherwise promising candidates)
Strong verbal and written communication skills are required
Ability to professionally manage multiple priorities with minimal supervision and deliver on
Willingness to travel about 70%
Ideal candidate will have any/all of the following:
RHCE certification, Bash or Python scripting, Automation using Ansible, Puppet or Chef, basic knowledge
of Hadoop, Hive, or Spark
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