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Big Data Systems Administrator IRES - SAFB

at Jacobs

Posted: 11/16/2019
Job Reference #: AER0003DT
Keywords: technical

Job Description

Description of Duties:

The Big Data SystemsAdministrator supports the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) on the IntegratedResearch and Development for Enterprise Solutions (IRES) contract. Thecandidate will:

  • Manage and maintain the MDA's Big Data Analytics Platform

  • Be proficient with Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and Windows Operating Systems

  • Be able to achieve a high level understanding of Big Data platforms

  • Have working understanding of virtualization technologies, networking,databases, and object-oriented development

  • Be part of multi-functional Analytics Team of Systems Engineers, Application Engineers, DatabaseEngineers, Developers, Data Scientists, and Metrics Engineers.

  • Coordinate with other RBA teams specializing in Linux, Windows,virtualization, networking, databases, information assurance, and sustainmentto deploy, operate, and maintain the Data Analytics Platform

  • Apply troubleshooting techniques to identify and resolve break-fix issues

  • Follow documentation to deploy new configurations and software packages

  • Serve as primary escalation point for incident tickets from Level 1Service Desk for application-level issues.

  • Provide excellent Customer Service to customers and verify end-to-end resolution of identified issues.

  • Identify and break down complex requirements intoderivative tasks, identify dependencies and estimate labor required to complete tasks.

  • Support Team members designing, engineering and testing new COTS and GOTSsolutions

  • Follow established enterprise Change Management processes and procedures

  • Perform impacting-changes in scheduled maintenance windows during non- business hours

  • Create and update existing DoDAF documentation tomaintain correct and accurateTechnical Baseline

This position can befilled at either Schriever AFB, Colorado Springs, CO or Redstone Arsenal,Huntsville, AL.


This position will beposted for a minimum of 3 days. If a candidate has not been selected at thattime, it will continue to be posted until a suitable candidate is selected orthe position is closed.


Resumes, in month and year format, must be submittedwith application in order to be considered for the position.  The selected candidate will be assigned as anemployee for Jacobs or one of the following teammate companies: HX5, GCS, ERC,MEIT or Aerodyne.


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Basic Requirements:

Must have one of the following combinations of education and experience: HS Diploma (or GED) and 8 years of general experience; Associate's degree and 6 years of general experience; Bachelor's degree and 4 years of general experience; Master's degree and 2 years of general experience.


Candidate must also have:


  • Must have at least 4 years of experience maintaining a network/operational environment

  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Microsoft operating systems

  • Ability to work in a highly secure environment requiring a high degree of engineering rigor

  • Ability to document technical implementations prior to installation and maintain during Operations and Maintenance

  • Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance (or must be able to obtain)

  • Must have DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level II certification



Desired Requirements:

  • Knowledge of big data platforms of Hadoop, Elastic, and Kafka

  • Knowledge of big data technologies to include:

    • Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS)

    • YARN, Zookeeper, Hive, Impala, Spark, Oozie, and Sentry

    • Logstash, Kibana, and Elasticsearch

  • Experience supporting Java-based COTS, GOTS, and custom solutions

  • Experience working with VMware virtualization platforms

  • Experience administering Microsoft SQL and MySQL databases

  • Understanding of networking theory and practical application (Cisco OSI Model)