Hadoop / Rainstor DBA

Hadoop, Rainstor, Database Administrator, servers, storage, operating systems

Job Title: Hadoop / Rainstor DBA, Cheshire, up to £55,000 + Excellent Benefits (relocation package available)

My global financial services client is looking for an experienced Hadoop / Rainstor DBA to join their team in Cheshire. The department provides engineering, deployment and support for all infrastructure technologies and platforms within the multiple environments. The stability of these platforms is critical to the stability and vitality of all their businesses. Strategic, effective use of technology, coupled with high-quality deployment and excellent production support, are essential to ensuring their technology platforms are optimised and can support business activity and the bottom line. The Hadoop and Rainstor L2 DBA will be a key member of the BAU production support team, utilising strong technical knowledge and experience to proactively provide a stable and efficient production environment.

Key responsibilities:
-Demonstrable in-depth and broad knowledge of the Hadoop database. Broad knowledge of other infrastructure areas and their interaction with the database environment : servers, storage, operating systems, virtualisation.
- Accountability for database production support
- Performance of incident and problem ticket resolution to SLA for services across the global Hadoop and Rainstor estate.
- Performance of BAU change ticket deployments for services across the global estate
- Participation in disaster recovery and business continuity exercises
- Identifying incident and problem trends
- Develop and maintain operational procedures and documentation
- Provide on-call rota and shift support where required Assist with the creation, monitoring and reporting of service metrics and progress against service improvement plans
- Develop and communicate a deep knowledge of systems, processes and database technology

Key skills:
- Solid knowledge of Hadoop administration on distributed platforms
- Experience with ITIL framework, vocabulary and best practices
- Experience raising Vendor service tickets and working with Vendor technical support staff
- Experience with documentation tools and writing / maintaining technical plans and procedures
- Operating knowledge of Hadoop and Rainstor mechanisms including: backup, HA DR, monitoring, auditing
- Experience of performance tuning and capacity management
- Experience working in a highly regulated environment and the associated processes and tools
- Proven experience in maintaining and supporting major or critical applications
- Experience in diagnosing and resolving root cause of performance problems.
- Resolves incidents and problems and fluently applies escalation and notification procedures for major incidents.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading edge organisation, using the latest technologies in a fantastic environment. Relocation package is offered to any candidates outside the North West area.

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Job reference information
Advertiser Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Contact Name Danielle Brindle
Telephone (Please reference IT Job Board when calling)
Reference 2243898_1408640741
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Salary £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Location Cheshire
Job Type Permanent
Date Posted 21-Aug-2014
Last Updated Date 22-Aug-2014
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