Hadoop Engineer

Are you a Hadoop administrator looking for a new challenge?  Or a devops / sys admin who is keen to learn Hadoop?

As a Hadoop Engineer on AtScale’s Customer Success team, you will be the “go-to” person for customer issues with Hadoop.  You will guide customers through the installation and configuration of our product on various distros.

Positions are available at our offices in San Mateo and New York City.

The ideal candidate has top-notch troubleshooting abilities, sys admin experience and has worked with enterprise customers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Resolving the gnarliest of customer issues with Hadoop
  • Becoming an expert on the installation and configuration and runtime behavior of the AtScale product
  • Providing advice on how to size, configure and maintain Hadoop clusters for use with AtScale
  • Configuring the AtScale product to work with Kerberized clusters, LDAP
  • Collaborating with Product and Engineering to channel customer feedback and solutions into future releases of the product
  • Coding improvements to the product
  • Improving deployment processes


  • Bachelor in Computer Science, or related field
  • 5+ years total experience in software development, dev ops, systems administration and Hadoop administration
  • Solid foundation in a scripting language like Python/Ruby and Bash but feels confident to jump into a new language to debug issues
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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