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Hadoop Administrator Resume

Baltimore, MD


  • 7+ years of experience in IT specializing in Hadoop Administration, AWS infrastructure setup, DevOps and Software testing.
  • Hands on experience in installation, configuration, management and support of full stack Hadoop Cluster both on premise and cloud using Hortonworks and Cloudera bundles.
  • Solid hands - on experience in the installation and configuration of Hadoop Ecosystem components like HDFS, YARN, Flume, Sqoop, HBase, Hive, Impala, Spark, Kafka and Zookeeper.
  • Good understanding on cluster capacity planning and configuring the cluster components based on requirements.
  • Exposure to configuration of high availability cluster.
  • Collecting and aggregating a large amount of log data using Apache Flume and storing data in HDFS for further analysis.
  • Experience in importing and exporting data using Sqoop from HDFS to Relational Database Systems and vice-versa.
  • Experience in data processing using Hive and Impala.
  • Knowledge of securing the Hadoop cluster using Kerberos and Sentry.
  • Knowledge of data processing using Apache Spark.
  • Working knowledge of Kafka for real-time data streaming and event based architecture.
  • Experience in setting up automatic failover control and manual failover control using ZooKeeper and quorum journal nodes.
  • Involved in Hadoop cluster environment administration that includes adding and removing cluster nodes, cluster monitoring and troubleshooting.
  • Backup configuration and recovery from a Name-node failure .
  • Experience in performance tuning of Hadoop cluster using various JVM metrics.
  • Experience in creating small Hadoop cluster (Sandbox) for POCs performed by development.
  • Knowledge of minor and major upgrades of Hadoop and eco-system components.
  • Hands-on experience in AWS cloud landscape including EC2, Identity and Access management (IAM), S3, Cloud Watch, VPC, RDS.
  • Managed users, groups, roles and policies using IAM.
  • Hands on experience in deploying AWS services using Terraform.
  • Coordinated with UNIX system admin to add and provision new server for Hadoop cluster.
  • Experience in monitoring and troubleshooting issues with Linux memory, CPU, OS, storage and network.
  • Hands on experience in Linux admin activities on RHEL & Ubuntu.
  • Experience in Black Box Testing.
  • Expertise in Writing, Reviewing and Executing Test Cases.
  • Conceptual Knowledge in Load testing, Performance testing, and Stress Testing.
  • Experience in the entire SDLC and specialized in Verification & Validation.


Hadoop Ecosystem: HDFS, YARN, HBase, Hive, Impala, Spark, Kafka, ZooKeeper, Flume, SqoopCluster Management Tools: Cloudera Manager, Ambari

Scripting: Puppet, Shell Scripting, Terraform

OS: Windows, Linux (RHEL7, Ubuntu, CentOS)

Cloud Service: AWS(Amazon Web Services), Terraform

Configuration management: GitHub

Database: MYSQL, MS Access


Confidential, Baltimore, MD

Hadoop Administrator


  • Provided Administration, management and support for large scale Big Data platforms on Hadoop eco-system.
  • Involved in Cluster Capacity planning, deployment and managing Hadoop for our data platform operations.
  • Created EC2 instances and implemented large multi node Hadoop clusters in AWS cloud from scratch using automated scripts such as terraform.
  • Configured AWS IAM and Security Groups.
  • Developed terraform template to deploy Cloudera Manager on AWS.
  • Hands on experience in managing and monitoring the Hadoop cluster using Cloudera Manager.
  • Experience in decommissioning failed nodes and commissioning new nodes as the cluster grows and to accommodate more data on HDFS.
  • Experience in enabling High Availability to avoid any data loss or cluster down time.
  • Backup configuration and recovery from a Name-node failure.
  • Hands on experience in cluster upgrade and patching without any data loss and with proper backup plans.
  • Experience in HDFS data storage and support for running map-reduce jobs.
  • Involved in analysing system failures, identifying root causes, and recommended course of actions. Documented the systems processes and procedures for future references.
  • Managed and reviewed Hadoop log files as a part of administration for troubleshooting purposes.
  • Extensive knowledge on HDFS and YARN implementation in cluster for better performance.
  • Installed, configured Hadoop Cluster using automation tool Puppet and created alerts using shell script.
  • Installed and configured Sqoop to establish import/export pipeline from various databases such as MySQL.
  • Installed and configured Flume to establish import/export data pipeline from various unstructured and semi structured data source.
  • Installed and configured HBase for random access and modification of the data in HDFS.
  • Installed and configured Hive for faster data processing with SQL-like interface.
  • Installed and configured Impala for real time data processing.
  • Worked with systems engineering team to plan and deploy new Hadoop environments and expand existing Hadoop clusters.

Environment: Hadoop, HDFS, Map-Reduce, YARN, Cloudera Manager, ZooKeeper, Flume, Sqoop, HBase, Hive, Impala, Red Hat Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS), EC2, Terraform, Java, Puppet.

Confidential, Camp Hill, PA

Hadoop Admin


  • Installed and configured Hortonworks stack of Hadoop which included HDFS (Hadoop Distributed File System), YARN, Flume, HBase, ZooKeeper and Sqoop.
  • Managed and monitored the cluster using Ambari dashboard.
  • Conducted root cause analysis of production problems and data issues and resolved them.
  • Proactively involved in ongoing maintenance, support and improvements in Hadoop cluster.
  • Documented and managed failure/recovery (loss of name node, loss of data node, replacement of HW or node)
  • Involved in Minor and Major Release work activities.
  • Executed tasks for upgrading cluster on the staging platform before doing it on production cluster.
  • Installed and configured HBase.
  • Proactively monitored Hadoop Namenode, Datanodes and cluster health status.
  • Added nodes to the clusters and removed nodes from the cluster by using scripts.
  • Periodically managed and reviewed various Hadoop log files.

Environment: Hadoop, YARN, HDFS, HBase, Ambari, Flume, MapReduce, Sqoop, ZooKeeper, Oozie, NoSQL, agile, Java, Oracle, Linux.

Confidential, Houston, TX.

Hadoop Admin


  • Installed and configured full stack hadoop cluster from scratch which consists of HDFS, YARN, HBase, ZooKeeper and Sqoop.
  • Extensively worked on commissioning and decommissioning of nodes, trouble shooting of failed disks, filesystem integrity checks and cluster data replication.
  • Setup HBase cluster which includes master and region server configuration, High availability configuration, data migration and backing up/restoring HBase data.
  • Configured YARN Schedulers (Fair and Capacity).
  • Setup HDFS Quotas to enforce the fair share of computing resources.
  • Implemented migration of data from different databases to Hadoop.
  • Worked on day to day issues pertaining to HDFS file system, name node failure, data node failure, resource manager, node manager and YARN.
  • Set up alerts and dashboards in cloudera manager for proactive monitoring of key hadoop components.
  • Wrote the shell scripts to monitor the health check of Hadoop daemon services and respond accordingly to any warning or failure conditions.
  • Collected cluster usage metrics periodically and provided reports to management for future actions.
  • Created necessary user accounts and groups and provided users the access to the Hadoop cluster.
  • Involved in loading data from UNIX file system to HDFS through cron job.
  • Coordinated with QA team during testing phase.
  • Provided necessary application support to the development team.
  • Monitored workload and job performance of the cluster.

Environment: Cloudera, HDFS, Sqoop, Zookeeper and HBase, Windows 2000/2003, Unix, Linux, Java, HDFS, Map Reduce, HBase, Flume, Sqoop, Shell Scripting

Confidential, Albany, NY

Manual Tester


  • Analysed the user requirements by interacting with system architect, developers and business users.
  • Suggested improvements in test process by gathering and analysing data.
  • Reviewed and analysed Detail Designed Specification and Technical Specification documents.
  • Analysed the SRS (System Requirement Specifications) and developed Test Suites to cover the overall quality assurance testing.
  • Prepared Test Cases with the complete description of requirements, uploaded test cases and report results into Test Director.
  • Performed Manual Testing to check flow of the application.
  • During testing life cycle, performed different types of testing like System Testing, Integration Testing and Regression Testing.
  • Created Test Execution Matrices during the test cycle.
  • Identifying bugs and interacted with QA Lead and Developers to resolve the issues of on bugs.
  • Participated in QA Team meetings and weekly QA testing reviews.

Environment: Manual Testing, HTML, Java Script, Oracle, Windows and UNIX.

Confidential, Jersey City, NJ

Manual QA Tester


  • Identified the test requirements based on application business requirements and blueprints.
  • Performed manual testing and maintain documentation on different types of Testing viz., Positive, Negative, Regression, Integration, System, User-acceptance, Performance and Black Box
  • Involved in analyzing the applications and development of test cases
  • Involved in doing System testing of the entire applications along with team members Applications are tested manually.
  • Analyzed and reviewed the software requirements, functional specifications and design documents.
  • Proficient in QA processes, test strategies and experience in creating documents like Test plan, Test procedures.
  • Developed test scenarios and test procedures based on the test requirements.
  • Participated in Preparing Test Plans.
  • Wrote SQL queries and stored procedures to validate data.
  • Documented errors and implemented their resolutions.
  • Created test scripts, executed test scripts.
  • Developed Test Objectives and test Procedures.

Environment: Manual testing, Quality Center, Oracle, Visual Basic, Windows.

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