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Hadoop System Administrator

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Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC is seeking a full-time Hadoop System Administrator to join our outstanding Integrated Product Team (IPT) team in San Diego, CA.

Job Summary

Project to develop a collaborative automated logistics environment which is envisioned as an integrated, open architecture data environment comprised of existing and new software systems, interfaces, and data repositories needed to perform maintenance and logistics functions required for the V‑22 program. 

The project team is comprised of Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) assigned responsibility for specific mission application and environment framework capability development and migration.  IPT members include multiple contractors, and civilian government and military government team members.  

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Provide on-site Linux System Administration support for the Hortonworks Hadoop Cluster and related software stack for the Automated Logistics Environment (ALE) IPT in support of NAVAIR.
  • Support includes system monitoring and administration support for the Hortonworks Hadoop Ecosystem.
  • Share knowledge/experience with other team members, learn the overall lab hardware/software architecture, and work with others to solve problems.
  • Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Hadoop operating system, workstations and servers.
  • Coordinate, direct and perform complex software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.
  • Continually monitor and tune multiple systems to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Ensure workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions of varying complexities. 


Qualifications and Skills

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with Linux System Administration.
  • Experience managing Hadoop Clusters, including providing monitoring and administration support.
  • Prior DoD experience is preferred.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills to carry out and understand assignments, or convey and/or exchange routine information with other contractor and government agencies. 
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision in high intensity environment and accommodate a flexible work schedule. 
  • Experience in related military/DOD programs with organizations in support of military aviation operations to include joint service operations.
  • Experience with building and managing Continuous Integration (CI) environment and servers. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years of experience; OR, High School equivalent and 6+ years of experience.
  • IAT Level II certified.

Clearance Requirement:

  • Must have an Active, Final Secret Clearance.


Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC is an award-winning woman-owned and managed small business providing premier IT, cloud computing, cyber security, and unified communications services to the Federal Government in the civilian, defense, and health markets.  We sustain vital systems and respond to emerging requirements for IT modernization, with broad experience supporting the mission-critical, performance-driven demands of our clients.  Our success has capitalized upon our commitment to an employee-centric corporate culture with a conscience.

At T&T we believe in investing in our employees. T&T provides competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefit package including health insurance coverage, 401 (k) Retirement Plan, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and holiday and birthday recognition programs.

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Trowbridge & Trowbridge, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law. We are an eVerify participating employer.


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