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Principal Big Data Software Engineer

Plano, Texas

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As a Principal Big Data Software Engineer, you'll be responsible for the development of high performance, distributed computing tasks using Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL, text mining and other distributed environment technologies within the Chief Data Office. You’ll oversee Bid Data platform administration from installation, configuration and networking to troubleshooting and monitoring. You’ll also perform Linux operating system administration like bare-metal installation, configuration, networking, troubleshooting, monitoring and security. 

Key Roles and Responsibilities: 
•    Virtual OS Platform administration (i.e. Azure) and Guest OS deployment, tuning and maintenance
•    Administration in Java-based application and environment, including tuning, troubleshooting, and deployment ; Administration in Tomcat-based Web Services;  Administration in the following Linux-based services: LDAP, DNS, NTP, and SCP
•    Gathering and analysis of performance metrics such as memory, processor and network utilization on servers for the purpose of fine-tuning and improving resource utilization and anticipating capacity issues and bottlenecks
•    System security – controlling access to systems, system files and networked resources via password and permissions restrictions as well as hardening and securing servers 

•    Typically requires 8-10 years of experience
•    Must be a subject matter expert in Linux Operating System Administration, Azure/HDI Platform administration and metric collection tools such as Nagios and Ganglia
•    Azure Administration
•    Certificate Administration (SSL, PKI)

A career with us, a global leader in communications and technology, comes with big rewards. As part of our team, you’ll lead transformation surrounded by trailblazing industry leaders like you. You’ll be empowered to go above and beyond – making a difference through company-sponsored initiatives or connecting and networking through one of our many employee groups. And regardless of where you’re at in your career trajectory, you’ll be rewarded by the impact that comes with making a difference in the lives of millions. With AT&T, you’ll be a part of something greater, do incredible things and be rewarded with a chance to change the world. 


Job ID 2144595-1 Date posted 11/29/2021
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