Full Time Posted 24 days ago
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Job Description

Product Reliability Engineering(PRE) is part of the Visa's technology organization. The division is responsible for maintaining and supporting Visa's data assets and provides support for value added products and services to drive innovation for our partners and clients, within Visa and globally. Product Reliability Engineering Big Data Platform Team is part of PRE supports open source Big Data and  Kafka clusters in Visa.


As a Senior Big data Engineer you will be responsible for monitoring, troubleshooting, automating and continuously developing software tools to improve the availability and resiliency of open source Big Data Platforms at Visa.  In this hands-on role, you will Administer and ensure performance, reliability and increase the operational efficiency of open source big data platforms.


Key Responsibilities:

Person will be responsible to Perform Big Data Administration and Engineering activities on multiple Open-source Hadoop, Kafka, HBASE and Spark clusters

Strong Troubleshooting and debugging skills.

Cross-team teamwork, build and maintain relationships with the customer teams, the user community, architects, and engineering teams, jointly work on key deliverables ensuring production scalability and stability

Effective Root cause analysis of major production incidents and developing learning documentation .

Identify and implement HA solution for services with SPOF.

Plan and perform capacity expansion and upgrades in timely manner avoiding any scaling issues and bugs.

Automation of repetitive tasks to reduce manual effort and avoid Human errors.

Tune alerting and setup observability to proactively identify the issues and performance problems.

Work closely with L-3 teams in reviewing new use cases, cluster hardening techniques for building a robust and reliable platforms.

leverage Devops tools, disciplines( Incident, problem and change management) and standards in day to operations.

Ensure the Hadoop platform can effectively meet performance and SLA requirements.

Perform security remediation, automation and selfheal as per the requirement.


This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office 2-3 set days a week (determined by leadership/site), with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% or more of the time based on business needs.


3 or more years of work experience with a bachelor’s degree or 2 or more years of relevant experience with an advanced degree.
Hands on experience working as a Hadoop system engineer in managing Hadoop platforms.
Experience in building, managing and tuning performance of Hadoop platforms.
Extensive knowledge on Hadoop eco-system such as Zookeeper, HDFS, Yarn, HIVE and SPARK.
Excellent Shell, Python programming skills for automation requirement for repetitive dev-ops tasks
Understanding of security tools like Kerberos and Ranger.
Experience on Hortonworks distribution or Open Source preferred.
Hands-on experience in debugging Hadoop issues both on platform and applications.
Knowledge on Kafka, HBASE and Kubernetes is a plus.
understanding of Linux, networking, CPU, memory and storage.
Knowledge on Java and Python is good to have.
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
This position is not ideal for a  Hadoop developer.

Additional Information

Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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