Operations Engineer, Hadoop

We may be the most importantInternet company you've never heard of. Join our team for your chance to workin the digital marketing space and solve meaningful problems on a massivescale—and have fun doing it.

The HadoopEngineering Team at Conversant Media is responsible for providing andmaintaining Hadoop environments across the company. The team providessupport for application tuning and profiling of client applications to ensureefficient use of cluster resources.

As part of this team you will work to support multiple production clusters atpetabyte scale each. You will be looked to for suggesting clusterupgrades and ensuring functionality for client use. Interaction with adedicated NOC team will free you up to work with Hadoop allowing deep divesinto the technology to provide solutions which surface at huge scale.


  • Perform cluster and system performance tuning
  • Work with cluster subscribers to ensure efficient resource usagein the cluster and alleviate multi-tenancy concerns.
  • Coordinate and monitor cluster upgrade needs.
  • Monitor cluster health and build pro-active tools to look foranomalous behavior.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or related technical discipline or equivalentpractical experience.
  • 3 years Linux experience.
  • 3 years of distributed systems experience.
  • Experience with C, Java and Bash
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git or Perforce.


  • Experience with large scale Hadoop Deployments (more than 40nodes, more than 3 clusters).
  • 5 years of academic or industry experience (preferably at atechnology company.)


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Conditions of Employment

All job offers are contingent upon successfulcompletion of certain background checks which unless prohibited by applicablelaw may include criminal history checks, employment verification, educationverification, drug screens, credit checks, DMV checks (for driving positionsonly) and fingerprinting.

About Conversant

Conversant, Inc. is the leader in personalizeddigital marketing. Conversant helps the world's biggest companies grow bycreating personalized experiences that deliver higher returns for brands andgreater satisfaction for people. We offer a fully integrated personalizationplatform, personalized media programs and the world's largest affiliatemarketing network - all fueled by a deep understanding of what motivates peopleto engage, connect and buy. For more information, please visit www.conversantmedia.com.

Great People, Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest andmost talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding themaccordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensivehealth coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career. Fromtuition reimbursement to scholarship programs to employee stock purchase plansand 401(k)s, we offer associates a variety of benefits that work as hard forthem as they work for us.

About Epsilon

Epsilon is the global leader in creatingconnections between people and brands. An all-encompassing global marketingcompany, we harness the power of rich data, groundbreaking technologies,engaging creative and transformative ideas to get the results our clientsrequire. Recognized by Ad Age as the #1 World CRM/Direct Marketing Network and#1 U.S. Agency from All Disciplines, Epsilon employs over 7,000 associates inmore than 70 offices worldwide. Epsilon is an Alliance Data company. For moreinformation, visit www.epsilon.com, follow us on Twitter@EpsilonMktg or call 1.800.309.0505.

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