Big Data Hadoop Administrator

Born from an audacious challenge, Qwant is the first search engine to develop a genuine alternative on the European online search market.

What makes us unique is that we don’t track our users, we know nothing about each of them, and still, we aim to help them find what they are looking for on the Internet.

Ambitious, isn’t it?

Today, after a successful fundraising, we are looking for new talents to help us make the Web.

If you want your work to actually mean something and help millions of users, if you think that privacy matters even when you have “nothing to hide”, if you like to be challenged and you are not afraid of failure, then we might have a few things in common.

Job Description

Within a human-sized cross-skills agile squad, operating as a mini-startup inside Qwant, you will work as a Hadoop Architect.

You will be expected to:

  • Install, Configure, Administrate and Maintain our Hadoop Clusters and assess priorities and feasibility of new components
  • Propose and deploy new hardware and software environments required for Hadoop and to expand existing environments
  • Tune the performances of Hadoop clusters and Hadoop Map Reduce/Spark routines
  • Screen Hadoop cluster job performances and capacity planning and monitor connectivity and security
  • Work close to the sea and mountains, under the sun of the French Riviera

Of course, you will always be able to count on the help of your fellow mates.

Expected skills and experience

  • Strong experience with Hadoop / Spark
  • Experience with ElasticSearch is a plus
  • In depth knowledge of Hadoop ecosystem, data modeling techniques and map reduce design patterns
  • Experience in undertaking complex projects involving large amounts of data and distributed environnements
  • Team player with a positive mindset
  • Ability to KISS (Keep It Short and Simple)
  • Fluent in English or French (any other language is a plus)

More information about the job

  • The job is located in Nice. We think that it is important that all members of a squad work together in the same place
  • You would start as soon as you are available
  • Compensation will be based on your profile and experience

Next steps

If your profile meets our expectations, we will first organize a quick call to get to know each other.

Then you will be offered to have an on-site interview, to get a chance to meet a few of your future colleagues. If you can’t make it to one of our offices, don’t worry, you will be given an opportunity to demonstrate your skills and logic on Skype.

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