Ford Motor Company Hadoop Systems Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Hadoop Systems Engineer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Position Overview/Description:

Ford Motor Company is seeking a Hadoop Systems Engineer. This position will focus on supporting the infrastructure engineering and operations of Ford's Hadoop platform. Duties will include engineering and managing the deployment of new solutions and components, supporting the operations of the environment, and creating operational documentation. The position requires being part of an on-call rotation for occasional after-hours escalations. This position does not have any code development responsibilities.


  • Seasoned Linux infrastructure administration.

  • Assist with operating, deploying and engineering Hadoop clusters

  • Learn, implement, maintain Hadoop services, Hadoop installs, and procedures

  • Participate in the on-call rotation.

  • Develop and maintain, accurate support documentation

  • Assist team with assignments and work load

Job Requirements:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3+ Years of experience with Hadoop Technologies

  • 5+ Years of experience with Unix/Linux

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong Linux or UNIX Knowledge

  • Knowledge of the IT Operating Model / IT Service Management

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with IT Project Manager Microsoft office tools (Excel, Word, MS Project)

  • Motivated and self-starter

  • Ability to work independently at a high level of technical competence and maturity

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem resolution skills

  • Exposure to LDAP, Kerberos, and MySQL

  • Experience in a large Hadoop environment

  • Experience with an enterprise configuration management tool, like Puppet or Chef

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team, you discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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Ford Motor Company


Information Technology

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Information Technology


Information Technology Operations