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Role Overview

Hashmap advises, architects, selects, and implements solutions for clients so that they may efficiently run their businesses, with a focus on data analytics in the Cloud. These service areas span IoT, Solution Architecture, data engineering, analytics, AI, ML, and DevOps.  


We are looking for a Cloudera Migration Platform Architect for platforms to join our growing Hashmap team of data professionals. The hire will be responsible for optimized data pipelines. The ideal candidate is an experienced technologist who has intimate knowledge on platforms both Cloud on and On-Premise. The candidate will support our clients, software engineers,  developers, data architects, data analysts, and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal architecture usage. The candidate must be a quick learner, self-directed and comfortable supporting the platform needs of multiple teams, systems, and products.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Install and configure Cloudera clusters in Public and Private clouds

  • Configuring HA active/active availability, best practice guidance

  • Failure automation testing and implementation

  • Operationalize Hadoop implementations in private and public cloud (AWS, Azure) from the following perspective:

    • Service Delivery: Includes environmental provisioning, maintaining service level agreements and regulatory compliance

    • Service Operations: Includes monitoring, orchestration and automation, auditing, access management, incident management, metering and chargeback, cost management and optimization

    • Governance, Risk and Compliance:  Integrated approach to enterprise security to manage information risk and implement controls needed for governance, risk and compliance

  • Work as part of an operational team and participate in and provide expertise to development teams to troubleshoot known issues

  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and escalate cluster issues using a variety of open source and proprietary toolsets

  • Evaluate and propose new tools and technologies to meet the needs of the organization

  • Align architecture with business requirements

  • Suggest architecture improvements, recommending process improvements

  • System troubleshooting and problem-solving across cloud platforms and application domains

  • Ensuring critical system security is using best fit for purpose security solutions


Other Hashmap Responsibilities: 

  • Strong problem-solving skills, including providing simple solutions to complex situations

  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively in a geographically disperse working environment

  • Must be an excellent communicator in terms of status and raising issues that might impact projects to either project or account management

  • Participate in assigned training as identified by the ITT department and/or Hashmap

Skill Sets for Role:

Soft Skills Required: 

  • High level of personal initiative and energy

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Capable of working autonomously with minimal oversight

  • Common sense approach to problems

  • Capable of adapting written processes when required and capturing improvements to the process for later review


Technical Skill Sets (Mandatory):

  • Advanced knowledge and experience with at least one Cloud platform (AWS, Azure)

  • 8+ Strong Experience in HDP, CDH administration

  • Strong experience script building, debugging, fixing cluster issues

  • Experience with Architectural Consulting to support of both CDH, HDP and CDP Deployments

  • Leadership positions to work with the clients to assist in migration plan

  • IaC experience with Ansible (2-3 Years)

  • Excellent ability to gather and track requirements

  • Experience leading a team to deliver high quality solutions

  • Experience with Linux and/or Windows administration experience (2+ years)

Knowledge of the following would be an asset: 

  • Strong experience with Docker containers, including containerizing services and deploying containers in a cloud environment (ie. Kubernetes)

  • DevOps experience;  ie.. (Git + CI/CD + IaC)Experience with configuring and managing cloud data warehouses – Snowflake, AWS Redshift, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, or Google BigQuery experience considered  

  • Strong Agile methodology knowledge

Travel Expectations:

  • Please note that due to COVID - work is remote for most of 2021 but when work returns to normal (post-Covid) the Candidates must be available to travel up to two weeks per month regularly, with occasional periods of 2 to 3 weeks per month based on specific client requirements if needed

What We Offer

For the Cloudera Migration Architect role, we’re looking to hire Hashmappers invested in realizing the goal of accelerating high-value business outcomes for our customers, partners, and the community. We offer the following:


  • Competitive salary

  • Incentive or bonus plan

  • Remote work from home from anywhere in the USA

  • 401K Plan - enrollment at the beginning of every quarter and on completing at least 3 months of full-time service

  • Health Insurance - Medical, Dental, Vision (from 1st of the next month following date of hire)

  • Paid Time Off and Holidays

  • Flexible Commute Plan

  • Birth Recovery and Paternal Leave

  • Military Leave

  • Bereavement Leave

  • Exposure to a fast-paced, yet fun culture

  • A chance to work with world-class experts on challenging projects

  • Opportunity to provide meaningful contributions to real solutions that solve problems and are used by our customers

  • High level of access to Hashmap leadership

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