Hadoop Big Data – Tech Team Lead

M&T Bank
M&T Bank

Job Overview

At M&T Tech, we’re a team of makers, doers, and builders, working to create the most advanced technology solutions in banking. We’re not your stereotypical suit and tie bankers: We’re an innovative team of leading tech experts, pushing boundaries, and taking risks. We’re building an agile team of the most skilled and creative, working to solve complex problems, architecting solutions, writing high-performance software, and charting our new path, all to make the lives of our customers, and the communities that we serve better. Join us and be part of something new as we build tomorrow’s bank, today.

The Enterprise Architecture, Data, and Engineering Group is responsible with enabling our technology partners across the Bank with a suite of best-in-class Platforms, Tools, and Products; allowing them to deliver rich customer solutions all while decreasing their time to market. In addition, the Group creates significant value by providing an advisory and governance function on these capabilities, so technology delivery teams can focus on the “What” not the “How”.


This position will be a part of our Enterprise Data Services team and be responsible for implementation and support of the Enterprise Hadoop environment. This includes design, capacity planning, cluster set up, performance tuning, monitoring, infrastructure planning, scale up/out and administration. The administrator will work closely with infrastructure, network, database, business intelligence and application teams to ensure business applications are highly available and performing within agreed on service levels. The administrator will apply a strong understanding of Hadoop eco system such as HDFS, YARN, Map Reduce, HBase, Zookeeper, Pig, Impala, and Hive. Provides day-to-day direction for the units and applications in line with goals of department and the clients they support. Responsible for managing client relations and expectations. Manages the project queue for their area. Strives to achieve individual and organizational objectives at minimum cost.

Scope of Responsibilities:

The Tech Lead is a hands-on technical role and will also be responsible for managing a small group in the Big Data space. The candidate will install, administer and support Linux operating systems/hardware in an enterprise environment including storage, performance tuning and capacity management of Hadoop clusters and Hadoop MapReduce routines. This candidate will also setup, configure and manage security for Hadoop clusters using Kerberos and integration with LDAP/AD at an Enterprise level. Responsibilities also include the implementation of High Availability techniques, Hadoop cluster connectivity and tuning, network requirements, and failover. Additionally, collaboration efforts also include overall HDFS support, maintenance, backup, restore, disaster recovery, failover management and troubleshooting.

Tech Stack:

  • Hadoop
  • YARN
  • MapReduce
  • HBase
  • Zookeeper
  • Pig
  • Impala
  • Hive

The successful candidate will have:

  • Minimum of an Associate’s degree and 7 years’ technology or systems management/leadership experience, or in lieu of a degree a combined minimum of 9 years’ higher education and/or work experience, including a minimum of 7 years’ technology or systems management/leadership experience
  • Experience with Agile Methodology
  • An ability to build out data products & product enhancements from idea through to launch
  • Strong collaboration with technology partners and customers on feature requirements and prioritization
  • A team player mindset with an ability to thrive and effectively communicate in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment

About M&T:

M&T Bank is a Top 20 US bank holding company and one of the best performing and financial stable regional banks in the country, we offer our technology employees a wide range of performance-based career development opportunities. We have a strong commitment to our customers and the communities we serve, and we continue to grow with a focus on the future. So, when looking to advance your career, look to M&T. Grow with us.



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