INTERN - Hadoop Administrator at Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

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Location: Raleigh, North Carolina

Job Description:

Pharmaceutical Research Associates, Inc.

US | US-AZ-Phoenix | US-PA-Blue Bell


Symphony Health Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PRA Health Sciences, is a leading provider of high-value data, analytics, technology solutions and actionable insights for healthcare and life sciences manufacturers, payers and providers. The company helps clients drive revenue growth and commercial effectiveness, while adapting to the transformation of the healthcare ecosystem, by integrating a broad set of patient, prescriber, payer and clinical data together with primary and secondary health research, analytics and consulting. Symphony delivers a comprehensive perspective on the real dynamics that drive business in the healthcare and life sciences markets.

At Symphony Health Solutions we pride ourselves on being Collaborative and customer-centric. We do this by focusing on five key values:

  • Love the Customer by consistently exceeding expectations

  • Focus on Brilliant Execution by being detailed and accountable

  • Leapfrog the Competition by Differentiating ourselves and providing innovative solutions,

  • Build a High Performance Culture that does not accept mediocrity

  • Make it Fun by Connecting as one passionate high-energy team.

Connect with Symphony! Collaborate with Customers! Differentiate Yourself!


Administration of Hadoop Clusters both on-prem and on cloud.

  • Access grants (creating users, roles, granting privileges)

  • Installation and testing of new features on Hadoop clusters

  • Writing Linux scripts to perform small tasks on Hadoop clusters

  • Work with the team in testing new features then writing the process to implement the new feature

Skills needed:

  • Knowledge of Big Data/ AWS Cloud

  • Some knowledge of Linux

  • Word

  • IT, Computer Science, etc.

Some Unix programming/administration skills


Degree in IT, Computer Science, GRAD STUDENT