No OPT or CPT
Job Title: Cassandra DBA Location: Seattle WA Duration: Long Term
Job Description:
* Database administration position involving Configuration, Administration, Monitoring, Security Management, Performance Tuning, Replication, Backup/Restore and troubleshooting of Cassandra and other Open source / Big Data databases in a highly dynamic environment.
* This position is part of a very dynamic Database Administration team with highly talented individuals.
* The team has well rounded skills on application, infrastructure and database architectures.
* The team has consistently provided the highest database uptime (>99.999%) for the business by process automation, standardization and proactive monitoring & remediation.
* The successful candidate will be an effective contributor in the team by providing advanced technical and operational support/guidance in support of operational and project related activities.
* The successful candidate will represent the database team as SME in interactions with project teams and other departments in support of business objectives.
Enterprise Core Competencies:
* Requires competency in customer focus, change & innovation, strategic thinking, relationship building & influencing, talent management, results focus and inspirational leadership.
Essential Functions:
* Responsible for recommending database solutions to recognized problems and for design and implementation of new Cassandra databases.
* Responsible for installation and configuration of Cassandra databases in clusters and setup & maintain replication for active/active solutions between data centers.
* Responsible for configuring backup / restore utilities and developing disaster recovery policies and procedures.
* Responsible for setting up effective monitoring for alerts and capacity analysis. Also, tuning the database environment to insure optimal performance and resource utilization.
* Responsible for creating, maintaining and updating documentation necessary to support the database operations by the DBA team.
* Responsible for recommending optimal schema designs for better performance and scalability
* Responsible for enforcing Enterprise security policies and procedures on databases
* Write and maintain scripts in support of database maintenance to ensure consistent performance. Maintain solid working knowledge of functionality of existing platforms and future enhancements.
* Provide 24 x 7 on call support as part of a scheduled rotation with other team members.
* Provide advanced troubleshooting for applications and systems and advanced technical support for database related project activities
* Participate in design and code reviews.
* Configure and tune databases and operating system software to ensure optimum performance and resource utilization.
* Function as the technical liaison between System Administrators and DBA teams. Provide mentoring to fellow administrators.
Qualifications: Minimum Required
* Minimum of 2+ years in supporting Cassandra databases in a multi-zone clustered environment
* Minimum of 5+ years working experience in Linux
* Minimum of 5+ years working in IT development and/or technical support
* Strong knowledge of how NoSQL technologies interact and complement
* Deep understanding of Cassandra architecture and internal framework
* Experience in tuning JVM
* Experience with MySQL is a plus
* Advanced knowledge of various troubleshooting tasks (ex. Latency Analysis, Thread state Analysis, etc.)
* Knowledge of installation and configuration procedures.
* Knowledge of add/bootstrap nodes to clusters
* Knowledge of remove/replace nodes in clusters
* Knowledge of replication/partitioning/clustering between data centres
* Experience in Cassandra Data Modelling
* Working knowledge of hardware, including RAID, multi-processor architecture, etc.
* Advanced knowledge of shell scripting (i.e. command line applications, batch files, etc.)
Education: Minimum Required
* Bachelor’s Degree. Computer Science/Technical equivalent experience
Regards,
Pramod Rajput Technical Recruiter Work: 732-481-4174 x 6573 Email ID: Pramod.Rajput@cyberthink.com<mailto:Pramod.Rajput@cyberthink.com> [Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://www.cyberthink.com/cyberThink_shadow1.png]<www.cyberthink.com/index.php> www.cyberthink.com<www.cyberthink.com/> (Best creation is always possible via someone’s different imagination – David)
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