Position: NoSQL DBA (Cassandra / MySQL)
San Jose CA
Duration: 12+ Months (Long Term)
Areas of Responsibility:
Candidate will be serving as the primary point of contact for advanced level troubleshooting issues, and perform hands-on Database/Systems administration as required.
Candidate will automate regular Database/OS administrative work with other support teams and ensures they are functioning correctly.
Candidate will plan and executes tests of fault tolerance capabilities, including backup/recovery, replication, failover, and disaster recovery.
Candidate will write documentation, including data standards, procedures, and data dictionary definitions.
Candidate will work with Systems and Development teams on designs, performance optimization, and perform on-call support by responding to high priority requests for assistance by Operations teams and provide after hours and weekend support as needed.
The candidate will work with application developers to evolve the database architecture and design and will participate in the creation and refinement of staging & production database instances.
The candidate should have experience in tuning database server configurations, queries, and indexes. He/she will also be required to run such queries as requested by the development teams.
3 or more years of working experience in Database Administration/Engineering (Cassandra and MySQL) on Production Environment, supporting complex, highly available databases.
Well-versed in HA strategies including database replication, clustering, sharding
Well versed in creating and implementing full-proof DR plans including Backup and Recovery.
Candidate should be well versed in database server performance monitoring and storage performance optimization.
Candidate should have experience in tuning database server configurations, queries, and indexes.
Candidate should have a good understanding of the Operating System concepts, mainly Linux.
Proficiency in any of the scripting language ( e.g., Python /PHP/Perl/ Ruby)
Respond to on-call (24/7 rotating shifts) incidents and be available for inquiries from staff, management, and vendors.
Provide technical assistance and support.
Exposure to any other NoSQL solutions (Mongo is a Big plus, but any other NOSQL will also do).
Working experience on Amazon Web Services.
Any experience with CMS tools like Chef/Puppet/Ansible or Log management tools like Splunk.
In-depth understanding of Service Delivery/support Processes or ITIL Framework.
The ability to communicate technical knowledge in a clear, concise and easy to understand manner is essential, as the candidate will participate in technical and customer reviews and must communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.
Ability to adapt mid-stride to accommodate rapid evolutions of technology.
Rapidly picks up new techniques, technologies, and concepts.
Should have the aptitude to work independently on projects/tasks with minimal instructions.
Participation in technical blogging, PoCs and community projects.
Datamatics Consultants, Inc.