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Title : Cassandra Engineer

Location:  Cincinnati, OH

Duration : 12+ Months  

Mode of interview:  skype


We are looking for experienced Cassandra engineer who''s excited about building large scale distributed database systems that run across multiple physical data centers. The engineer will be responsible for the design, development, installation and performance of our NoSQL technologies

As a Cassandra Engineer you will be responsible for assisting with the design, implementation, and on-going support of Cassandra services in onprem and cloud installations.


Manage large scale multi-nodes DSE/Cassandra cluster environments residing on on-prem/cloud.
Handle all Cassandra environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring.
Perform high-level, day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades for the Cassandra database.
Creation of key performance metrics, measuring the utilization, performance and overall health of the cluster.
Capacity planning and implementation of new/upgraded hardware and software releases as well as for storage infrastructure.
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for system administration tasks.
Ability to closely calibrate with managers, architects and lead engineers.
Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures
Ensure existing data/information assets are secure and adhering to a best in class security model.
Manage backup and recovery functions.
Proactively monitor and setup alerting mechanism for both database and supporting hardware to ensure system health and maximum availability


3+ years of solid Cassandra DBA experience in managing critical 24/7 applications
Hands-on experience with Cassandra database hosted onprem or cloud deployments.
Experience in Cassandra build pipelines using Ansible, chef, puppet, shell script etc.
Experience in Jenkins, Github, Gitlab, stash teamcity is a plus
Experience in Cassandra application development in JAVA, python is a plus.
Implement a Cassandra Database in an enterprise, Design and Support data migration.
Must have hands-on experience in setting up DSE/Cassandra cluster.
Must have experience in loading data into Cassandra cluster from other data sources.
Strong understanding of complex inner workings of Cassandra, (gossip protocol, hinted handoffs, read repairs, Merkle trees
In depth knowledge of architecting and creating Cassandra/no SQL database systems.
Expert in data structure design, data modelling in Cassandra
Solid experience in Solr, spark implementation of DSE.
A deep understanding of Cassandra design principals, cluster connectivity, security and the factors that affect distributed system performance.
Expert experience with at least one of the following languages; perl, python, java, spark or bash.
Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and DR.
Comfortable performing in a fast paced, dynamic and ambiguous business environment.
Demonstrated a product mindset with an ability to set forward thinking and direction.
Must be able to communicate technical information clearly and a self starter.
Ability to synthesize large amounts of complex data into meaningful conclusions and present recommendations.
Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree Preferred.