Job Description :
Cassandra DBA

Morrestown NJ

experience : 10+Years

Responsibilities:

Assist in the development of tools and techniques for data access, retention and security

Configuration, provisioning, upgrading and decommissioning databases and database tuning.

Monitoring production deployments for capacity issues, performance and troubleshooting

Production database support. Availability for 24X7 on call rotation support.


Qualifications:

Minimum 4 years of extensive experience managing Cassandra NoSQL database.

Knowledge of NoSQL best practices & NoSQL data modeling

Knowledge of operating interrelationships between database, business applications and operating systems.

Understand hot and cold backup planning.

Good Problem-solving and analytical skills.

Must be able to work with multiple groups to resolve data issues.

Must have experience of working in mid to large size production environment across multiple active Datacenters.

Must be able to work in a 24x7 on-call customer facing environment on need basis.

Monitor and tune query performance , define and implement backup strategies per data retention requirements, diagnose and resolve production issues as needed 24x7

Deep knowledge of Cassandra DB performance/scaling concepts and tuning best practices

Ability to write and maintain Unix/Linux shell scripts.

Highly self-motivated with the desire to embrace new database technologies and must be able to work independently or within a team in a high demand and dynamic environment.

Prior experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies

Must have exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field. Master’s preferred.