Job Description :
Job Title: Cassandra Lead / Architect
Location: Duluth, GA (6 Months)
Experience – Senior Candidate

Job Description:

Responsible for the performance of any/all functions involved in the development and/or maintenance of new or existing capabilities associates with the application. Using programming language and technology, writes code, completes programming and documentation, and performs testing and debugging of applications. Analyzes, designs, programs, debugs and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, or Internet-related computer applications. Will interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

Required Skills:
8+ Years of experience in designing, developing, deploying & supporting large scale distributed systems
8+ Years with Java in a distributed environment
5+ Years of LAN/WAN protocols (TCP, UDP, FTP, JMS etc.,)
5+ Years of Data Serialization formats (Avro, POF, Thrift, JSON, XML etc…)
5+ Building fault tolerance and failover patterns into Distributed Systems
5+ Years of Distributed Database Design and Development at large scale (Coherence - optional, Cassandra – must, etc)
3+ Years of Data Loading experience in a Distributed Data Base environment
3+ Years of Data scalability and multi-tenant data architectures
3+ Years of Data architecture and implementation using local or cloud-based storage and NoSQL data stores
3+ Years of Performance and optimization in a large distributed system environment

The Ideal candidate will also have:
Experience with or Knowledge of ZooKeeper
Experience with Hardware (specifically tailoring HW for Distributed Systems)
Experience with creating Tools, Test Harnesses and Developer utilities
Experience with Machine Learning methods and tools
Experience with Agile & Test Driven Development
Excellent Communication and Presentation skills
Experience with Git and Gerrit