Job Description :
Location: Chicago, IL, 60606 or Houston, TX, 77002
Duration: 6 months contract to hire
The NoSQL Database Administrator will bring solid skills in Couch Base and general NoSQL database technology. Work with development teams on design, modeling, and database architecture and operations supporting applications through development and deployment. Your priority is ensuring the platforms remain stable, reliable, and available.
24 x 7 support and management of NoSQL database
Install, configure, administer, and support multiple NoSQL instances
Perform database maintenance and troubleshooting. Key participant in capacity planning and growth projections
Support application deployments to production including performance and functional testing.
Define and implement backup and archival strategies per data retention requirements
Automate routine tasks with scripts
Monitor and maintain database health and ensure efficient operation
Work with cross functional teams planning, modeling, and implementing solutions utilizing NoSQL technologies
BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent work experience required
In-depth understanding of NoSQL High Availability strategies - replication, sharding, and failover
Solid knowledge of NoSQL database concepts
Communicate and work effectively in a team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Coding skills with at least one of following:
Python, PHP, Perl, or Java
Minimum of 3 years of Linux proficiency required
4+ years of hands on experience installing, configuring, and administering NoSQL databases required, recent experience with Couchbase highly desirable
Willing and able to travel as needed for business (up to 20%)