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ROLE : Senior Database Engineer
Location: RTP, NC
Need locals only .


This position requires a US Citizenship to access restricted areas * (selected candidate for this assignment will need to provide proof of US citizenship, not dual)


This role is focused on our DB design (hence the SQL experience

The team runs a Ruby on Rails based web portal which accurately identifies both internal and open source software modules within Cisco’s software product portfolio. The raw data is very powerful from many standpoints, especially security. We generate various interactive reports using this data, and the raw reports are consumed by both people and various other automated systems within Cisco. The ongoing goals of the team are to make this data usable by more and more teams, enhance the overall user experience in any way possible, and deliver whichever features will bring our customers value. We work in an agile / KanBan environment, and don''t have daily standups. The employee will be as any other member of the team, pulling work from the backlog, but with a focus on database and performance related tasks.


MUST HAVE REQUIREMENTS:

SQL Experience (5+ years)
Full stack Ruby on Rails experience (3+ years)
Familiarity with MariaDB on Linux in mixed environment of VMWare, OpenStack and Docker hosts

DESIRED SKILLS
Bachelor''s degree or equivalent experience and 6+ years of related experience
Ability to work independently as well as with application and application test engineers

Specific Skills/Experience required:

Optimal database performance by tuning database parameters and settings
Experience with database monitoring software
Data integrity and reliability
Data security
DB encryption
DB replication
Capacity planning
Troubleshooting of performance SQL issues
Ensuring databases are properly backed up

Additional Pluses Include Experience In:

Python, Bash, REST
NoSQL, Redis, MemCache, Sharding and how to use them in concert with MySQL
Replication across remote sites