Job Description :
Job Title: Cassandra DB Architect
Location: Dallas, Texas
Duration: 6 Months +

Job description:
The Cassandra DB Architect will be responsible for designing, developing and provide roadmaps to the existing Oracle DB to Cassandra platform. They will play a key role in directing the technical approach of team members regarding Cassandra DB-based solutions created with for Oracle migration. The Cassandra DB Architect will be involved in the technical recommendation of the exiting Oracle system and leverage Cassandra DB capabilities, and make recommendations.

This hands-on position requires broad experience in developing Cassandra DB -based solutions that deliver consistent results.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

BI Development Process:
Experience in debugging, trouble-shooting, and influencing the team to use best practices in the design, development, and deployment and production migration.
Ability to learn new technologies rapidly and apply development methodologies to them.
Experience in partnering with Quality Assurance operations to proactively create test plans and identify data integrity issues caused by upstream data.
BI Development:
This position will include technical leadership of other team members working in various capacities and skill levels with OLAP tools and associated development.
Ensure that objects are created with our design and report development standards.

Domain and Business Knowledge Development:
Develop a strong understanding of source-system data and determine which elements need to be exposed to the semantic layer that will be exposed for Cassandra DB open source systems/ solutions.
Partner with SMEs across business units to understand their challenges and sources of information. This will evolve into technical discussions for potential BI solutions and enhancement of Enterprise system and subject areas.
Other Responsibilities:
Work with platform administrators help train and setup the appropriate monitoring, support, and controls.
Work with business users to design and develop prototypes for tactical and enterprise solutions.
Work closely with Project Managers and Business Analysts to provide estimates and help refine technical requirements
Resolve data integrity issues by profiling data and understating data behavior and business rules.
Performs administrative duties such as status reports.

Minimum Qualifications and Key Requirements:
Deep experience (8 years or more) with Cassandra DB development using Microsoft SSAS
Demonstrated proficiency in the design and development of data warehouse semantic layer and data modeling concepts such as star schemas, snowflake schemas and highly-normalized models.
Expert level knowledge of SQL. Ability to diagnose and tune queries, use of advanced SQL features such as window / analytic functions.
Experience with Aggregate Join Indexes (AJI) on Teradata platform preferred.
Experience in the following reporting tools – Oracle, Business Objects, Microsoft SQL Server, Teradata , Tableau would be an advantage.
Experience and knowledge of disciplined project-delivery processes. Experienced with both waterfall and agile-like processes.
Demonstrated experience in delivering multiple projects in different subject areas and environments.
Experience in working with matrix-managed resources in an effective and constructive fashion.
Clear communication skills, both written and verbal.
Positive attitude, good problem-solving skills, self-started, self-motivated