Job Description :
Position: Cassandra DBA

Location: Fort Worth, TX
Duration: 1+ year contract

The position will be responsible for defining, implementing and maintaining physical Cassandra databases for the enterprise. Knowledge & experience with other NoSQL and RDBMS database technologies is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs physical database administration (dba) tasks in Cassandra.
Installs, configures and patches Cassandra.
Provide rotating 24x7 on-call support for Cassandra environments as necessary.
Work closely with application development teams to design, implement and support databases to support applications.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience:
o B.S. degree from an accredited university.
o Five or more year’s total experience as physical DBA in a major RDBMS technology such as DB2, SQL Server or Oracle.
o Two or more year’s total experience as physical DBA in the Cassandra platform.
o Two or more year’s total experience in SQL.
o Two or more years of experience in database/application performance tuning and monitoring tools.

Preferred
o Experience in working with NoSQL database technologies.