NoSQL Database Administrator

Framingham, MA | Contract to Hire

Post Date: 05/21/2018 Job ID: 226085 Industry: IT

NoSQL Database Administrator

Softworld Inc.’ s Client is seeking a top-notch cloud database administrator to be responsible for ensuring that all of the databases supporting our Kubernetes-based cloud platform are fully automated, designed to scale, and highly resilient to faults and performance-degrading events. The ideal candidate will bring rich knowledge of database administration (DBA) best practices and design patterns, along with a strong software engineering background, and is experienced with high volume, always-on, mission critical production applications. Typical workloads include MongoDB, Cassandra, Janus Graph, CockroachDB, ElasticSearch, and PostgreSQL.

Responsibilities for this job include:

·         Create automation for database deployment, update, backup, recovery, testing, and maintenance

·         Define SLA agreements with our DevOps team and other customers of the cloud platform

·         Work with DevOps and other teams to troubleshoot data-related problems, find root-causes, implement solutions, and contribute to incident reports

·         Build deployments and integrations with popular scripting languages (Python, Node.js, and/or Ruby)

·         Be a subject matter expert on database technologies, review change proposals, and contribute to security & operations procedures

·         Implement, tune and enhance functionality of database servers

·          Use open-source software to build solutions, and work with the open-source community to resolve problems and improve our solutions

·         Provide on call support to triage and resolve issues in production platforms

·         Qualifications

·         Production experience in large-scale NoSQL data infrastructures such as Cassandra, MongoDB, etc.

·         Application experience with SQL databases such as PostgreSQL, Cockroach DB, SQLite, Amazon RDS, etc.

·         Familiarity with cloud infrastructure such as Amazon AWS (preferred), Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure

·         BS in Computer Science or equivalent technical domain

·         5+ years’ experience in software development or IT organizations

·         2+ years direct experience with AWS or similar cloud infrastructure provider, and with NoSQL databases


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