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Eng 3, Software Dev & Engineering

Philadelphia, PA
Technology (Technology - Product Development)


Job Description

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Duties and Responsibilities

This position is HANDS ON with NOSQL (CASSANDRA) Technologies. Individual works with application development and external operations team

  • Self-motivated, does not require training or guidance to evaluate new frameworks and easily comes up to speed as self-starter
  • Monitor availability and performance of production and development cassandra databases and servers;
  • Install new database releases and related software tools to evaluate in CI environment, eventually promote to production;
  • Apply software patches and upgrades to server software for cassandra database to stay in compliance with security standards and performance;
  • Perform and automate daily database maintenance, user assistance and troubleshooting;
  • Sound knowledge about hardware (CPU, memory, disk, network, Firewalls etc).
  • Continually improve operational processes and procedures
  • Analyze and resolve complex technical problems, including performance tuning, and debugging;
  • Some NoSQL data modeling experience
  • Monitor database backups and maintain automated disaster recovery procedures;
  • Plan database and server level capacity according to statistics and user requests;
  • Work through disaster recovery plans with other groups and departments;
  • Communicate/work effectively in a team environment.
  • Provide 24x7 on-call production support

Position Requirements

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science or related engineering discipline and 3+ year experience in IT industry;
  • Hands on experience in database administration in particularly nosql cassandra and strong CQL knowledge;
  • 3+ year experience with at least one of major database management systems such as Oracle, Sybase or MS SQL server;
  • Strong Linux skills, preferably with RedHat/CentOS;
  • Hands-on experience in NoSQL administration.
  • Experience in bash/Perl or ruby is a must.
  • Understanding of one high-level object oriented programming language e.g. C++,Java
  • Working knowledge of Splunk, Nagios, Zabbix is a must




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