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Database Administrator II
Ref No.: 19-16931
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Title- Database Administrator II
Location- Overland Park KS
Job ID- 19-16931
Duration 12 months
Contract -W2 only

Position Summary:

Database Administrator II is responsible for monitoring space usage, starting up and shutting down databases, diagnosing errors, administering distributed databases and developing automated backup procedures.
Job responsibilities:
  • 24 x 7 support and management of NoSQL databases.
  • Perform Couchbase and Cassandra environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and ongoing monitoring.
  • Support day-to-day operational maintenance, troubleshoot issues to resolution, ongoing real-time monitoring and alerting and periodic upgrades for the Couchbase and Cassandra databases.
  • Key participant in capacity planning and growth projections.
  • Support application deployments to production including performance and functional testing.
  • Define and implement backup and archival strategies per data retention requirements
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible, automate approaches for system/database administration tasks through developing scripts.
  • Monitor and maintain database health and ensure efficient operation.
  • Work with cross functional teams planning, modeling, and implementing solutions utilizing NoSQL technologies.
  • Provide guidance in the creation and modification of standards and procedures.
  • Ensure existing data/information assets are secure and adhering to a best in class security model.
  • Some of the Key tasks will include administering, monitor/maintaining, Optimizing the Performance, optimizing storage, troubleshooting of Couchbase, Cassandra databases including version Upgrades. Your priority is to ensure the platforms remain stable, reliable, and available.
Qualifications, Skills and other details
  • BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent work experience required Knowledge/Skills
  • The person will work remotely.
  • Must be Eligible to work in US without any sponsorship now or in future
  • Couch base and Cassandra administrative experience mandatory
  • Solid experience working in Linux environment with a minimum of 3 years of Linux proficiency required
  • In-depth understanding of NoSQL
  • High Availability strategies - replica sets, sharing, failover
  • Solid knowledge of NoSQL database concepts
  • Communicate/work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 4+ years of experience installing, configuring, and administering NoSQL databases
  • On call rotations are required
  • Must be US citizen legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position
  • Must have experience with both Couchbase & Cassandra, as candidates must have at least (3) years of experience with both (NO EXCEPTIONS)
  • For Oracle: On-call support for production is required. Rotation frequency is one week as primary/one week as secondary every 6 weeks with averagely less than 5 times being called per week as primary, 0 to minimal times being called per week as secondary.
  • For Couchbase and Cassandra: Eventually on-call support for production will be required. The time to start the on-call support, frequency of rotation and called times during on-call are TBD at this time.
  • Looking for Mid-level NOSQL Couchbase and Cassandra Database Administrator with minimum 3-5 years of hands-on experience in a Linux environment.
Nice to have:
                Coding skills with at least one of following: Python, PHP, Perl or Java
Years of Experience in following area is preferred:
  • NOSQL: 4 years
  • Couch base: 3 years
  • Cassandra: 3 years 
  • Perl: 1 year
  • Unix : 3 years
Thanks & Regards,
Nikhila Bhaskar
Sunrise Systems Inc.
Transforming Business. Enhancing Careers
105 Fieldcrest Ave Suite# 504, Edison, NJ 08837 USA
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