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SkillStorm is seeking a SQL DBA for our client in Pennington, NJ. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Job Description:

  • The NoSQL DBA will be responsible for designing, deploying and maintaining NOSQL database clusters in Linux operating systems that are used by different groups of applications in the Bank of America.
  • The DBA must have advanced knowledge of Unix systems and shell scripting. Experience and knowledge of some of NoSQL databases such as (MongoDB, Cassandra, Memsql, CockroachDB, Redis,TigerDB etc.) is needed including creation and implementation of fully functional NoSQL database clusters, ability to maintain multiple development, QA and production NoSQL environments with strong experience in operations and production support.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for providing day-to-day administration support and maintenance for existing and new NoSQL databases in production and non-production environments.
  • Perform debugging, tuning and performance enhancement as well as automation of operational and continuous integration aspect of the NOSQL platform.
  • Write shell scripts for automation of installation and support of NoSql databases
  • Working with using DevOps tool Bladelogic to create, maintain and execute jobs.
  • Identify inefficiencies in current databases and implement improved solutions
  • Assist in planning and implementing capacity and resource expansion to ensure scalability of company databases.
  • Assist developers in making changes to the schema, providing database access levels, etc
  • Assist in planning and performing database upgrades and migrations

Experience:

  • Requires related experience in the UNIX systems and shell scripting, design, maintenance, and administration of NOSQL databases (Redis, Memsql, CockroachDB, MongoDb, Cassandra, etc.).
  • Conversant with using DevOps tools like BladeLogic, Ansible etc.
  • Previous experience in high volume environments is highly desired.
  • Deep understanding of cluster management areas, such as adding/bootstrapping/removing nodes, consistency tuning, replication, and multi-DC configuration.
  • Strong knowledge of monitoring, management, capacity planning and compaction strategy
  • Good knowledge of database backup and recovery, connectivity and security, and role management
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Must be versatile, flexible, and proactive when resolving technical issues
  • Excellent Interpersonal Communication Skills

Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Atleast 5+ years of UNIX/Linux Administration
  • Atleast 2+ years of experience in NoSQL or SQL Database Technologies
  • Provide 2nd shift/weekend operational support. Noon Eastern - 9 PM Eastern (Thursday - Monday or Friday - Tuesday)

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