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Cassandra Database Administrator - LT Contract

Location : Phila., PA
Job Type : Temp/Contract to Direct
Reference Code : 418
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : BS
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

SUMMARY


Manage and maintain Cassandra production and non-production databases to continuously improve database planning and operations. This position is highly collaborative working with other skilled professionals to continuously improve database architecture and execution.


 


RESPONSIBILITIES


· Responsible for participating in the definition and execution of standards and design of logical data storage, maintenance, access and security administration


· Responsible for configuring and maintaining the overall health of a Cassandra cluster


· Design optimal data models, plan queries and establish best practices for the team


· Analyze data access patterns and identify hot spots and bottlenecks


Required Qualifications :

REQUIREMENTS


· 5+years’ experience with database management in design, testing, implementation and administration in a multiple platform environment


· Hands-on expertise in installing, configuring and monitoring Cassandra clusters


· Manage storage capacity of the cluster and plan for growth based on future project goals


· Diagnose and troubleshoot production issues as needed


· Hands-on expertise with NoSQL and SQL databases


· Strong analytical skills to determine effective approaches to business solutions


· Experience working in an Agile or iterative approach to delivery preferred


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