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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 :


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.



· 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 :


· 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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