10 days old
2017-11-102017-12-08

Cassandra Database Expert

Cambridge, MA 02142
  • Job Code
    587286
  • Payrate
    $70 To $78

Cassandra Database Expert


The Site Performance and Reliability Engineer has the responsibility to ensure optimal end-to-end performance and up-time of our portal services and infrastructure.


The candidate will be responsible for managing the existing Cassandra database environment, guide operational upgrades and advancements in the Cassandra system, and extend documentation and train teams members in Cassandra administration.


About the Team: Luna Control Center is clients public portal. It is the critical system that all of our customers interact with to gather web traffic analytics, manage configurations, fetch support materials and plan their online events.


We are committed to dramatically enhance our customers' user experience and create a unique competitive differentiator in terms of feature set, self-service, speed, availability and security.


Responsibilities


* Cassandra administration, operations, and architecture for a multi data center environment.


* fluent in systems programming and/or automation, and can leverage their experience to solve complex problems associated with running production environments at massive scale in multi-tenant environments.


* Implementation of proactive monitoring, alerting, trend analysis and self-healing systems


*Participate in incident resolution processes driving restoration and repair of service-impacting issues * Instrument existing code and/or write performance-dedicated applications to enable fine-grain tracking of speed bottlenecks. Graphically report, in near real-time, Luna Control Center performance as perceived by our customers


* Define non-functional requirements as part of the product lifecycle to influence the new designs, standards, and methods for scalable, highly available distributed systems


Basic Qualifications


* 3 years Cassandra administrative expertise in a multi data center architecture


* 3+ years of experience as a SRE, Operations, or system administration of customer-facing, high-availability, large scale web-based applications. Desired Qualifications * Mastery of Linux/Unix


* Mastery in PHP, Perl or Python Programming.


* Administrative Experience with installs, configures, troubleshoots, monitors, maintains of Linux infrastructure.


* Experience in writing SQL and PL/SQL procedures.


* Experience with one of the log analysis tools like Splunk or ELK Products (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana)


* Experience with Orchestration Tools like Ansible etc.


* Experience with monitoring tools like Sensu, Collectd, Grafana etc.


* Desire to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment. * A passion for performance excellence


Education: * Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

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