6 days old
2017-11-132017-12-11

NoSQL DBA - Mongo or Elastic focus

Austin, TX 78701
  • Job Code
    587449
  • Payrate
    $110,000 To $140,000

Mid to Senior level DBA\Database Engineer to join our Support Engineering team and work with our our scalable, highly-available DBaaS platform team. We are looking for someone that has at least medium level of competence in search engines and search engine/index performance tuning.Love a challenge? Anyone can manage a single application - we manage and maintain thousands of production databases and data store technologies along with the components supporting billions of operations with very divergent workloads. You'll be part of a highly capable and motivated NoSQL DBA Team working on solving the hard problems of scalability, availability, and performance on a global platform across multiple data store technologies. This position will involve supporting primarily NoSQL database technologies and our search engine technologies along with some big data add-ons and feeders



  • Expected tasks for this role:
  • Manage and maintain thousands of production customer databases and Elasticsearch nodes and indexes associated with search capabilities
  • Automate and innovate new ways to manage large database clusters and improve existing Elasticsearch performance for our multitude of existing customer bases.
  • Push the limits of MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and other relational and NoSQL database technologies
  • Work with cutting edge technology in the cloud computing space
  • Provide Fanatical Support to all of our customers through innovative solutions
  • Create sustainable and maintainable environments for our NoSQL and Elasticsearch arenas
  • Install, configure, update and troubleshoot very large database and search environments and applications
  • Collaborate with Engineers, DBA's, and System Administrators on technical issues
  • Be part of the community. Attend conferences, meetups then move towards contribution via wiki articles, then blogging, etc.
  • Our ideal candidate will be open to working 2nd shift support (2pm - 11pm).


Qualifications


Qualifications - Position Requirements & Experience:



  • 3+ years experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB and Cassandra, etc.
  • 2+ years experience with relational databases such as Oracle, Postgres, or MySQL
  • 2+ years experience with search technologies such as Elasticsearch, Solr or Lucene
  • 2+ years managing highly available, scalable production systems in a fast-paced production environment
  • Experience building and developing in both a cloud environment as well as on the direct host level (non-cloud level).
  • Proficiency with Python, Perl, shell, MapReduce or other languages
  • Understanding of data architecture, replication, and administration
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Fast learner, creative thinker, problem solver
  • Team player, highly motivated and self-manageable
  • Responsible, dedicated and responsive in non-working hours as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comfortable with collaborative tools such as slack, wikis and basic ticket tracking systems (JIRA and ZenDesk)
  • Action and detail oriented. Highly motivated to drive projects to completion


Nice to have:



  • Shell, Ruby, C, Java development or driver experience
  • Knowledge of big data pipelines such as Hive, Pig, Spark, Kafka
  • Some knowledge of load balancers, DNS, networking, and/or client side drivers.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science

Categories

  • Information Technology

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