Lead Database Engineer

Responsibilities
Administer Cassandra and other databases as assigned
Develop and enhance dashboards to quickly troubleshoot and prevent unexpected results
Manage storage capacity of the database systems including backups and restoration processes
Design the automation of creation, configuration, and delivery of high availability Database systems
Deliver actionable database designs, standards, and patterns in collaboration with various subject matter experts.
Lead Database design understanding and delivery in cooperation with Project Managers and other key stakeholders.
Coordinate and facilitate the creation of strategies and technology roadmaps while involving all key stakeholders.
Recommend and influence new and current database infrastructure best practices and processes including but not limited to zero downtime deployments
Conduct proof-of-concept projects to adopt new technologies.
Plan, coordinate, and administer database systems – support and enhancing operational guidelines, data protection, and structures
Proactively engage in enterprise capacity planning and performance management
Qualifications
8 + years in in a DBA role supporting assandra primarily
2+ years of experience in Dockers, Ansible, and open source technologies is critical
3+ years of experience in Design and deployment of database topology
Competencies Redis, Kafka, Hadoop scripting, HDFS Hive, Pig, Map Reduce, Impala, Spark, Storm and Sqoop
Experience with Enterprise Manager 12C, APEX, OpsCenter
Experience with Multi Datacenter active/active environments is desired
Expert understanding of design principles and components for scalable/elastic, secure, reliable, and resilient computing services on a global scale – and the ability to apply them in integrated solutions
Demonstrate strong applied knowledge with one or more of the following python/shell/java/perl
Demonstrate strong applied knowledge with Oracle 12C RAC
Has strong knowledge and experience in complex technical architectures in real-time and highly available environments.
Verbally capable to communicate directlywith senior management and subject matter experts through presentations and discussion.
Ability to Collaborate and Engage well with others to solve problems and actively incorporate input from various sources
Possess excellent business acumen with a strong ability to map business requirements to technical solutions.
Possess strong written and verbal communication skills, proven presentation skills to all levels of audience including technologists, management and executives.
Education MS or BS in Computer Science or Engineering
Ideal candidate for this position

Will be determined and committed to perform at highest quality and excellence. Will have a laser-sharp focus on goal of on-time and zero-defect delivery.
Will be highly energetic and will strongly believe in on-going learning in order to optimally exploit his/her potential at workplace. Will constantly work towards being the best and to succeed at current assignment/project.
Will be entrepreneurial and will successfully challenge existing paradigms. Will have a vision and will think expansively and outside the box to consistently generate and evaluate highly innovative ideas and solutions.
Will be willing to take risks, will anticipate the consequences of decisions and will generate plans to address them.

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