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Senior Database Administrator - Cassandra

  • Bangalore, India

Job ID: R-1016020

When you join Verizon

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What you’ll be doing...

  • Involved in the daily activities of configuration and system administration associated with non-production and production environments.
  • Optimize system operation, performance, and resource utilization.
  • Monitoring and reporting on performance metrics
  • 24x7 production on-call support handling emergencies
  • Participate in system capacity analysis and planning.
  • Install, configure, and upgrade non-production and production NoSQL software and related products.
  • Perform regular maintenance (i.e.: patches and upgrades), proactive monitoring and optimization of non-production and production environments.
  • Determine size and IOPS of a working set by analyzing queries.
  • Educating Engineers regarding best practices for database use (queries, schema creation, index creation)
    Identify areas of improvement and make suggestions.

What we’re looking for...
You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in Administration of NoSQL distributed database systems like Cassandra.
  • Experience in Designing and deploying Highly Scalable Cassandra Database clusters on Cloud.
  • Experience handling common database procedures, such as upgrades, backups, recovery, migration, maintenance, etc.
  • Knowledge of Cassandra schema, CQL query, Cassandra command-line utility, and DataStax ops center.
  • Experience or knowledge in Cassandra Reaper.
  • Extensive experience with designing and implementing database infrastructure and processes to support true 24x7x365 operations, by reaching the expectation of no downtime for database maintenance
  • Experience in Performance monitoring and query fine-tuning, Problem determination and troubleshooting, interacting with UNIX and Application group.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Strong commitment to quality, self-motivation and accountability to work assignments.
  • Good analytical aptitude to apply quality assurance principles to all aspects of work.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Ability to effectively interact with other project teams in support of a multi-service
  • Possess strong leadership skills and further the evolution of intellectual capital assets
    and developing practice resources.
  • Experience or strong knowledge in Kubernetes.
  • Experience or strong knowledge Databases like PostgreSQL, MariaDB

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Where you’ll be working

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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