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*Database Developer (Gen) III
Ref No.: 17-33155
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Overview
  • The NoSQL Database Administrator will bring solid skills in CouchBase and general NoSQL database technology.
  • Work with development teams on design, modeling, and database architecture and operations supporting applications through development and deployment.
  • Your priority is ensuring the platforms remain stable, reliable, and available.
Responsibilities
• 24 x 7 support and management of NoSQL database
• Install, configure, administer, and support multiple NoSQL instances
• Perform database maintenance and troubleshooting. Key participant in capacity planning and growth projections
• Support application deployments to production including performance and functional testing.
• Define and implement backup and archival strategies per data retention requirements
• Automate routine tasks with scripts
• Monitor and maintain database health and ensure efficient operation
• Work with cross functional teams planning, modeling, and implementing solutions utilizing NoSQL technologies

Education
• BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent work experience required

Knowledge/Skills :
Required
• In-depth understanding of NoSQL High Availability strategies - replication, sharding, and failover
• Solid knowledge of NoSQL database concepts
• Communicate and work effectively in a team environment
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred
• Coding skills with at least one of following:
Python, PHP, Perl, or Java

Experience
• Minimum of 3 years of Linux proficiency required
• 4+ years of hands on experience installing, configuring, and administering NoSQL databases required, recent experience with Couchbase highly desirable

Other
• Willing and able to travel as needed for business (up to 20%)
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
• Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
• Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position