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Cassandra- Database Engineer IV : 19-05075
Ref No.: 19-05075
Category: Software Engineering
Location: Woodland Hills, California
Primary Skills: Cassandra, Datastax, CQL, NoSQL, Unix shell scripting
Duration: 6 Months
Contract Type: W2 Only

Location: Woodland Hills CA/ Mountain View CA

  • Creates and manages Cassandra databases for a company or organization.
  • Must also install and configure the database.
  • Must make sure that the databases are secure and that they function properly.
  • Must carry out constant testing and monitoring to make sure that the database is functioning as it should.
  • Must sometimes create a database that is easy for end users to enter data into.
  • Advanced experience with Cassandra and CQL is usually necessary. Install, upgrade, and maintain databases.
Required Skills:
  • 3-5 years of experience with managing and administrating large clusters for Datastax Cassandra.
  • Proficient with all Cassandra utilities (nodetool, cqlsh etc).
  • Demonstrated experience with NoSQL concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Experience in Java 8 and Spring frameworks is preferred.
  • Must be able to patch/upgrade Cassandra.
  • Experience in performance tuning Cassandra.
  • Must have knowledge in a broad range of web applications using Cassandra / NoSQL software stack hosted on common Linux platforms.
  • Must have knowledge of network connectivity
  • Experience with Unix shell scripting
  • Participate in DBA team on-call pager rotation and on-call support duties. What you’ll be doing:
  • Setting up Multi-Datacenters for Cassandra.
  • Implement Disaster Recovery for Cassandra.
  • Implement backup strategies for Cassandra.
  • Work with Development teams on Cassandra Data Modeling
  • Participate in DBA team on-call pager rotation and on-call support duties.
Education: (if required) : BS, MS, in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
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