Senior Oracle DBA with Cassandra

  • New York, NY
  • 18 hours ago
Oracle, MS-SQL Server, PostgreSQL, DB2, Cassandra, Redis, Jenkins, cloud, scripting, NoSQL, MongoDb, Performance tuning, Golden gate, data guar, OEM, RMAN
Contract W2, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

Major Accountabilities for this role:

- Managing wide variety databases, particularly must be highly experienced in database backup and recovery, performance tuning, and high availability configuration. Database technologies include (but are not limited to): Oracle, MS-SQL Server, PostgreSQL, DB2, Cassandra, Redis. The ideal candidate should have experience in more than one database technology.

- Forward thinking infrastructure automation and scripting skills.

- Leads in managing client’s expectations and communicates proactively.

- Requires little supervision while identifying tasks associated with responsibilities

- Collaborates with other DBAs, participates in internal projects and leads some initiatives.

- Provide DBA suggestions and input on direction for database domain strategy.

- Guides and provides direction for use of best practices and application database solutions to client’s development teams.

- Reviews new tools and products that assist in providing database support and services.

- Plans and coordinates data migrations between systems.


Education (preferred):

Bachelor’s Degree in Information systems or equivalent experience.


Knowledge/Experience (preferred):

- In-depth knowledge of database management (Installation, creation of new instances, space management, database reorganization and internals, backup and recovery, replication, performance monitoring and troubleshooting, identification of bottlenecks in locks, waits).

- Strong working knowledge of RDBMS and NoSQL databases with relevant certifications

- Good understanding of security standards and best practices around database platforms.

- Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.

- Intermediate knowledge of Oracle replication implementation (Golden Gate/Data Guard).

- Intermediate knowledge of Oracle internals.

- Intermediate knowledge of Oracle middleware (OEM).

- Intermediate knowledge of Oracle physical database tuning.

- Intermediate knowledge of SQL tuning background.

- Working knowledge of backup/recovery using RMAN for Oracle and Mongo Ops Manager for Mongo.

- Working PL/SQL coding background.

- Intermediate implementation knowledge of partitioning and/or sharding concepts.

- Working knowledge of Oracle RAC, Cluster Resource software and Oracle features.

- Knowledge of multiple database technologies (including but not limited to): Oracle, MS-SQL Server, PostgreSQL, DB2, Cassandra, Redis. The ideal candidate should have experience in more than one database technology.

- Understanding of CAP theorem and its implementation in NoSQL Technologies.

- MongoDB design principals, cluster connectivity, security and the factors that affect distributed system performance. Additional expertise in managing Redis cache is a plus.

- Mongo Database Administration activities - cluster configuration, upgrades, patches and security.

- Understanding of logical and physical data models on structured and unstructured data patterns.

- Demonstrates an understanding of Database Engineering’s role in supporting business processes.

- Demonstrates the ability to participate in cross functional teams for estimating, application designs, and implementation strategies.



- Uses strong verbal and written communication skills to build awareness and to proactively promote DBA’s position in support of sound database structures, data governance and other Corporate strategies.

- Ability to multi-task and prioritize efforts.

- Ability to pick up new technologies at a quick pace.

- Ability to work with team members located in multiple geographies

- Displays excellent collaborative skills with cross-functional teams.

- Provide positive customer service to internal business partners.

Dice Id : iconma
Position Id : 20-14060
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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