Senior Database Engineer (Cassandra)
Contract - 12 month initial duration. Sorry, no 1099, C2C or visa candidates. Must be a US Citizen or have Green Card.
Compensation ~$80.00/hr (W2 only) with some flex on rate
World renown Media and Entertainment company seeks Senior Database Engineer (Cassandra). The Sr. Database Engineer position works on a central team of Data Systems Engineers and Administrators supporting Distributed Data Platforms for our client's Connected, Advanced Technologies and corporate development teams and customers. Primary focus of this position will be Data engineering product support, automation and service of operational and business processes for internet sites and corporate applications.
Key responsibilities include day to day database operations for Datastax Cassandra clusters, AWS Systems operations, DB technology evaluation, guidance and consultation, design support, task automation and scripting, best practice and standards development, capacity planning, optimization and tuning, system upgrades and migrations, performance management, monitoring, security, backup and recovery, issue troubleshooting, and documentation. Additional tasks as assigned.
Primary responsibilities include:
Responsible for level 2 systems management and exercises project-level control over initiatives. Excellent technical expertise in Cassandra DBMS (including and not limited to Design, security, availability, troubleshooting for Cassandra). Role requires in on call participation. Develops, enhances and adheres to engineering and administration standards. Upholds and maintains strong documentation. The ideal candidate will have strong experience with at least one of the Pubic Cloud providers like AWS, Google Cloud Services and Azure and 5-7 years experience with products such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Spark etc. Relational Database Administration experience in the past is a plus.
We are looking for someone who has strong technical Experience in doing AWS migrations with strong focus on Data Management and Migration. We need someone with strong Cassandra skills for our immediate needs, but will need to him/her to be able to handle other data sources as well ie. DynamoDB etc. Cassandra and AWS is the key.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to select "apply now" and send us your resume for consideration.
Cassandra, Data Migration, AWS, Linux, Data Pipelines, Data Modeling
10900 NE 8 St #1500 Plaza Ctr Bellevue, WA, 98004