Cassandra DBA Consultant

Job ID: 347556    Posted 2 days ago

Fort Worth, Texas



Job Details

One of IDR's oldest clients in the DFW is looking for a Cassandra DBA Consultant! This client is situated in the North Fort Worth area (Saginaw). They are looking for someone who can commit to a 50% hybrid schedule. This is a long term 1+ year contract that is highly likely to extend past the 1 year mark. Apply today if you are local to the DFW and interested in the Cassandra DBA Consultant position!

Required skills

  • B.S. degree from an accredited university.
  • Two or more year’s total experience as physical DBA in the Cassandra platform.
  • Strong understanding of the Cassandra data model and architecture including installation, configuration of a cluster.
  • Strong understanding of complex inner workings of Cassandra, such as the gossip protocol, hinted handoffs, read repairs, Merkle trees and Staged Event-Driven Architecture (SEDA).
  • Strong understanding of what Replicas are, replica Placement Strategies, Partitions, Snitches, Dynamic Ring Participation and Security with in Cassandra.
  • Five or more year’s total experience as physical DBA in a major RDBMS technology.
  • Two or more year’s total experience in SQL.
  • Two or more years of experience in database/application performance tuning and monitoring tools.
  • Experience in database problem identification, problem diagnosis and resolution.
  • Experience in building data architecture models and enforcing enterprise architecture standards and guidelines.
  • Experience in implementing database high availability solutions.
  • Candidate has excellent communication – ability to explain a technical problem to management.
  • Candidate is a team player. Shares knowledge. Coaches team members.
  • Ability to work on high performing teams and deliver under pressure situations.

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