Database Engineer III

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Inifinite Dimensions Washington, DC

Washington, DC
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Working in a creative and fast-paced environment, the Database Engineer III will support production and non-production of databases. Among others, your responsibilities will include the following:

* Installing, configuring, patching, and upgrading database software (MongoDB, Hadoop Ecosystem and Hbase)
* Producing detailed technical architecture designs for NoSQL solutions
* Supporting production and non-production MongoDB, Hadoop Ecosystem and Hbase databases

* Correct issues reported in production and non-production systems
* Create documentation, as part of correcting production issues
* Monitor, diagnose, and respond to system failure and performance issues, taking appropriate measures to reduce system downtime and eliminate recurrence of the problem
* Lead efforts to analyze and improve system performance and best practices
* Formulate and implement backup and monthly maintenance procedures for MongoDB, Hadoop Ecosystem and Hbase Production clusters
* Lead team to provide technical support and training on NoSQL databasetechnology

* Managing the routine operations for both development and production databases
* Monitoring the health of servers and the databases running on them
* Defining and governing standards, processes and procedures
* Working with internal teams to plan and schedule application upgrades
* Managing day to day replication processes
* Being able to perform after hours, and / or weekend support for key deployments

* Other duties, as assigned


The successful candidate will excel at operating in a diverse and fluid environment, and will be crucial for databaseengineering in order to push forward and complete the goals of the Information Systems team.

* You are passionate about our mission to help Americans gain access to essential communications technology
* You are a problem solver with great attention to detail, can work with little supervision, multi-task, and learn quickly
* You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in high-pressure situations

* You have gained 5 to 7years of experience completing similar duties as outlined above
* You have 7 or more years of experience with load testing databases, database characteristics (table design, relationships, data partition, efficient indexes, storage allocation, capacity planning etc.), and performance tuning
* You have 5 or more years of experience with MongoDB, Hadoop Ecosystem and Hbase Administration as well as production support experience on NoSQL Database
* You have 5 or more years of experience in handling the database servers, data modeling, use cases and writing JSON Calls, Web API, views or Map Reduce
* You have 5 or more years of experience displaying a strong ability in troubleshooting complex issues and knowledge of NoSQL databasesecurity concepts
* You have 4 or more years of experience with Linux/Unix platforms and Linux Shell scripting
* You have 3 or more years of experience with the Puppet deployment tool and ETL tools (Hadoop Sqoop, Pentaho Kettle, etc.)
* You possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution in a related field or have equivalent related experience


* Strong technical and demonstrable experience in NoSQL platforms as well as infrastructure, including storage, server and network
* Experience with NoSQL platforms including Apache Cassandra, DSE Cassandra, MongoDB and MongoDB, Hadoop Ecosystem and Hbase
* Experience with Oracle databases and high availability architectures
* Working experience with RDBMS i.e. Oracle, MySQL etc.
* Experience with agile software development such as SCRUM and XP