Cassandra Cluster Operations Specialist

Location: San Ramon, CA, United States
Date Posted: 09-14-2017
Position Role/Tile: Cassandra Cluster Operations Specialist
Location: San Ramon, CA.

The ideal Cassandra Specialist will have:
  • Skilled level expertise in design of one or more of Big Data infrastructure technologies like Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, Flink, Apache Apex to meet business application system qualities and performance SLAs.
  • Expertise in prevention, maintenance and recovery activities for 24x7 cloud based services built on big data technologies. Proven track record in delivering 5 9s uptime for services.
  • A technical engineer, with extensive experience in solving challenging issues in high pressure environment
  • Experienced with agile/iterative project methodology such as Scrum, preferably with experience using agile project management tools such as JIRA or Rally
  • Excellent communicator, works well in a team environment, and welcomes challenges
  • Self-starter with ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills demonstrated the ability to assimilate new information and understand complex topics
  • Background and experience in emerging technologies in cloud, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and Microservices architecture
  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools: New Relic, Nustar, Sensu, Nimsoft, Splunk and Logstash
  • Working experience with Java applications, networking concepts, virtualized environments, continuous integration, deployment and monitoring tools
  • Strong working experience with Java, Database and Unix/Linux and scripting skills
  • Ability to interact at all levels of the organization and with other businesses
  • Strong problem solving abilities and capable of articulating specific technical topics or assignments
  • Experience in building scalable and highly available distributed systems
  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions
  • Influences through others; builds direct and "behind the scenes " support for ideas
  • Able to work under minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to interface with senior leadership with confidence and clarity

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Be responsible for efficient operations of multiple Cassandra clusters
  • Ensure high availability of all of the Cassandra clusters
  • Ensure quick turnaround to bring the Cassandra clusters back in operation in cases of production outage. Debug to identify root cause
  • Tune Cassandra parameters for optimizing query performance
  • Configure new & existing Cassandra clusters for optimum hardware usage

Central Business Solutions, Inc,
37600 Central Ct.
Suite #214
Newark, CA 94560.
Central Business Solutions, Inc(A Certified Minority Owned Organization)
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