DBA – NoSQL – Machinepulse – India (2-5+ years of experience)

Jobs Admin 16 Feb, 2015
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Designation – DBA – NoSQL

Location – India

About employerMachinepulse

Job description:

The successful candidate will have a track record of operational excellence managing large scale production databases utilizing one or more of the following (MongoDB, Cloudera, Hortonworks, HBase, Cassandra). You will have excellent communication skills, a keen attention to detail, and a passion for learning new technology and building high quality, scalable software.


  • Ensuring the continuous availability of several MongoDB and Hadoop clusters
  • Evaluating and Operationaizing new technology
  • Automating and innovating new ways to manage database infrastructure
  • Manage and maintain servers across multiple environment
  • Advise development teams on clustering, indexing and other performance and architecture issues
  • Monitor deployments for capacity and performance
  • Implement and maintain MMS (MongoDB Management Services)
  • Define and implement backup strategies per data retention requirements
  • Admin MongoDB to achieve 100% monthly availability
  • Solve production problems when needed 24×7
  • Develop and document best practices for data migration
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment with a broad scope of responsibilities
  • Ability to work seamlessly as part of a multi-site, multicultural development team
  • Self-motivated, passionate about software, and driven to achieve

Qualification and Skills Required

  • Strong operational experience with NoSQL Data Modeling
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience working with large distributed database systems with focus on performance & tuning
  • 2+ years of experience with MongoDB scaling across data centers and/or in-depth understanding of MongoDB HA strategies, including replica sets and sharding
  • Deep knowledge of DB performance/scaling concepts and tuning best practices
  • Ability to write and maintain Unix/Linux shell scripts
  • Familiarity with map-reduce in a production NoSQL environment
  • Experience with the Atlassian Software Development and Collaboration Tools (Jira, Confluence)
  • Experience with Big Data ecosystem tools is a plus
  • Able to straddle traditional operational and database admin roles
  • Highly self-motivated with the desire to embrace new database technologies and must be able to work independently or within a team in a high demand and dynamic environment
  • Experience with automation (Chef/Puppet)
  • Familiarity with distributed file systems (HDFS, GlusterFS/GridFS2, etc.)
  • Experience supporting cloud based environments AWS is a plus
  • Experience with traditional SQL databases (i.e. MSSQL) is a plus
  • Experience porting body of SQL code to a NoSQL environment (map-reduce or other) is a plus
  • JavaScript programming is a plus
  • Strong team player with excellent written and verbal skills

Interested people can apply for this job can mail their CV to [email protected] with subject as DBA – NoSQL – Machinepulse – India

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Jobs Admin 16 Feb, 2015

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