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Cassandra Engineer

  • Location: Fremont, 94538
  • Salary: 80.86
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Cassandra Engineer
Location: FREMONT, California, 94538
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead complex or critical database management initiatives that typically involve multiple disciplines and business groups, including database architecture, design, integration and data modeling.
  • Provide the highest technical expertise for the planning, research, design implementation, maintenance, and control of server class databases.
  • Review and analyze complex database technologies that require in depth evaluation of multiple factors including intangibles or unprecedented factors.
  • Design and certify next generation database technologies.
  • Assist in database installations, including troubleshooting and problem resolution.
  • Recommend improvements to web application processing issues and design.
  • Consult with multiple client groups to provide strategic solutions, influencing long range internal and enterprise level database architecture and management strategies.
  • Provide technical leadership and recommendation into the future direction of database technology.
  • Collaborate and consult with peers, colleagues and managers to resolve issues and achieve goals.


Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 6+ years of experience in working in Database, Data Management, or Engineering roles
  • 5+ years of progressive experience in high volume/high transaction data administration
  • 6+ years of experience managing NoSQL databases such as Cassandra.
  • 4+ years of experience in performance tuning and database monitoring
  • 4+ years of experience in architecture and design of data systems using multiple data platforms
  • Cassandra cluster planning which includes Data sizing estimation, and identify hardware requirements based on the estimated data size and transaction volume.
  • Create, install, and configure a Cassandra cluster
  • Use tools to monitor cluster availability and performance
  • Conduct a stress test on a Cassandra cluster and interpret the performance results
  • Cassandra Data Modelling, NoSQL Architecture, Keyspace, Table, Index creation, User creation & access administration.
  • CQL Queries to support Integration with Cassandra.
  • Ability to work on call as assigned.
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed.
  • Flexibility to work in a 24/7 environment.
  • Must have administrative knowledge in Cassandra
  • 5+ years of Database Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.