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Mongo Database Administrator

  • Location: Fort Worth, 76155
  • Salary: $63.33 - $73.33 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Leverage the latest technology to solve business problems in a collaborative environment at this Fortune 500 transportation giant. Top technical resources are retained on long term contract engagements.

Position: Mongo Database Administrator
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Term: 9+ months


  • Should have good experience in managing mongodb cluster (cluster with more than 20 shards or dealing with at least 10TB of data)
  • Should have experience in automating upgrading / installing mongodb across multiple shards
  • Should be able to manage cluster preferably without using ops manager (Includes backups, restore replication, scaling cluster etc.)
  • Knowledge of mongo queries for analyzing slow queries and providing suggestions
  • Should know to use tools for monitoring resource usage in the cluster
  • Preferable to have basic shell scripting skills
  • Experience in Privileged Access Management - authentication mechanisms like LDAP, Hashi corp, Active Directory
  • Implement appropriate indexes for performance improvement.
  • Fine-tune configurations – MongoDB and servers for performance improvement.
  • Implement optimal backup and recovery.
  • Understand and optimize query performance.
  • Create and publish database health checks to monitoring systems for the following:
  • Identify slow queries
  • Replication lags
  • Node failures
  • Index usage patterns
  • CPU usage
  • Memory usage
  • Locks
  • Number of connections
  • Any other relevant params
  • Evaluate, plan and perform Maintenance – during release/outage etc
  • Implementing best practices for backups, replication, and health checks.
  • Database hardening – implement best practices.
  • Design and implement DR plans & HA solutions and recommendations.
  • Work closely with the application team to understand what changes are coming in a build/patch/hotfix, do an impact analysis, fine-tune the queries if any.
  • Automate the process of deploying DB changes so that we can support this for a new build/patch/hotfix.
  • Act as an application DB during the design process
  • Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity experience

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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