What you’ll be doing...

This position will be responsible to manage Enterprise wide Oracle and Cassandra Database environments in to the Verizon wireless systems.

  • Supporting multiple Billing and Rating applications for B2C & B2B customers.
  • Managing SDLC life cycle for multiple applications.
  • Production / Development engagement.
  • Emerging technology development.
  • Security Management.
  • Capacity / Performance planning / Availability Management.
  • Change Management.
  • Cloud Migration.

Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in Oracle 12c RAC, Performance tuning/troubleshooting skills and experience with VLDB's.
  • Oracle RAC/ASM. Amazon AWS, Data-replication tools – Shareplex, Golden-Gate and/or Active DataGaurd.
  • Extensive experience managing highly-available, large, multi-datacenter Cassandra clusters in production, in a platform/infrastructure/DBA role, preferably in a Cloud environment.
  • Experience scaling Cassandra clusters to support high read/write throughput and tuning Cassandra & the JVM for low-latency response times.
  • Solid understanding of Cassandra data modeling patterns and anti-patterns; experience working closely with development teams to design & optimize database schema based on application access patterns.
  • Experience scripting administrative tasks using python or shell scripts. (If you’ve written larger scripts or apps with python, even better.)
  • Experience with configuration management and source control systems (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Git, SVN).
  • Solid grasp of Unix/Linux operating system management & fundamentals.
  • Prior experience working with Agile methodologies.
  • Extensive experience in Amazon AWS cloud infrastructure with particular reference to provisioning, security, and management. Design AWS infrastructure to move local applications to public & private cloud. Design complex solutions which integrate AWS cloud, on premise physical and Virtual server, EC2, S3 storage, networking and security. Conduct systems design, feasibility and cost studies and recommend cost-effective cloud solutions.
  • Develop standardized AMI images and Cloud formation automation scripts for building non-prod and prod environments on AWS.
  • Design, deploy and support highly available and scalable distributed Cassandra (Datastax OR Apache) database solutions for high transactions mission critical applications.
  • Develop data models and perform planning of architecture, functions, modules, recovery, standards and implementation.
  • Installations, configurations and monitoring open source cassandra cluster.
  • Maintain and develop data models, structures, and procedures to ensure the integrity and performance of database components.
  • Work with internal and external customers to develop new value-added programs and data solutions with existing data warehouse structure.
  • Analyzes and determines information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow and storage requirements, and data output and reporting capabilities.
  • Research and evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions for business issues.
  • Create ad-hoc reports utilizing various data sources.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies.
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality.
  • 24*7 on-call operations for mission critical application.
  • Must have good verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.

Even Better If You Have:

  • A degree.
  • Experience in Oracle 12c RAC, Performance tuning/troubleshooting skills and experience with VLDB's.
  • Oracle RAC/ASM. Amazon AWS, Data-replication tools – Shareplex, Golden-Gate and/or Active DataGaurd.
  • Experience managing highly-available, large, multi-datacenter Cassandra clusters in production, in a platform/infrastructure/DBA role, Ideally in a Cloud environment.
  • Experience scaling Cassandra clusters to support high read/write throughput and tuning Cassandra & the JVM for low-latency response times.
  • Understanding of Cassandra data modeling patterns and anti-patterns; experience working closely with development teams to design & optimize database schema based on application access patterns.
  • Experience scripting administrative tasks using python or shell scripts. (If you’ve written larger scripts or apps with python, even better.)
  • Experience with configuration management and source control systems (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Git, SVN).
  • Grasp of Unix/Linux operating system management & fundamentals.
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies.
  • Experience in Amazon AWS cloud infrastructure with particular reference to provisioning, security, and management. Design AWS infrastructure to move local applications to public & private cloud. Design complex solutions which integrate AWS cloud, on premise physical and Virtual server, EC2, S3 storage, networking and security. Conduct systems design, feasibility and cost studies and recommend cost-effective cloud solutions.
  • Develop standardized AMI images and Cloud formation automation scripts for building non-prod and prod environments on AWS.
  • Design, deploy and support highly available and scalable distributed Cassandra (Datastax OR Apache) database solutions for high transactions mission critical applications.
  • Develop data models and perform planning of architecture, functions, modules, recovery, standards and implementation.
  • Installations, configurations and monitoring open source cassandra cluster.
  • Maintain and develop data models, structures, and procedures to ensure the integrity and performance of database components.
  • Work with internal and external customers to develop new value-added programs and data solutions with existing data warehouse structure.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll have the power to go beyond – doing the work that’s transforming how people, businesses and things connect with each other. Not only do we provide the fastest and most reliable network for our customers, but we were first to 5G - a quantum leap in connectivity. Our connected solutions are making communities stronger and enabling energy efficiency. Here, you’ll have the ability to make an impact and create positive change. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, join our team of the best and brightest. We offer great pay, amazing benefits and opportunity to learn and grow in every role. Together we’ll go far.

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