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 .Be part of Cassandra data modeling patterns and anti-patterns; experience working closely with development teams to design & optimize database schema based on application access patterns.

  • Supporting multiple Order rewire suite of applications for B2C & B2B customers.
  • Managing SDLC life cycle, Agile Methodologies for multiple applications.
  • Production / Development engagement, Emerging technology development
  • Capacity / Performance planning / Availability Management/ Security Management.
  • Oracle RAC/ASM. Amazon AWS, Data-replication tools – Shareplex & Golden-Gate
  • Change Management, Cloud Migration.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 DataStax Enterprise cluster and/or 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.

What we’re looking for...

As a Cassandra Engineer at Verizon, we are looking for someone whohas worked with development and SRE teams to review application data models and traffic requirements; identify data model issues and potential bottlenecks; recommend schema design changes, compaction strategies, & other improvements.

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in Oracle 12c RAC, Performance tuning/troubleshooting skills and experience with VLDB's.

Even better if you have:

  • A degree.
  • Certifications in Oracle, Cassandra and/or AWS.
  • Scripting in Python, Jenkins etc.
  • Performance tuning of Cassandra clusters to support high read/write throughput while minimizing latency.
  • Analysis of database access patterns to isolate hotspots, data model problems, and other bottlenecks.
  • Plan, test, and execute standard cluster maintenance activities & Cassandra version upgrades.
  • Perform proactive capacity planning and forecasting based on database usage patterns and new business initiatives.
  • Establish standards and best practices for operating a high-performance, distributed NoSQL computing environment.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot production issues as needed.
  • Communication, coordination and planning with Engineering, SRE and development teams.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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