Database Administrator

Key Skills: Administering large scale database systems – over 1 TB, MySQL and NoSQL DBs

Bayside, New York

Experience : 5 Years

Close Date: March 31, 2021

Job Description

1. Partner with the data architect and data modeling teams to understand and influence as necessary the database requirements – logical data models, volumes, transaction types, SLAs, etc.
2. Develop physical database design – physical model, data partitioning strategies, indexing strategies, etc.
3. Define and execute a process for data backups and recovery and online/offline archival.
4. Maintain database performance by calculating optimum values for database parameters; implementing new releases; completing maintenance requirements; evaluating computer operating systems and online storage.
5. Work with development teams to test and tune query performance.
6. Evaluate various cloud storage offerings to help determine the best approach based on cost and performance.
7. Support database administration functions by developing utilities.
8. Maintain the databases in each environment – DEV, SIT, UAT, and Production – with infrastructure updates as well as database maintenance process.

Required Skills and Abilities
1. 5 years of experience with administering large scale database systems – over 1 TB.
2. In-depth experience with MySQL and NoSQL DBs such as MongoDB and Cassandra DB.
3. Experience with database security, query optimization, and database management.
4. Comfortable with SQL and shell scripting
5. Attention to detail, self-motivated to identify problem areas and solve them
6. Experience with cloud storage platforms – AWS or IBM BlueMix is a plus.
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