Sr. Database Administrator

Atlanta, GA

Company Name :IBA Infotech LLC

Type : Contract

Primary Skills : Cassandra on cloud platform, DB2 9.5, SQLs, Data Modeling, Replication

Location : Atlanta


Job Description:

Relevant Experience (Yrs)           


o             3+ years solid Cassandra DBA experience in managing mission critical 24/7 applications

o             Experience of Retail domain will be an added advantage


Technical/Functional Skills          :               Must Have

o             In depth experience with Cassandra on cloud platform

o             In depth experience with DB2 9.5 & Above Database Administration on AIX or Unix operating systems

o             Strong knowledge of writing & fine tuning SQLs, Data Modeling, Replication

o             Complete understanding of backup and recovery operational processes and technologies.

o             Configuring & Managing HADR

Roles & Responsibilities               :              

o             Administration, Maintenance & Development support of Cassandra application databases

o             Building db migration scripts from a lower version of Cassandra

o             Recommend changes to improve performance / stability & accommodate application designs

o             Coordinate performance testing of major software releases

o             Management of C* support tickets.    

o             Tracking of Critical C* patches.

o             Advanced investigation & resolution of all db issues for 24/7 mission critical applications

o             Capacity and Stability reporting, and design specific to DB2 servers and services

o             Lead initiative to develop scripts and other programs for db monitoring and maintenance


Generic Managerial Skills:          

o             Excellent technical written and verbal communication skills

o             Has to be a team player and self-motivated

o             Interpersonal & Leadership Competencies

o             Ability to manage risk appropriately

o             Ability to thrive in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.