Posted on: October 8, 2019

Senior Database Administrator

Cincinnati, USA
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Join NetCracker Technology, a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, to work for a forward-looking software company, offering mission-critical solutions to service providers around the globe. Our comprehensive portfolio of software solutions and professional services enables large-scale digital transformations, unlocking the opportunities of the cloud, virtualization and the changing mobile ecosystem. With an unbroken service delivery track record of more than 20 years, our unique combination of technology, people and expertise helps companies transform their networks and enable better experiences for their customers. 

Responsibilities: 

This position is responsible for

  • Providing database administration support for production and non-production environments;
  • Designing, supporting and monitoring databases during implementation and production phases;
  • Conducting Oracle Database and Apache Cassandra installations and upgrades whenever necessary, including tables and index rebuilding;
  • Installing, configuring and enabling monitoring for Oracle Database and Apache Cassandra cluster;
  • Conducting performance tuning;
  • Troubleshooting database issues including latencies and timeout issues;
  • Building and supporting a multi-data center, large clusters;
  • Diagnosing database problem areas, and developing solutions and/or workarounds;
  • Performing capacity planning/management;
  • Installing, configuring and enabling backup & recovery solutions;
  • Cloning databases from production to non-production environments;
  • Analyzing various metrics available from OpsCenter & Custom Shell Scripts (Read Request Latency, Write Request Latency, Cfstats, TPstats, Netstats, and Dstats);
  • Adding new datacenters to existing clusters, and performing node addition and removing dead nodes;
  • Establishing database standards for operations, upgrades, migrations, and onboarding new applications and/or clients;

This position allows telecommuting from any location in the U.S. and requires the ability to travel to unanticipated client locations for up to 30%.   

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or a related field PLUS five (5) years of experience in the job offered or a related position;

 SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in working with Oracle Databases, Oracle10g/11g/12C RAC, ASM, AWR, Performance Tuning, Oracle Data Guard, RMAN, Oracle Data Pump;
  • Good knowledge of SQL;
  • Experience in working with Apache Cassandra, DataStax DevCenter, Performance Tuning, Cassandra utilities like Nodetool, cqlsh;
  • Understanding principles of SSTable tools and CQL;
  • Experience in working with Linux, Shell, Grafana and Jira;
  • Ability to telecommute from any location in the U.S.;
  • Ability to travel to unanticipated client locations approximately 30%.

 

NetCracker Technology Corporation is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

 

Apply online through our website at https://www.netcracker.com/careers/open-positions/ or email resume to applytoNCgroup@netcracker.com.  Reference job code: 48607.0007.

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