Senior NoSQL DB Administrator

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Job Title

Senior NoSQL DB Administrator

•Provide world-class support and expertise to all of MasterCard's NoSQL database environments.
•MasterCard's Database Engineers build highly available, scalable and efficient NoSQL database solutions following standards and security policies.
•Represent MasterCard's Data Architecture team as a subject matter expert in the NoSQL sub domain.
•Continually look for opportunities to create efficiencies and provide expertise to integrate technologies and platforms into current environments within the NoSQL sub domain.
•Contribute to technology roadmaps to support MasterCard's vision for all NoSQL technologies.
•What technologies do you have hands-on experience with, and what degree is that experience?
•In your current role, what new database technologies have you integrated into your current environment and how?
•What experience do you have with data migration and integration from multiple systems?

•Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
•Forward thinking infrastructure automation and scripting skills.
•Manage clients' expectations and communicates proactively.
•Displays excellent collaborative skills to facilitate cross-functional teams.
•Ability to work with team members located in multiple geographies and time zones.
•Ability to work with minimal supervision seeking direction as required.
•The NoSQL DBA will be responsible for deploying and maintaining NOSQL database clusters that will enable and enhance software products and systems used every day by large platforms, applications and groups of users.
•The DBA should have knowledge of some industry standard NoSQL databases such as (MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, etc.) Including creation and implementation of fully functional NoSQL database clusters, ability to maintain multiple development, QA and production NoSQL environments with experience in performance tuning.
•Review existing configurations and installations and provide design decisions for improvements to platform environments.
•Assist in planning and performing NoSQL database upgrades and migrations.
•Responsible for providing day-to-day administration support and maintenance for existing and new NoSQL databases.
•Perform production level support and be part of the on call rotation when required.
•Work with NoSQL vendors and their respected support channels when required.
•This position will be responsible for supporting new and existing NoSQL database systems, both internally and future Cloud managed instances and will contribute in defining best practices in database administration, and introduce innovation with automation.
•Work with multiple application teams and developers.
•Contribute in defining best practices and application NoSQL database solutions.
•Assist in implementing long-term strategic goals for database development in conjunction with end users, managers, clients, and other stakeholders.
•Implement HA solutions and define backup/recovery strategies.
•Identify inefficiencies in current databases and implement improved solutions.

Education (preferred):
•Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information systems or equivalent experience.

About You
•Intermediate level experience in the design, maintenance, and administration of NOSQL databases (Mongo, Cassandra, Redis, etc.).
•Excellent troubleshooting skills.
•Previous SQL Server and/or Oracle or PostgreSQL database administration experience is a plus.
•Perform debugging, tuning and performance enhancement as well as automation of operational and continuous integration aspect of the NOSQL platform.
•Proficient with the Linux operating system, specifically Oracle Linux Enterprise.
•Working knowledge of Data Modelling.
•Working knowledge of scripting languages, Bash, ksh, perl etc.

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