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Robert Half Senior Database Engineer - NoSQL in DENVER, Colorado


Robert Half is partnering with a desirable company to find a Senior NoSQL Database Engineer who enjoys problem solving. This position would be a great fit for an efficient problem solver with fine-tuned decision-making skills. We are looking for someone who has hands-on experience developing Cassandra Database in an enterprise environment. The Senior Database Engineer role is a permanent opportunity where you can sit anywhere in the United States.

Key responsibilities

  • Reduce false alarms to a minimum by configuring database monitoring utilities

  • Handle the installation, configuration, and maintenance of all database instances across development, staging, and production environments

  • Fix database service outages as they occur, including after hours and weekends

  • Establish the baseline for system performance, recognize deviation, and suggest and implement improvements to slow running queries

  • Provide guidance on database design, tuning options, and other possible issues

  • Verify that SLA objectives for database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are met in design and execution

  • Figure out the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes

    Requirements - 5+ years of database experience

  • General familiarity with storage and server hardware required

  • Solid grasp of relational database management systems

  • Skilled at making improvements to query performance

  • Experience in production environments and willingness to be on-call

  • Experience building and maintaining documentation

  • Python experience

  • Expertise in Apache Cassandra

  • NoSQL experience

  • Deep understanding of Apache Kafka

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