Big Data Database Administrator

Balance Recruitment

Big Data DBA required to join a new high performing global team in their technology hub

  • Global Organisation - Top 50 Brands in the World
  • Permanent role - Excellent Salary
  • North Shore location - close to public transport
The Company
This global employer of choice leads the World in offering the fastest payments processing network.
The Opportunity
Working in one of their 3 global technology hubs you will play a key part in this newly created Database Service Delivery Team who assist in delivering secure, scalable and resilient infrastructure as part of a Global Operations team.  You will be supported by a dynamic and highly motivated management team who will encourage you to develop your technical expertise and advance your career options.

The Role will see you:
  • Responsible for driving design decisions, installation, configuration and administration of Cassandra Clusters. 
  • Implement proactive monitoring of all databases to predict and diagnose the majority of problems before they impact. 
  • Work as an SME, providing guidance for the best utilization of the NoSQL technology.
  • Configure and manage Cassandra nodes and add new nodes to the cluster.

The Requirements 
To be successful in this role you will be a skilled database technologist with great communication skills to drive the delivery of a robust, scalable and high performance production database environment.
As the position will also require occasional periods international travel, you will need a valid passport. 
  • Ideal experience will be as a Cassandra database administrator, however other NoSQL database management system experience gained in large organisations will be considered.  
    • Thorough understanding and significant experience of database backup and recovery, performance monitoring and tuning, data manipulation and migration and advanced replication technologies.
    • Experience with High Availability architectures
    • Experience in implementation & support of NoSQL technology(JSON Data).
    • Strong communication skills both written and verbal coupled with strong problem solving skills
    • Positive attitude with the ability to adapt and be flexible within a fast paced environment.
To be considered for this career development opportunity please send your CV to Marilyn in WORD format via the apply now option

Balance Recruitment is committed to equal opportunity employment.  We celebrate diversity and encourage people from all sections of the community to apply for this role.