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Cassandra Site Reliability Engineer (MA)
Cambridge
MA
Computer Services
Computers-Software
11/7/2017

Seeking a US Military Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist and/or Military Spouse to work as a Site Reliability Engineer. Take over as a Cassandra expert within a team to review, optimize, and improve documentation/processes. Ensure optimal performance and up-time of our portal services and infrastructure.
 
Responsibilities: Veteran Military

  • Ensure optimal end-to-end performance and up-time of our portal services and infrastructure.
  • Manage existing Cassandra database environment, guide operational upgrades and advancements in the Cassandra system, extend documentation and train team members in Cassandra administration.
  • Cassandra administration, operations, and architecture for a multi data center environment.
  • Implement proactive monitoring, alerting, trend analysis and self-healing systems
  • Participate in incident resolution processes driving restoration and repair of service-impacting issues
  • Instrument existing code and/or write performance-dedicated applications to enable fine-grain tracking of speed bottlenecks.
  • Graphically report, in near real-time, Luna Control Center performance as perceived by our customers
  • Define non-functional requirements as part of the product lifecycle to influence the new designs, standards, and methods for scalable, highly available distributed systems
  • Train/teach a couple of team members to take long term support/knowledge.
Requirements: Veteran Military
  • US Veteran, National Guardsman, Reservist, or Military Spouse
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 3 years Cassandra administrative expertise in a multi data center architecture
  • 3+ years as a SRE, Operations, or system administration of customer-facing, high-availability, large scale web-based applications
  • Expertise in administering and supporting Apache Cassandra database systems required
  • Fluent in systems programming and/or automation, and leverage their experience to solve complex problems associated with running production environments at massive scale in multi-tenant environments.
 
Desired Qualifications:
  • Prior successful experience as a systems performance or site reliability engineer
  • Mastery of Linux/Unix, PHP, Perl or Python Programming.
  • Administrative Experience with installs, configures, troubleshoots, monitors, maintains of Linux infrastructure.
  • Experience in writing SQL and PL/SQL procedures. Orchestration Tools like Ansible
  • Experience with one of the log analysis tools like Splunk or ELK Products (ElasticSearch,Logstash, Kibana)
  • Experience with monitoring tools like Sensu, Collectd, and Grafana
  • Desire to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment & a passion for performance excellence

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