NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Database Administrator

by Angela Guess

Motorola Mobility is looking for a Senior Database Administrator in Sunnyvale, CA. According to the post, this position will “Setup, manage, and support mission critical data systems for the Motorola Mobility Services provided on the Motorola Android phone. Build scalable, highly available data management systems for MySQL/NoSQL technologies(Cassandra/Hadoop). Setup backup and speedy recovery systems for mission critical services in high volume, highly available cluster environments. Support and resolve issues in production systems. Develop performance measurement tools for data systems. Automate slow query aggregation and tune queries. Build/enhance monitoring applications for data systems using MySQL/NoSQL (Cassandra/Hadoop). Support cross-functional groups to fulfill ad-hoc production requests.”

Qualifications for the position include: “Overall experience as a DBA for over 10 years. Mid level experience (2-5 years) with administering high traffic, highly available and scalable database systems (2years minimum of MySQL/Oracle). 1-2 years of experience with NoSQL solutions like Cassandra, MongoDB, Hadoop, and Hbase. Experience with optimizing databases and performing complex tuning tasks. Knowledge of parallel computing technologies and understanding of JMX metrics and log4j. Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills. Proficient in at least one scripting language –Shell, Perl, etc. Proficient in SQL, Stored Procedures. Ability to work independently, as well as collaboratively with other staff members, to complete short and long-term projects. Must be able to work well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.”

Learn more and apply here.

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