21 days old
2017-10-312017-11-29

Senior Database Engineer (i360)

i360
Arlington, VA
  • Job Code
    049933






i360, the leading data and technology provider for the pro-free market public policy and advocacy community, supports organizations that promote free enterprise and smaller government. i360 is a dynamic workplace sitting on the leading edge of public policy, technology, and business, and is seeking team members who are as excited about their cause as they are about building the next generation of political technology.





i360 is seeking a Senior Database Engineer to join its data operations team. With your technical expertise, you will design, implement and improve processes, procedures and automation for all database-centric areas. You will maintain our relational database systems and NoSQL systems for performance and reliability. You are responsible for tuning and configuring our databases and data platforms, as well as building tools and scripts to monitor, troubleshoot and automate our systems. You propose test plans and interface with other teams, developers and application owners to arrive at optimal solutions. Successful candidates will solve problems unique in scale and concept in the pursuit of new and original features. So bring your ingenious mind, great team spirit and excellent communication skills to this great opportunity at i360.







To be considered, candidates must be creative, passionate about process improvement, and strong technical ability in the following areas:





  • Knowledgeable on NoSQL & RDBMS platforms (SQL Server, Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB).

  • Familiarity with Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, and/or Elastic Search.

  • Proficient working with UNIX/Linux platforms.

  • Working knowledge of Application development using C#/.NET framework.

  • Strong understanding of Cloud technologies such as architecting, developing or maintaining cloud solutions in cloud environments (e.g. Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services).



A Day In The Life Typically Includes:




  • Design, architect, and build SQL and NoSQL databases from determining business requirements to planning and deploying test and production systems.

  • Perform operational DBA (Database Admin) duties (e.g., installation, database upgrades, patching, environment cloning, implementing backup/recovery and monitoring procedures, capacity planning, site failover/switchover).

  • Perform scalability, latency, and availability tests on a regular basis.

  • Interface with other teams to resolve problems with application/database systems.



What You Will Need:



Basic Qualifications:
  • BA/BS degree

  • 10+ years of experience as a Database Engineer OR a Masters Degree with 8+ years of experience

  • 5 + years administering large-enterprise database environments

  • 5+ years experience with multi-terabyte database systems

  • 5+ years experience in automation using coding/scripting languages (such as shell scripting, Perl, Python, C#, C/C++, or Java).



Want to learn more about i360?



Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranExcept where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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