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Cassandra Engineer

Cincinnati, Ohio | Contract to Hire

Job ID: 37018 Job Category: Java Developer

Cassandra Engineer


Location: Blue Ash, OH

Duration: 6 months Contract to Hire

We are looking for an experienced Cassandra Engineer who' s excited about building large scale distributed database systems that run across multiple physical data centers.

Successful candidate will be part of a team responsible for all system support, monitoring, performance, and documentation of all NoSQL databases.

  • Design, development, installation and performance of NoSQL technologies.
  • Support primarily Cassandra and Mongo DB environment that will include configuration, administration and maintenance of business-critical 24x7 non-production and production environments.
  • Data management tasks including:   User/Group/Permissions maintenance; Work Load Management; Database/Schema/Table design and maintenance; monitoring and performance; installs and upgrades of all software; collaboration with Technology Vendor support.  
  • Build automation provisioning framework leveraging tools like Chef, Puppet or Ansible.
  • Install new database releases and related software tools to evaluate in test/dev environments, eventually promote to production
  • Monitor availability, performance and utilization of production and development Cassandra Databases, Analytics and Search server environments
  • Apply software patches and upgrades to server software for Cassandra Database to stay in compliance with security standards and performance
  • Design and develop java based micro services.

  • Self-starter with 3+ years of NoSQL experience (primary – Cassandra, MongoDB – Nice to have)
  • Java design and development experience OR High volume Database DBA experience
  • Willingness to provide customer and system support on a rotating 24 x 7 basis
  • Previous experience as a core team member for a Java clustered production web application.
  • Experience with high volumes of data using relational RDBMS and fundamental knowledge of ACID transactions
  • Strong understanding of Data Modeling and Design Patterns
  • Hands on experience in database administration; Cassandra and strong CQL knowledge
  • 3+ year experience involving high volumes of data with at least one of major database management systems such as Oracle, Sybase or MS SQL server
  • Strong Linux skills, preferably with Red Hat
  • Hands-on experience in NoSQL administration


For Immediate consideration please send an updated MS word version of your resume to




Emily Reno
Technical Recruiter

I am passionate about building trusted relationships, providing timely feedback, and understanding individual needs, in order to align top IT talent with reputable clients. I place quality at the center of everything I do, and I value the accomplished professionals that I am fortunate to work with. I look forward to helping you achieve new career advancements.
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