Senior Database Engineer

Job Category: Senior Database Engineer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Budapest

The Company

Diligent is the pioneer in modern governance. We empower leaders to turn governance into a competitive advantage through unparalleled insight and highly secure, integrated SaaS applications, helping organizations thrive and endure in today’s complex, global landscape. The largest global network of corporate directors and executives, Diligent is relied on by more than 19,000 organizations and nearly 700,000 leaders in over 90 countries. With award-winning customer service, Diligent serves more than 50% of the Fortune 1000, 70% of the FTSE 100, and 65% of the ASX. Our passionate, smart, and creative group of more than 1,000 employees support customers around the globe.

Position Overview

The Senior Database Engineer will play a critical role in supporting our NoSQL environments. We need senior level DBA experience supporting Linux O/S, Cassandra, Mariadb/MySQL and Couchbase. This role requires expert level knowledge of scaling, tuning, securing and administering Linux based database technology.

Key Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoot Couchbase, DSE Cassandra, DSE Search/Solr and MariaDB issues and performance bottlenecks.
  • Produce clear documentation for delivered solutions
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, operating system, storage, applications, in accordance with standards and operational requirements.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards.
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where applicable automate approaches for system administrations tasks.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems, and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled job.
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communication with impacted constituencies.
  • Research OS patches and apply as needed. Perform upgrades to system administration tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
  • Take ownership of on-going performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Manage host resources and security requirements.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Knowledge of IT architecture, infrastructure standards, database platforms and tools.
  • Expert level administration of Couchbase, MySQL or Cassandra database systems
  • Expert level LINUX background
  • Experience with orchestration and management tools.
  • 5+ years’ experience with Couchbase, MySQL or Cassandra.
  • Strong preference for Couchbase and Cassandra administrators but other NoSQL system administration is valued.
  • Produce clear documentation for delivered solutions
  • Work with development and quality assurance teams to deliver robust, quality, on-time solutions
  • Programming or scripting language in addition to T-SQL and NoSQL coding (Ansible, UNIX shell, Python, etc.) is desirable.
  • Deep understanding of cluster management such as adding or removing nodes, consistency tuning, replication, and multi-DC configuration requirements.
  • Good understanding of database system monitoring, management and capacity planning.
  • Experience with performance analysis, tuning of Linux O/S, Couchbase and Cassandra.
  • Good knowledge of database backup requirements, network connectivity, security hardening and user access management
  • Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing required.
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience.

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