NoSQL Database Engineer, Cassandra
Location:
Irvine , California
Posted:
October 16, 2017
Reference:
1019356525
Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an experienced database engineer to join our Blizzard operations network services (BONS) team in Irvine, California.
 Responsibilities:
  • ┬áCollaborate with development teams on architecture and deployment of NoSQL database systems (predominantly Cassandra)
  • Install, configure, patch, and upgrade database management software (predominantly Cassandra)
  • Design and implement backup solutions and perform recovery testing
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend NoSQL solutions (existing and emerging) and best use cases for them
  • Create and utilize tools to monitor database health
  • Automate tasks where possible (Ansible, Puppet, Python)
  • Coordinate with DBMS vendors for support
  • Conduct functional and stress testing at both the system and database level
  • Produce procedural, knowledge, and troubleshooting documentation
  • Investigate and resolve operational issues
  • 24/7 on-call rotation
Qualifications/Expectations:
  • 1 years of experience with Cassandra (DataStax distribution preferred)
  • Proficient UNIX/Linux knowledge and skillset
  • Experience working with very large scale production databases
  • Experience working with multiple data centers
  • Strong understanding and practical experience with relational databases
  • Strong understanding in NoSQL theory
 Pluses:
  • Previously held role focused on UNIX/Linux Administration
  • Experience with NoSQL implementations in a cloud environment
  • Involvement with Hadoop or Elasticsearch

A little about us:
Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer/publisher of entertainment software, including World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Hearthstone.

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