NoSQL DBA - Mongodb (Raleigh, NC)

| Raleigh-Durham, NC
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What You'll Do Here:

Working in a highly collaborative, multi-functional Agile environment, this engineering role is responsible for building, maintaining and supporting our critical Cassandra environments. Working with the development teams to implement standards around data modeling and access patterns and with the operations team to supervise and support healthy Cassandra rings, this role will take direction from senior level members of the team on upcoming projects, including the implementation of Cassandra at Cengage.

Duties/Responsibilities
  • Build, monitor, support & maintain company-critical data on MongoDB and DSE Cassandra rings: Work includes and is not limited to: ensuring the operational well-being of the clusters, engage in active troubleshooting in the event a ring experiences
    issues, support the creation and operational viability of new Mongodb and DSE clusters as needed.
  • Collaborate with development resources to recommend improvements and or best approaches for interfacing applications with the Mongo and Cassandra clusters, data
    modeling recommendations and new application updates/deployments.
  • Continuously learn and grow with industry-leading practices, processes, and technologies
  • Work with the AWS cloud on Linux based systems
  • Learn and champion operational standards such as automated installs as well as no downtime upgrades and deployments
  • Work with operations frameworks such as Dynatrace, Mongodb Atlas/Cloud Manager, DSE OpsCenter, Splunk, OpsGenie and AWS monitoring for the goal of 24/7 uptime


Skills/knowledge/experience
  • 2+ years working with DSE Cassandra in an enterprise setting, including AWS cloud.
  • Experience using source code control systems, such as Git, Stash, Subversion, or CVS and build/integration tools like Maven and Jenkins.
  • Comfortable with think-ahead releases to guarantee 24/7 uptime.
  • Understanding of the full Software Development Life Cycle (SLDC).
  • Preferred - bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent combination of education and recent, relevant work experience


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About Cengage Group

Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms. We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.
More Information on Cengage Group
Cengage Group operates in the Edtech industry. The company is located in Boston, MA, Farmington Hills, MI and San Francisco, CA. Cengage Group was founded in 2022. It has 5001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 22 open jobs at Cengage Group, click here.
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