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Senior Cassandra Engineer

Cengage Learning
Raleigh, NC 27608
**.** **Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?** At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee you will pioneer transforming the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion. **Are we right for you?** We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first. **What You'll Do Here:** **Job Title:** Senior Cassandra Engineer + Responsible for building, maintaining and supporting mission critical Cassandra environments. + Work with the development teams to help implement best practices around data modeling and access patterns and with the operations teams to help implement, monitor and support healthy Cassandra rings. + Spearhead projects, including implementation and evangelizing Cassandra, as well as leading the team that will support them. + Build, monitor, support, and maintain DSE Cassandra rings, including ensuring the operational well-being of the rings, engage in active troubleshooting in the event a ring experiences issues, and support the creation and operational viability of new DSE rings. + Implement approaches and tooling for monitoring, supporting, maintaining and validating DataStax Enterprise (DSE) and Apache Cassandra rings. + Consult with development resources to recommend improvements and or best approaches for interfacing applications with the DSE and Apache rings, and data modeling recommendations. + Continuously learn and grow with industry-leading practices, processes, and technologies. + Work with the AWS cloud on Linux based systems. + Champion operational best practices such as automated installs as well as no downtime upgrades and deployments. + Work with operations frameworks such as Appneta, Logic Monitor, DSE OpsCenter, Dynatrace, OpsGenie and AWS monitoring to guarantee 24/7 uptime. + Lead/mentor junior members of the Cassandra support team and recommend self-improvement. **Skills You Will Need Here:** **Requirements:** Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) plus one (1) year experience in building, maintaining and supporting DataStax Enterprise Cassandra in an AWS cloud environment. Or, alternatively, a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) and three (3) years of experience in building, maintaining and supporting DataStax Enterprise Cassandra in an AWS cloud environment. Must also possess the following: Demonstrated Expertise (DE) using source code control systems (Git, Stash, Subversion, or CVS) and build/integration tools, including Maven and Jenkins to develop Cassandra environment; DE monitoring operations frameworks, including Appneta, Logic Monitor, DSE OpsCenter, Dynatrace, and OpsGenie, and performing AWS monitoring to guarantee 24/7 uptime; DE implementing tooling for monitoring, supporting, maintaining and validating DataStax Enterprise (DSE) and Apache Cassandra rings; DE spearheading Cassandra projects, including implementation and evangelizing the technology; and DE in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) according to Agile methodologies. **Job Locations** _US-NC-Raleigh_ **Posted Date** _1 month ago_ _(7/7/2020 6:35 PM)_ **_Requisition ID_** _2020-8862_ **_Job Function_** _Software_ Cengage is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengages EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice by clicking on their corresponding links. Cengage is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations.ta@cengage.com or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.

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Posted: 2020-07-10 Expires: 2020-09-06

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