Senior Database Administrator


: $94,330.00 - $148,460.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Kforce's client, a growing tech firm located in New York, NY that is growing rapidly is seeking a Senior Database Administrator with Cassandra experience. This position is offering some remote flexibility (not 100%).

If you enjoy a tech-oriented firm and loves gaming/entertainment, then please read below. And given the size of the firm, you'll also gain DevOps experience as well as Docker, Kubernetes, MySQL and Google Cloud experience. If you don't have experience with these technologies that is ok as they are willing to invest in you.

The Senior DBA will analyze and formalize information needs and build database solutions to support those needs as well as support operational DB systems. This is a unique opportunity that will also allow you to take on DevOps related duties as well. They are offering competitive compensation, lots of PTO, tuition reimbursement, flexible work environment, and lots of opportunity for growth.

Senior Database Administrator Responsibilities:
  • Install, configure, and monitor MySQL (nice to have) server, Cassandra (must have), Hazelcast (nice to have)

  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot replication

  • Analyze query performance and provide solutions

  • Support deployment pipelines leveraging Jenkins and Nexus

  • Support production environments with Kafka messaging

  • Configure and troubleshoot existing ansible automation

  • Manage docker container deployments into Kubernetes environment

  • Evaluate new DBMS and related technologies

  • Provide on-call support to support heavy usage, high traffic databases


  • 5+ years of RDBMS DBA experience 3 of which are in MySQL supporting live and development environments; Please note that MySQL experience is a plus

  • Demonstrable experience in physical and logical DB design

  • Experience with Shell scripting and DAO

  • Facebook platform experience preferred

  • Knowledge of Ansible, Python, Jenkins, Nexus, Kafka is nice to have

They offer a very dynamic, multi-disciplinary, and educational environment and endless opportunities for professional growth. They have superb retention rate offers work/life balance and probably one of the best benefits out of all my clients. They also offer TechTalks for professional development and Tuition Reimbursement.

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Associated topics: data engineer, data integrity, data manager, data management, data warehouse, data warehousing, erp, hbase, sql, sybase * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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