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Principal Software Engineer (Cassandra)

General information


Noida - India - India


Software & Product Development

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Description & Requirements


UKG is hiring an experienced Database Administrator who can develop next-generation scalable, flexible, and high-performance data solutions
• Perform Database Administration activities with Cassandra
• Work with our Data Architect to build robust data pipelines for our Enterprise Environment via Java (Scala) in a virtualized environment
• Monitor SQL/NoSQL performance and optimize table indexes to increase query performance
• Develop and optimize complex NoSQL schema structures.
• Build and support Cassandra / DataStax cluster nodes
• Own the architecture for complete end to end solutions comprised of multiple components/products/services based on our embedded analytics solution using Spark and Cassandra.


• 10+ experience working as DBA with at least 4 years in Cassandra DB
• Bachelor’s/Master’s in Engineering/ Computer Science or equivalent experience with excellent academics from a reputed college
• Solid understanding of Cassandra data modeling patterns and anti-patterns, and hands-on experience, with 2-3 live projects.
• Deep understanding of the Cassandra architecture concepts, such as - Cluster Structure, Partitioner, Read/Write Path, Replication, Tunable Consistency, Read Repairs
• Experience in data modeling in Cassandra with a focus on User-Driven Data Modeling (UDDM) and data life cycle management in Cassandra
• Experience scaling Cassandra clusters to support high read/write throughput and tuning Cassandra & the JVM for low-latency response times.
• Cassandra capacity planning, installation, and deployment
• Experience developing, deploying, and supporting ETL workflows along with optimizing queries
• Knowledge of traditional and modern data warehouse methodologies
• Expert level in Cassandra SQL
Nice to Have
• Google Cloud Platform infrastructure deployments - application resource management in Google Cloud Platform environment(s)
• Experience working with any other No SQL Database

Corporate overview

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