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Applied on January 22, 2022
Job Id #52897 Posted December 21, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Support multiple application teams

Ideal Background:

  • I hoped I explained that in the other items. I need a candidate with 3+ years of application and operational MongoDB experience. Specific industry or history beyond that is open.


  • a. Strong experience with MongoDB and communication skills.
  • b. DBA experience in MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle, or Postgres

Team and Team size:

  • Small team beginning to form now.
  • Part of a larger DBA Ops team (20) supporting multiple platforms

Top Responsibilities:

  •  Work with application teams to implement best practices with MongoDB.
  • Understand MongoDB sharding and how to choose appropriate shard keys
  • Knowledge of managing a MongoDB cluster using Mongo’s OpsManager tool
  • Optimization and tuning of MongoDB cluster settings
  • Migrating to public cloud
  • Guiding app teams on proper indexing and query tuning
  • Review work intake with the development team and ensure the cluster is sized correctly based on the data size/volume requirements
  • Operational activities including backup and recovery, database health checks, evaluate/plan/perform upgrades, support application releases,

Skills/attributes Required

  • Strong communication and organizational skills
  • Self-starter
  • 3+ years of MongoDB experience (administering, designing, implementing, troubleshooting)

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • DBA experience in MySQL, MS SQL, Oracle, or Postgres

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