DynamoDB Administrator

· Degree in computer science/information systems, engineering or related field preferred; or a corresponding number of years’ experience in technical operations or software engineering.

· 5-6 years of experience in managing DynamoDB.

· Demonstrable experience and knowledge with key value, column oriented, and document store non-relational database systems such as DynamoDB.

· 2-4 years of experience implementing solutions on AWS. Demonstrable skills in writing automation using Cloud formation and Chef. Solid understanding of DynamoDB, Redshift and other AWS technology.

· Experience implementing database security including on wire and at rest encryption.

· 2-4 years’ experience with Linux system administration, configuration, troubleshooting, performance tuning, and security procedures; experience with Windows desired.

· 2-4 years’ experience with relevant scripting languages or programming frameworks desired (Python, Ruby).

· Expertise in database/data design and architectural principles and methodologies.

· 3 or more years of operational experience supporting robust e-commerce, gaming or online businesses in a 24X7 production environment.

· Expertise configuring, implementing and supporting high availability redundancy strategies for data-centric systems.

· Expertise with Disaster Recovery planning and implementation.

· Excellent knowledge of hardware, storage, RAID, and disk subsystem technologies as they pertain to data-centric systems; experience with SAN technologies desired.

· Excellent systems documentation and diagraming skills.

· Experience with project management methodologies, including the handling of complex projects.

· Demonstrated experience with troubleshooting systems issues and effectively diagnosing problems.

· Thorough understanding of TCP/IP fundamentals (DNS, TCP, HTTP), general networking technologies, network architecture and connectivity troubleshooting.

- Knowledge of enterprise storage solutions including SAN and NAS. Reviews migration planning of large, complex deploys.

- Leads significant efforts of a large system implementation, conversion or project; provides leadership across multiple efforts simultaneously.

- Implements process changes within the project team as part of continuous team improvement.

- Interacts regularly with functional teams including (but not limited to) Marketing, Product, Customer Support, and Quality to gather and disseminate information regarding product builds and progress.

- Introduces new technologies, methodologies, and processes to client; keeps informed on new technologies and establishes justification for applicable uses within client.

- Presents technologies and analysis to management to determine purchase and usage.

- Leads the organization with research initiatives to improve extensibility, flexibility, and performance of client’s systems and applications.

- Provides consulting and advisory services to internal enterprise users of the platform.

- Leads or advises project teams that design, engineer, and rollout operational readiness of new products, capabilities, and features.

- Provides representation for large scale enterprise initiatives that seek to deploy key applications or platforms within the company.

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Job Type: Contract

Salary: $80.00 to $90.00 /hour

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