Cloud Database Architect 1221652

  • Location:
    San Jose, California, US
  • Additional Location(s)
    North Carolina (RTP)
  • Area of Interest
    Information Technology
  • Job Type
  • Technology Interest
    Cloud and Data Center
  • Job Id

What You'll Do

Cisco IT Infrastructure team is seeking a Cloud Database Engineer with 8-10 years of industry experience in implementing Database Cloud solutions in a large enterprise similar to Cisco. The Cloud Database Engineer role will focus on architecture, design and implementation of database solutions designed for deployment to “on-premises” private cloud. The role will require that the individual be familiar with current and emerging Database/Warehouse technologies, tools and system architectures. The position will require expertise in developing automated solutions, baselines, best practices and standards for the migration of databases on existing traditional non-cloud platform, and deployment of custom developed solutions to the Cloud. The role requires an individual who can work closely with application developers, architects and infrastructure engineers to deliver solutions in a team-oriented environment. The expectation is that this candidate will work with others in the organization to develop a new model for maintaining and supporting our applications’ data requirements as we establish a significant presence within the Cloud landscape. 

Principal Responsibilities: 

· Contribute to Cloud strategy discussions and decisions on overall Cloud design and best approach for implementing Cloud solutions. 

· Define best practices around migrating applications and required Databases to Cloud platform. 

· Develop standards and procedures for all aspects of Database/Warehouses in the Cloud. 

· Identify system enhancement and automation opportunities for installing/maintaining database technologies, building, deploying and monitoring solutions as well as alerting and remediating system outages. 

· Provide installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting support for database application software in the Cloud. 

· Work closely with other infrastructure teams to deliver new environments and resolve problems related to existing infrastructure. 

· Design, test and support solutions for Disaster Recovery for the Cloud databases

· Support for the adoption of DevOps methodology and Agile project management 

· Diagram and document database Cloud implementations. 

· Provide mentoring, knowledge transfer and assist in training for other members of the database team. 


Who You’ll Work With


Cisco IT Infrastructure team focuses on the implementation of database solutions designed for deployment to “on-premises” private cloud.

Who You Are

· Minimum of 8 years’ experience in database administration required

· Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with databases on public cloud such as AWS/Azure.

Knowledge/ Skills: 

· Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision. 

· Requires in-depth, hands-on expertise in MongoDB, Cassandra on Linux and OpenStack

· Requires general knowledge and hands-on experience in all database disciplines, including logical and physical database design, database implementation, access optimization, security, storage management, system and application performance management, and database systems administration. 

· Ability to write scripts (Perl, Python) for automation of database builds, deployments and monitoring


· Software development skills using CI/CD and SDLC framework

· Excellent oral and written communication skills along with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization 

· Strong troubleshooting skills


· Experience on data encryption will be a plus

· Experience with provisioning and configuration tools like Ansible, Chef and Puppet a plus. 

· Experience with Docker containers a plus

 Why Cisco

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