Mongo DBA


Boston, MA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 351 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

We are looking for Mongo DBA for our client in Atlanta, GA / Bothell, WA

Job Title: Mongo DBA

Job Location: Atlanta, GA / Bothell, WA

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

“US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.”

Job Description:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a Senior Mongo Database Administrator with multiple DBMS skills to run next generation DB hosting platform.
  • Deploy and maintain MongoDB databases/DB projects
  • Maintain detailed documentation of database Design/Architecture and setup.
  • Develop standard operation Procedure (SOP) document for maintenance and troubleshooting of the MongoDb environment.
  • Provide training to members of the Database team on MongoDB.
  • In-depth understanding of MongoDB HA strategies, including replica sets and sharding
  • Design & implement sharding and indexing strategies for MongoDB
  • Implement and maintain MMS (MongoDB Management Services)
  • Administer MongoDB to achieve 100% availability
  • Helping customers with difficult performance and data modeling problems
  • Experience with MongoDB scaling across data centers
  • Experience in managing oracle and/or SQL Server databases.
  • Perform vulnerability and patch upgrades
  • Establish and maintain backup and recovery processes
  • Establish databasesecurity procedures.
  • Monitor and tune performance of MongoDB Databases.
  • Evidence collection in support of audit deliverables
  • Produce internal artifacts related to MongoDB deployment best practices (in docs/PDF)


  • At least 6 years’ experience with multiple DB environments including SQL Server and/or Oracle
  • Understanding of Big Dataarchitecture like Hadoop and integration with NoSQL datastores, APS/PDW.
  • Strong experience with MongoDB.
  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with MongoDB scaling across data centers and/or in-depth understanding of MongoDB HA strategies, including replica sets and sharding.
  • In depth experience with MongoDB, replicasets, shards, and distributed databases.
  • Strong background in replication technologies is desirable. Knowledge of additional DBMS’s such as Oracle/SQL Server is a plus.
  • Knowledge of other NoSQL Databases like CouchDB, Cassandra, Dynamo is desirable.
  • Must have a strong problem research and resolution skills. Must have performance monitoring and tuning background.
  • Must have worked in a large, complex OLTP/OLAP Database environment.
  • Highly self-motivated with the desire to embrace new databasetechnologies and be able to work independently and within a team in a high demand and dynamic environment
  • Be available for on-call rotation