Sr. Database Engineer

San Jose, California Requisition Number R0031069 Subsidiary eBay

Job description
eBay Marketplaces is looking for a Sr. Database Engineer. This person will be a significant 
contributor and team player in driving technical vision and strategy for ebay’s data 
platforms supporting our marketplace and internal database needs including Oracle, MySQL 
and/or popular NoSQL DB platforms like Mongo and Couchbase.

The successful candidate should have deep technical expertise working with Oracle and 
other NoSQL technologies. In this role expects individual to lead initiatives at a technical level 
laying strategic direction for all data platforms.

Need to have proven expertise in Oracle/MySQL and/or NoSQL databases including MongoDB, 
Couchbase and In-memory caches. In addition, you will have deep expertise in a 
Linux environment, hands on Scripting, Database and Systems Skills.

The professional we choose will have handled the full operational lifecycle of 
Oracle/NoSQL databases including sizing, technology selection, deployment, monitoring 
& decommissioning.

In addition, will have conducted query performance tuning for at least one of 
MongoDB, Couchbase or Cassandra clusters and has setup distributed database systems 
with varying degrees of consistency.

Required Skills:
Expertise in Oracle/Mysql and at least one of NoSQL DBs like MongoDB, Couchbase or Cassandra.

Additional Areas:
Be fluent in Bash, Perl and/or Python script development.
Be knowledgeable in Open Source technologies such as NoSQL, Kafka, Storm and the Hadoop ecosystem.
Familier Linux System performance tuning.
Expertise in Shell Scripting, preferably perl/Python.
Authorization Management in Mongo, Couchbase and Cassandra databases.
Great problem solving skills are must.

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