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Staff Database Engineer, MongoDB

Bengaluru, India | Visa

  • Industry:
    Financial Services
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    7-10 years
Job Description:
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Job Description and Responsibilities

As an engineer in this team, the individual will be involved in the plan, build and run activities related to database technology and infrastructure. The role will contribute to the design/architect, solution engineering, and support; will be responsible for delivering database projects, maintaining the running systems, able to perform problem analysis and troubleshooting. The individual should be well versed in database administration and engineering practices and principles.The individual will share the responsibility of overall database build, deployment and support. He or she will provide technical influence and subject matter expertise for the database team, responsible for solving complex problems and taking a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions. The role serves as a technical/functional specialist and works independently with guidance only in the most complex situations.


Support Database Platform Engineering in the architecture, development, and deployment of NoSQL databases. Support NoSQL technologies like MongoDB, Cassandra, and Redis will be a plus. This includes, but is not limited to, advanced to expert engineering and implementation of the following: 

Manage, support, and maintain database technology and infrastructure, adhering to the architectural guidelines and policies.

Analyze, design, develop and maintain database systems on Linux/Unix systems for business needs.

Responsible for analyzing the high severity calls and providing the RCAs.

Planning and implementing pro-active remedial measures for reducing the downtime for a production environment.

Database administration for off-the-shelf and internally developed applications, ensure continuous 24x7 operation and availability in support of mission-critical business applications and participating in on-call rotation.

Install, configure, monitor, upgrade and maintain MongoDB NoSQL databases in production and non-production environments.

Support active - actoive setups , failover scenarios with sharding environment. Participate in Database Maintenance and DR activities.

Write/maintain OS level scripts for DB automation and application maintenance.

Provide technical expertise and hands-on support in the consolidation and migration of databases to new hardware and platforms.

The physical implementation of databases, storage structures, high-availability solutions, replication, and disaster recovery solutions.

Proactive and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolution of escalated Level 2 and Level3 issues.

Regular database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis, predictive future database resource requirements, and the structured organized reporting of the same.

Work closely with another Infrastructure engineering, product development, business operations, and technical operations to ensure delivery of database services within the SLA’s and performance targets.

Adapt business requirements, model data, and develop database specifications, tables, and element attributes.

Participate in the evaluation, selection, and implementation of DBA tools to improve the effectiveness of tasks such as performance monitoring and tuning, recovery, and database change management processing.

Ability to work well as a team and as an individual with minimal supervision.


Bachelors/Degree in Computer Science or other technology field is necessary.

7-10 years of DBA experience, generally worked with distributed NoSQL databases. 

Strong knowledge and extensive experience with MongoDB technology and other NoSQL are mandatory and a good understanding of distributed systems concepts.

Sound knowledge of all UNIX and DB utilities. Troubleshoot database production problems and database connectivity issues.

Should have strong UNIX platform skills and understanding of the network, storage, tiered application environments, and security.

Proficiency in writing ansible, functions, and packages for administration and DB support and experience withMongoDB Streams and replication will be a plus.

Experience in DB Backup and Recovery strategies and good knowledge in database concurrency mechanisms.

Strong knowledge of operating systems, scripting languages, data modeling and business intelligence tools.

Good interpersonal skills along with effective communication (both written and verbal) skills.

Demonstrated ability to solve complex systems and database environment issues.

Demonstrate ability to work in a complex organization to determine business and customer needs, providing the best solution to meet those needs.

Sound knowledge of NoSQL technologies like MongoDB, Cassandra is preferable.

Work experience in a Financial Institute will be preferred.

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