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Verint Systems, Inc. Senior Engineer, Data (Cassandra) in Topeka, Kansas

At Verint, we believe customer engagement is the core of every global brand. Our mission is to help organizations discover opportunities previously only scarcely imagined by connecting work, data, and experiences enterprise wide. We hire innovators with the passion, creativity, and drive to answer constantly shifting market challenges and deliver impactful results for our customers. Our commitment to attracting and retaining a talented, diverse, and engaged team creates a collaborative environment that openly celebrates all cultures and affords personal and professional growth opportunities. Learn more at www.verint.com.

Overview of Job Function

Verint’s Senior Engineer, Data installs, configures, upgrades, administers, monitors, maintains and ensures the security of various data stores within the organization. With expertise in Cassandra administration, this role performs data store performance tuning and capacity planning.

Principal Duties and Essential Responsibilities

  • Install, configure, upgrade data stores and implement high availability solutions, including SQL and non-SQL databases, (i.e. Cassandra, Druid, Neo4j)

  • Evaluate data store new releases and its tools, and third-party products to

    ensure our company is running the products that are most appropriate

  • Perform planning along with the application developers and system administrators to ensure that any new product usage or release upgrade takes place with minimal impact

  • Provides technical support to application development teams, assist with impact analysis of any changes made to the database objects

  • Own the physical data store design

  • Perform backup and recovery for various data stores

  • Provide 24x7 on-call support in rotation

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • 5 years experience with various NoSQL/SQL - evaluation of new frameworks to deployment, maintenance, performance tuning and high availability solution

  • 2 years experience in Cassandra administration in a production environment

  • Proficiency in one or more scripting languages including Python, Shell

  • 3 years experience with Cloud computing (AWS)

  • 2 years experience in data transfer, understand the various stages of the data store life cycle

  • Great communication skills with development teams, management, vendors, systems administrators and other related service providers

  • Successful completion of a background screening process including, but not limited to, employment verifications, criminal search, OFAC, SS Verification, as well as credit and drug screening, where applicable and in accordance with federal and local regulations

    Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with database management in Apache Druid, Neo4j, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Exasol

  • Excellent experience working on database high availability and clustering environment

  • Understand bigdata pipeline life cycle