United Airlines DBA - NoSQL in Houston, Texas

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Information Technology

The United IT team designs, develops and maintains massively scaling technology solutions that are brought to life with innovative architectures, data analytics and digital solutions.

Job overview and responsibilities

  • 24 x 7 support and management of NoSQL databases

  • Configure, install, manage, tune, and support multiple NoSQL instances

  • Perform database maintenance, user assistance, troubleshooting and optimization. Key participant in capacity planning and growth projections

  • Perform application migrations from lower environments to production including performance and functional testing

  • Define and implement backup and archival strategies per data retention requirements

  • Maintain data store health and ensure efficient operation through tuning and optimizations

  • Work with cross functional teams planning, modeling, and implementing solutions utilizing NoSQL technologies

  • Evaluate and document Couchbase container hosting in the cloud - kubernetes, docker inclusive of application integration, management, elastic scale


  • BS in Computer Science and/or equivalent work experience

  • In-depth understanding of NoSQL

  • High Availability strategies - replica sets, sharding, failoverSolid knowledge of NoSQL database conceptsCommunicate/work effectively in a team environmentExcellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Minimum of 3 years of Linux proficiency required

  • 4+ years of experience installing, configuring, and administering NoSQL databases

  • On call rotations are required

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • Application development experience using .NET and/or Java Coding skills with at least one of following:

  • Python, PHP, Perl

  • Couch base administrative experience highly desirable

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled