Database Administrator
FactSet Research Systems - Norwalk, CT

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This position will be responsible for maintaining and providing support for our high performance, geographically distributed and highly available database servers. This includes production server deployments, database maintenance, performance testing, and associated automation. You’ll work closely with our developers and Unix engineers to ensure the availability of our enterprise applications.

Essential Skills:

+ Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent

+ Large installation database experience (0-2 years)

+ Skills with most of the following:

+ MySQL, Postgres, Hadoop, Hbase, Couchbase, Cassandra, Perl, Bash and Ruby

+ Overall health and performance of these daemons and identifying bottlenecks

+ Tools development supporting automation

+ Capacity planning

+ Excellent communication and inter-personal skills

+ Member of 7x24 on-call rotation

Job Requirements :
Ideal Skills:

+ Experience using CFEngine for configuration management

+ RedHat Enterprise Linux experience and/or certification(s)

+ Replications strategies for geographically diverse databases

+ In-depth knowledge of back-up strategies with point-in-time restores

+ Experience in an enterprise datacenter environment

+ Financial industry experience

FactSet Research Systems is a major supplier of online integrated financial and economic information for analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers and other financial professionals. FactSet combines more than 200 databases into a single online information system that is a comprehensive, one-stop source of financial information and analytics.

FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. In 2012, FactSet was ranked as one of Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” for the fourth time. With over $806 million in annual revenues, FactSet is headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut and employs over 5,700 people globally.

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