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Xylem MongoDB DBA in Boston, Massachusetts

Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com ​.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.

  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.

  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.

  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

The Role : Sensus, a Xylem brand, seeks to hire a MongoDB administrator to work with our development and operations teams to improve our ability to deliver applications to our customers. You should be a self-directed operator interested in collaborating with others to get the job done. You should be flexible and have a positive attitude. You should enjoy working through tough problems and creating detailed plans to improve our database footprint and make life easier for yourself and your colleagues.

Essential Duties/Principal Responsibilities:

  • Configure and monitormongodbclusters in dev,qaand production

  • Automate routine tasks with scripts and tools (DataDog, Cloud Manager,SumoLogic,SaltStack)

  • Solve problems in multiple environments and participate in a 24x7 on-call rotation

  • Improve database backups and test recoverability regularly

  • Study the database needs of our applications and optimize our capabilities

  • Participate in schema design and query tuning for applications

  • Maintain database performance and capacity planning

  • Write documentation and collaborate with technical peers online

  • Maintain database performance and capacity planning

  • Write documentation and collaborate with technical peers online

  • Participation in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities

Minimum Qualifications: Education, Experience, Skills, Abilities, License/Certification:

  • 3+ years of MongoDB DBA experience.

  • Hands on experience in HA solutions; replication topologies, fast-failover setup, clustering setup.

  • Experience rolling out changes such as indexes to a large scale database without customer interruption

  • Experience implementing backup and disaster recovery plans.

  • Experience tuning MongoDB configuration, queries and indices in large scale-high databases

  • Hands on experience running MongoDB installation on AWS infrastructure.

  • Solid understanding oflinuxbased operating system concepts.

  • Experience in working with scripting languages and dev ops tool

Physical Demands:

(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility

Work Environment:

(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.

  • Standardweeklyjob hours:40 hours

Xylem is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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