DISH

  • Senior Cloud Systems Engineer

    Location US-UT-American Fork
    Job ID
    2018-44568
    Category
    Systems Engineering
  • Summary

    Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For spanish-speaker customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 

     

    Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service 

    (Based on the number of OTT households as reported by comScore as of April 2017)

     

    Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com.

     

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    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Television is at an inflection point. New technologies and businesses are rapidly evolving and reshaping how we watch TV. We are Dish Technologies, a pioneer in internet delivered television.

     

    Dish Technologies, in American Fork, UT, is looking for a DBA to support our Sling Media applications.

     

    Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:  

    • Design, install, configure, and maintain database clusters.
    • Maintain database documentation and troubleshooting playbooks.
    • Respond to and resolve database access, performance, and other issues.
    • Collaborate with engineering teams to optimize database usage.
    • Assist with database-related application deployments.
    • Ability to work non-peak hours when needed and take part in on-call rotation.
    • Develop comprehensive and proactive NoSQL database monitoring and dashboards.
    • Participate in the development of strategic goals for production databases.
    • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards.

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    A successful DBA will possess:

    • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technical degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • 5 or more years experience with a combination of Couchbase, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, and Solr.
    • 2 or more years experience with PostgreSQL and/or NoSQL relational database administration.
    • 2 or more years experience operating database technologies in a Linux environment.

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Advanced NoSQL development and performance tuning.
    • Data modeling experience.
    • Deep working knowledge of and proven experience with database clustering.
    • Experience with NoSQL Proxy, PGPool, PGBouncer, or comparable relational database proxies.
    • Experience with ELK or Splunk.
    • Strong understanding of both structured and unstructured data.
    • Experience with Salt Stack or comparable deployment automation tools.
    • Experience with Zenoss, NewRelic, PagerDuty or other monitoring technologies.
    • Understanding of and experience with shell scripting for process automation.
    • Experience with SAFe or other enterprise agile methodologies.

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