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IBM Couchbase Database Administrator: Intermediate in Monroe, Louisiana

Introduction

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Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM Client Innovation Center (CIC) in Monroe, Louisiana represents a center of excellence for delivery of consulting and technological services.

It is part of the IBM Group and promotes a tailored culture leveraging on dynamism, passion and enthusiasm for new technologies such as Cloud, Internet of Things, S/4 Hana and modern software development techniques leveraging on DevOps and Agile approaches. Our style is unique! All of our employees work in a consultancy environment on a variety of exciting projects across a range of sectors. Every project has its own unique working environment - this enables our employees to build their experience, skillset and network. The Client Innovation Center offers a unique experience for talented and ambitious graduates and professionals who are keen to build their skills fast.

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About the Role:

As a Couchbase Database Administrator, you will be designing, installing, upgrading, patching, tuning, monitoring and troubleshooting Couchbase databases. You will have access to the latest education, tools and technology, and a limitless career path with the world's technology leader. Come to IBM and make a global impact!

You will work with various projects and clients, working towards client specifications. Your role will involve:

  • configuring, optimizing and maintaining Couchbase clusters, Sync-gateways and underlying operating systems.

  • Ensuring security and compliance within enterprise standards.

  • Working in a 24X7 production environment.

  • Deploying and updating Couchbase datasets in a highly available production environment

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

As a Couchbase Database Administrator, we are looking for candidates with the following technical and professional background:

  • At least 2 years of experience as a Couchbase Database Administrator

  • At least 2 years experience configuring, optimizing and maintaining Couchbase clusters, Sync-gateways and underlying operating systems.

  • Experience in Scripting skills required for performing and automating DB activities.

  • Complete accountability and responsibility to provide technical expertise for resolution of outages, service level issues, and user/customer support needs in coordination with other support teams.

  • Must have configured and managed online backup technologies in Couchbase and ensured disaster recovery and data retention protocols (backup, monitoring, security, installation) existed and were followed.

  • Must be aware of the concepts of clustering, fault tolerance, high availability, disaster recovery.

  • Experienced in handling Couchbase Cluster creation, New node addition, Memory, CPU related trouble shooting

  • Excellent troubleshooting and performance tuning skills

  • Willing to work in a 24x7 production mission critical environment, including weekends

  • Must be detail oriented and have critical thinking skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Good understanding of various recovery scenarios, refresh techniques and familiarity with HA solutions as well as shell or awx scripting is highly desirable.

  • Experience with Automation tools like Ansible.

About Business UnitIBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

This job requires you to be fully COVID-19 vaccinated prior to your start date, where legally permissible. Proof of vaccination status will be required. If you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical, pregnancy or religious reasons, we offer accommodations in accordance with applicable law.

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Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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