Job #2330: Chameleon Technologies is looking to fill a MongoDB Database Administrator for a client in Issaquah, WA.

The MongoDB Database Administrator will be actively involved in the evaluation, review, and management of database resources and services across the organization in order to ensure a high level of database integrity is reached and maintained.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of forming an excellent database infrastructure from the ground up in close association with peer teams and vendors.  While providing the database expertise needed for the team’s success, this individual will also be required to develop, follow and enforce database standards.  This position will require an individual who can work with minimal supervision on a wide range of projects interfacing with development teams, business analysts, IS management and members of the business community while constantly ensuring that their work is aligned with the business and technology customers.  A DBA is also expected to stay current on database technology while also continuing to grow knowledge of our business.


  • Deploys and maintains MongoDB databases/DB projects
  • Maintains detailed documentation of database Design/Architecture and setup
  • Establishes procedures for backup/recovery and disaster recovery
  • Administers MongoDB to achieve maximum availability and performance
  • Designs and implements sharding and indexing strategies for MongoDB
  • Configures and monitors replica sets
  • Performs patch upgrades
  • Designs and builds operational infrastructure to support our databases, automating where possible
  • Establishes database security procedures
  • Creates users, assign roles and manages permissions
  • Maintains current knowledge of industry trends and standards
  • Provides support to the user community using incident and problem management tools


  • At least 5 years experience with multiple database environments, preferably including SQL Server and Oracle
  • Strong experience with MongoDB including at least 2 years of hands-on experience with
  • MongoDB in an enterprise-scale architecture including replica sets and sharding
  • Experience designing and optimizing strategies for inserting large amounts of data
  • Experience with DevOps automation tools such as Puppet or Ansible
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure desirable
  • Understanding of Big Data architecture like Hadoop and integration with NoSQL datastores
  • Knowledge of other NoSQL Databases like CouchDB and Cassandra is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of high availability and Disaster Recovery architecture
  • Must have a strong problem research and resolution skills
  • Highly self-motivated with the desire to embrace new database technologies and be able to work independently and within a team in a high demand and dynamic environment
  • Able to support off-hours work as required, including weekends, holidays, and 24/7 on call responsibilities on a rotational basis
  • International travel may be required

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