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Software Developer (will learn & work with Apache Cassandra)

Insight Recruitment Lincoln, NE

Job Description

We are a well-established, Midwest based firm doing business on a global scale, and growing steadily. This is a newly created position located in either Lincoln, NE or Scottsdale, AZ and we are looking for an individual who has a strong Software Development background willing to work with and learn Apache Cassandra.  Salary range: $80k - $160k DOE + excellent benefits.


This newly created position of Cassandra Developer will play a key part in developing industry-leading solutions. In this role you will be responsible for developing optimal data models and planning queries as well as establishing best practices for the team. You will also have a key role in maintaining the overall health of a Cassandra cluster. This is a position in a highly collaborative environment working with other skilled professionals to continuously improve database architecture and execution.



  • Develop data models, and plan and write high performing queries.
  • Define and establish best practices with Cassandra, including monitoring health and backups of the cluster.
  • Help analyze data access patterns and identify hotspots and bottlenecks.
  • Help diagnose and troubleshoot production issues as needed.
  • Assume other responsibilities as needed.


Skills Preferred (we are flexible with some of these):

  • Minimum of 2+ years of Software development experience including a degree.
  • 2+ years of experience with (or willing to learn & work with) Apache Cassandra, including data modeling and CQL scripting.
  • Experience with DataStax Enterprise Graph, including the Gremlin query language.
  • Experience with Microsoft .NET Framework (C#, F#, .NET Core) a plus.
  • Knowledge of both Windows and Linux Operating Systems.
  • Ability to perform effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and business functions.
  • Strong analytical skills to determine effective approaches to business solutions.
  • Understanding of database best practices and the ability to promote those best practices in the organization.
  • Experience working in an Agile or iterative approach to delivery preferred.


Job Details

Date Posted May 15, 2019
Date Closes June 14, 2019
Located In Lincoln, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Salary, $80,000.00 - $160,000.00, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Hours 40 hours per week
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 15-1133.00 Software Developers, Systems Software
Zipcode 68516
Name Shawn Mischnick
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68516
Phone 402-730-2645

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision

This job requires the following skills

  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • .NET
  • C#
  • Apache Web Server

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  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Medical
  • Vision