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Job responsibilities

  • Participate and assist in production of data clusters and related processes
  • Install, test, and configure the databases using Cassandra
  • Create code as infrastructure pipelines using AWS cloud services
  • Participate in the standard SDLC process using agile methodology and test-driven approach.
  • Adhere to IT control policies through design, development & testing while incorporating corporate architectural standards into application design specifications
  • Process huge amounts of data in a reliable manner
  • Ensure secure and robust deployment of Cassandra databases

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science or IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of experience in data modeling using Cassandra (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Extensive working experience with Apache Cassandra 3.0 and Java/Python
  • Solid grasp on data modeling in Cassandra to design efficient storage models
  • Sound knowledge of data warehousing concepts
  • Clear concept of data mining and analytics with large datasets
  • Hands-on experience with Linux Shell Scripting, Java development, and API integration with Cassandra
  • Strong understanding of NoSQL, time-series, and distributed databases
  • Fluency in English language for effective communication
  • Ability to work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Knowledge of production infrastructure management, tuning and automation
  • Sound knowledge of DevOps tools like Jenkins, Docker, and Bitbucket
  • Well-versed with AWS Redshift data warehouse environment
  • Experience with code version control systems like Git
  • Knowledge of Kafka, Solr, and Spark
  • Comfortable working in agile/scrum environment
  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills

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How to become a Cassandra developer ?

Apache Cassandra is a free, open-source database management system distributed across multiple data centers. Written in Java, this NoSQL database offers amazing things that other NoSQL and related databases cannot. It can handle huge sums of structured, unstructured, and semi-structured data while supporting extremely high transaction rates with no single point of failure.

Apache Cassandra is an ideal solution for managing large amounts of structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data across multiple data centers and the cloud. It is highly available when coupled with a replication factor of more than one, giving you the ability to await transactions between nodes. Its primary features include being fault-tolerant, eventually consistent, and linearly scalable.

What is the scope of Cassandra development?

Cassandra is an optimized and fault-tolerant distributed database management system. When you need scalability and high availability without sacrificing performance, the Cassandra database is the way to go. It is the ideal platform for mission-critical data due to its linear scalability and proven fault tolerance on commodity hardware or cloud infrastructure. Cassandra's replication support across multiple datacenters is best-in-class, resulting in lower latency for your users and the peace of mind that you can survive regional outages. Companies are looking to hire Cassandra developers because of the benefits Cassandra provides to an organization.

What are the roles and responsibilities of a Cassandra developer?

Cassandra is an open-source distributed database management system, designed to handle vast amounts of data across multiple commodity servers. It is horizontally scalable and eventually consistent.
Unlike relational databases which rely on tables, rows, and columns, Cassandra relies on a distributed architecture where tables are partitioned and stored throughout the cluster of nodes with each node replicating the partition for fault-tolerance and redundancy. This results in a more robust storage infrastructure that does not suffer from a single point of failure.
Cassandra has benefits that favor both the developers and organizations. It's vital for companies that cannot manage going down or losing data. It is truly a savior as it allows constant access and availability. The massive amount of data that it can handle has benefited a variety of businesses. It is an expert at managing large sums of data using several servers. Developers can write a large sum of data without affecting reading performance.
Cassandra developer’s job responsibilities include:

  • Participate in and help with the creation of data clusters and related processes
  • Cassandra is used to install, test, and configure databases
  • Using AWS cloud services, write code in the form of infrastructure pipelines
  • Engage in the standard SDLC process while employing agile methodology and a test-driven approach
  • Follow IT control policies during design, development, and testing while incorporating corporate architectural standards into application design specifications
  • Process massive amounts of data in a dependable manner
  • Ensure that Cassandra databases are deployed in a secure and robust manner

How to become a Cassandra developer?

Let us now look at what developers should learn and know in order to pursue a career in Cassandra development. First, keep in mind that there is no requirement for formal education for becoming a Cassandra developer. It does not matter whether you're a graduate or a non-graduate, experienced or inexperienced, anyone can master Cassandra development and make a career out of it. All you need is hands-on experience and a strong command of necessary technical and non-technical skills.
And yet, it is common knowledge that companies seek out individuals with bachelor's or master’s degrees while filling the remote Cassandra developer jobs. This is true for several reasons. For starters, having a relevant academic background allows you to better understand computer programming and web development, which will greatly assist you in learning Cassandra development. Second, many companies require candidates to have a specific degree when hiring Cassandra developers, which makes it easier for you to find rewarding work opportunities.

Here are some of the skills and methods you need to master to become a successful Cassandra developer:

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Skills required to become a Cassandra developer

First, you must start learning the fundamental skills that can get you high-paying Cassandra developers jobs. Here is what you need to know!

1. NoSQL

NoSQL databases are, as the name implies, a class of database that does not conform to the relational model. They often do not require a schema or use SQL to query data, instead of getting by on key-value pairs, documents, or graph formats. As such they are sometimes referred to as Not Only SQL, although this is less common today. NoSQL databases are most commonly used when large sets of distributed data need to be stored and accessed with high availability and scalability in mind. They tend to be used in high-performance applications such as those using Big Data or real-time web applications.


JSON is a structured data protocol and file format originally developed by Douglas Crockford of Yahoo. It has since been adopted by many other applications. A JSON file consists of a series of objects (records) nested in arrays (lists). Each object can have multiple key/value pairs. Unique cryptographic signatures are used to verify the integrity of data. Developers applying for Cassandra developer jobs must have a good knowledge of JSON.

3. Knowledge of API Integration

API integration is the process where two or more applications communicate with each other. The process occurs via the exchange of text in the form of XML or JSON, sent over HTTP following defined standards set by the developers of that particular API. APIs are part and parcel of almost everything in the digital world. They allow systems to exchange data sources and power processes throughout many sectors and layers of an organization to keep data in sync, enhance productivity and drive revenue.

4. XML

XML is a markup language used for describing the structure and characteristics of data. A markup language creates tags that describe the purpose of the text. The XML markup itself does not represent information about what is being represented, only how it is represented. XML is used to encode data that can be read by computers. This information is encoded in tags within angle brackets, which describe the type and meaning of the data within. The encoding scheme is flexible and extensible, so the same XML can be interpreted differently by different programs.

5. Jenkins

Jenkins is a Java-based, open-source project that can be used as a stand-alone application for Continuous Integration (CI). A key feature of CI is that your code is built, tested, and packaged on every commit. This provides instant feedback on each commit in terms of problems with the build or test process so you can quickly fix them, rather than fixing batches of bugs at the end of a development cycle.

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How to get remote Cassandra developer jobs?

Developers, like athletes, must practice effectively every day to become good at what they do. They must work hard to improve their skills gradually over time. In this regard, there are two key factors that developers must follow in order for that progress to occur: the assistance of someone more professional and effective in practice techniques while you're practicing. As a developer, you must practice every day but also make sure to have someone watching you prevent you from having burnout!
Turing offers the best remote Cassandra developer jobs that suit your career trajectories as a Cassandra developer. Grow professionally by working with the top companies and difficult technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology. Join a network of the world's best developers to find full-time, long-term remote Cassandra developer jobs with better pay and opportunities for advancement.

Why become a Cassandra developer at Turing?

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Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their Cassandra developers?

Turing allows its Cassandra developers to set their own rates. Turing will recommend a salary that will be a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Turing recommendations are based on the market assessment and the demand from our clients.

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