Back to job search

Cloud Database Engineer

  • Location:

    Austin, Texas

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Joe Southgate

  • Contact email:

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:


Cloud Database Engineer - Austin - 6 Month Contract to Hire


My client, a global Investment management firm, is looking for a Senior Database Engineer - Cloud, to work in a fast paced environment, providing both production & development support. This position will work closely with various development groups across the firm, and should demonstrate his/her ability as a technical expert on the team.


  • Design, plan and implement cloud native data platforms, including NoSQL data stores
  • Deliver best practices in database management, security, reliability and performance
  • Collect, monitor and alert on system health metrics, query performance and resource consumption
  • Take ownership of data platforms and data migration processes
  • Cross-team collaboration on delivering end-to-end data platform solution
  • Ability to troubleshoot difficult issues quickly, deliver RCA and resolve in a 24x7 production environment
  • Define and implement backup strategies per data retention requirements
  • Ability to work off hours/weekends as required for maintenance Skills/Qualifications


  • 5+ years of database development support
  • 2+ years of experience as a cloud database engineer
  • 2+ years of production experience in NoSQL database
  • 2+ years of public cloud experience
  • Proven experience architecting and building AWS Infrastructure
  • Strong scripting abilities in bash, python or suitable tools
  • Experience in version control systems, Git and CI/CD
  • Excellent communication Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Management Information Systems or
  • Diligent standards in providing documentation and building repeatable processes
  • DevOps experience with (CloudFormation, Terraform, Ansible) Nice to haves
  • Experience in public cloud data warehouse technologies (Redshift, Snowflake, EMR)
  • Experience with relational systems; Oracle, SQL Server, RDS Postgres is a plus

If interested please respond with an updated resume.

Two people with surfboards

We are Oliver James and we bring

people together

Click below to watch the launch video for the new Oliver James brand