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Cloud Database Engineer

  • Location:

    Austin, Texas

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Joe Southgate

  • Contact email:

    Joe.southgate@oliverjames.com

  • Job ref:

    JOB-052021-141458_1621280822

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-06-16

Cloud Database Engineer - Austin - 6 Month Contract to Hire

Overview

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.

Duties:

  • 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

Requirements:

  • 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.

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