Engineer 2, Database Administrator (PostGres)

St. Louis, MO

Posted: 07/24/2019 Job Category: Software Dev. - General/IT Job Number: 140064

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Our client is currently seeking a talented person for an Engineer 2, Database Administrator (PostGres).

Summary:
You will leverage your data design and development expertise as part of a developing AWS database team. You will maintain the physical data model, queries, and service interface for the loading, querying, and maintenance of data in a Postgres database, XML files, and other data sources. You will also coordinate data management tasks in support of data quality efforts, tune queries for optimal performance, and develop DDL and DML scripts for Postgres. As a member of our AWS database team, you will be involved in all aspects of the solution from UI, middle tier and the back-end database. We will rely on your leadership and innovative problem-solving skills using a variety of Open Source and Enterprise level technologies. You will be part of a team, which is responsible for all phases of an emerging agile software development lifecycle.

What You Will Be Doing:
You will be an individual contributor performing data design, modeling, and coding. You will work with Subject Matter Experts to locate and understand the data then analyze and implement business requirements within time and cost restraints. You will build database scripts to support ETL, DDL, OLTP, Data Warehouse, and CrUD operations. You will also develop data migration strategies to support a cloud/on-premise database environment. You will participate in design and code reviews. You will be coaching and mentoring less experienced engineers. You will define, develop, document, communicate and implement standards, processes, and procedures for the department. You will identify issues and escalate risks to project leadership, if necessary. You will do production Systems Support and on-call duties are required in this role.

What We Are Looking For:
  • Applicants for employment in the U.S. Must be presently authorized to work in the U.S. Without a requirement for work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future
  • 2 years Postgres DBA hands on experience
  • Strong understanding of Postgres configuration including vacuuming, user/role permissions and partitioning
  • Strong understanding of SQL tuning and optimization of query plans
  • Proven knowledge and experience in designing database schemas to align with development and business goals and objectives
  • Strong and proactive leadership ability
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to transcend the organization with appropriate levels of detail
  • Strong teamwork, decision-making, documentation and analytical skills
  • Must be committed to incorporating security into all decisions and daily job responsibilities
It Would Be Great, But Not Required, If You Had:
  • Experience with AWS Aurora platform.
  • Experience with other AWS database platforms such as Redshift and Dynamo DB
  • Experience with Agile development practices, Jira and Confluence.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field preferred

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