• Database Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Murrysville
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/25/2018 2:46 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-18278
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Our client, a leader in their industry, is actively seeking Database Engineer, for a 11 month contract assignment in the Monroeville, PA area. The Database Engineer will maintain the operations of our client’s externally facing critical 24x7 "Software as a Service" systems.

    Responsibilities

    • Support all Database Administration needs, including and not limited to: backups, restores, snapshots, replication, patching, DB deployments, and schema version change scripting within maintenance jobs and schedules. 
    • Effectively research, develop, test and implement new Database Tuning and maintenance procedures 
    • Implement and Maintain all Database Security policies, procedure and regulations 
    • Serve as DBA for operational and strategic planning and projects.
    • Coordinate production releases and changes including technical and scheduling conflict reviews. 
    • Long term thinking and planning coupled with tactical execution and prioritization skills. 
    • Coordinate production releases and changes including technical and scheduling conflict reviews. 
    • Review new application supporting databases including Neo4J and Redis components to ensure compliance with company standards. 
    • Maintaining appropriate and required compliance and regulatory requirements, involving key process controls and documentation. 
    • Providing Tier 3 and Tier 4 Operational support of critical 24x7 externally facing medical device software products. Meet or exceed all operational KPI’s and SLA’s. 
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a highly diverse and fast paced team. Identify, cultivate and manage the necessary external relationships with third party providers such as data center hosts, hardware/software vendors and consulting firms. 
    • Provide architectural and process guidance to both members of this team as well as the product engineering team in order to insure security, performance and availability of all supported products. 

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 7-10 years’ experience supporting external customer facing products including a thorough understanding of hardware\storage, virtualization and networking in both brick and mortar settings as well as cloud based SaaS models. 
    • Ability to effectively support and manage both Linux and Windows operating systems. 
    • Working knowledge in supporting and\or administrating Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, and MongoDB or any document based repository. 
    • Previous experience working with and maintaining San Storage Devices. Experience in Snap Mirroring a plus. 
    • Experience in automation tooling via scripting is highly regarded for role. 
    • Demonstrated ability to work with rapidly changing development priorities while insuring performance and availability of production systems. 
    • Strong systems analysis, performance tuning, and troubleshooting skills. 
    • Experience in a regulated healthcare setting or other highly regulated industry. 

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