• Database Engineer

    Job Locations US-PA-Murrysville
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/5/2018 12:57 PM)
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    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.


    • 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. 


    • 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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