707 S Grady Way, Suite 600 Renton, WA 98057

DBE – 6024

Seattle, United States

Posted: 2021-11-17
Job Type: Contract To Hire

 

Database Engineer:

As a Database Engineer on the Data Infrastructure team, you will be part of the team whose mission is to ensure the availability and performance of our data services and databases and the integrity of our core customer data while building new services that enable us to rapidly grow and enrich that data set.

We are looking for an engineer who has experience running and maintaining SQL and NoSQL databases and services around those databases in public cloud infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have a mix of database and software engineering experience that helps them diagnose and resolve operational issues that can span from the database to stored procedures and/or client services. They will have experience building services with modern APIs on teams that use an Agile development process. They will have had exposure to container technologies like Docker and container management framework like Kubernetes. 

This role requires a highly motivated individual who is comfortable working with a skilled, rapidly evolving technical environment. The ideal candidate possesses strong problem-solving skills, diplomatic communication experience, a breadth of industry good practices knowledge, and a strong desire to contribute to client's

continued success.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

·      Ensure high availability of the database platform and surrounding services

·      Troubleshoot performance or functional issues

·      Participate in database release process

·      Create deployment, monitoring and automation scripts to assist team

·      Troubleshoot and resolve production database issues

·      Evaluate and fix/deprecate stored procedures

·      Migrate on premise data workloads to cloud

·      Deliver new features that help deliver data to other teams and external customers

·      Implement critical operational analytics to quantify and detect degradation in data quality

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WHAT YOU WILL BRING TO THE TEAM

·      Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related IT field preferred, or equivalent work experience

·      4+ years’ experience designing/administering PostgreSQL databases

·      2+ years implementing applications that use and/or operating Cassandra

·      2+ years deploying and operating databases on VMWare and in public cloud IaaS, e.g. Amazon AWS or Google GCP

·      2+ years using IaaS based cloud services, e.g. database, queue, object storage, to rapidly deliver custom services and solutions

·      4+ years doing server side software development in one or more of: Python, Java, Go

·      Team player mentality – able to collaborate and communicate effectively

·      Experience with Agile software development practices

·      Exposure to common open source technologies and tools

·      Experience with building infrastructure as code

·      Bring a “Cloud first” approach to developing solutions

·      Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·      Ability to set goals, and achieve scheduled deadlines

·      Ability to work positively with internal and external customers and as part of a team

·      Hands-on, energetic and motivated self-starter

·      Attention to detail and a passion for meeting commitments

·      Alignment with our mission, vision, values and operating principles.

·      Ability to participate in on-call rotation

 

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