Job Page:   Senior Database Engineer | Boston, MA

Listed By:   MicroAgility
Contact Name:   Frank Ejaz,   Recruiter
Telephone:   6094744463
Job location:   boston Massachusetts, USA
Job Type:   Contract
Job Description:

    We are looking for a hands-on, agile, and result-oriented Senior Database Engineer for a client engagement. If you are available and interested, or know someone else who may be looking, please contact me at


    Title: Senior Database Engineer

    Location: Boston, MA
    Type: FTE, 1099 & W2

    Rate: DOE

    Duration: Full Time

    Job ID: 0409-001DE




    Responsible to work with application developers to design and implement efficient schemas and optimize queries and connection management


    Job Responsibilities:


    • Enable database users in Development, Marketing and Finance to write efficient SQL
    • Develop scripts and packages that synchronize schemas and core data with new application code as it is elevated to Production
    • Grant restricted database access to new applications and users
    • Enhance database monitoring and backups as new database systems are added
    • Use a configuration management system, like Salt, Chef or Puppet, to install and configure databases
    • Appreciation of ACID compliance and differences between various isolation levels and locking algorithms
    • Configure a monitoring system, like Nagios or Zabbix, to watch database servers
    • Cassandra schema modeling and cluster tuning
    • PostgreSQL replication


    Requirements & Preferred Skills:


    • 5+ years of experience writing SQL, including stored programs and views, optimizing queries, and backing up, restoring and replicating MySQL databases in a production environment
    • Understanding of and ability to apply the relational model
    • Familiarity with Linux on Production systems
    • Ability to write scripts in bash, Perl or Python to automate database maintenance
    • Experience with standard MySQL replication, Galera Cluster and MySQL Cluster
    • Experience with ZFS filesystem is a plus
    • Experience with ZFS, Docker and various virtualization technologies is a plus
    • Enthusiasm for working with new technologies related to and beyond the database




    • 4year college degree required


 Job number: 108803, Company id: 69775
Posted: 08/03/2017
Expires: 10/02/2017
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