Job Page:   Senior Database Engineer


Listed By:   MicroAgility
Contact Name:   Frank Ejaz,   Recruiter
E-Mail:   career@microagility.com
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 Career@MicroAgility.com

     

    Title: Senior Database Engineer

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

    Rate: DOE

    Duration: Full Time

    Job ID: 0409-001DE

     

    JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    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

     

    Education:

     

    • 4year college degree required

     

    About MicroAgility (Inc 500 honoree in 2008):

    MicroAgility is a business and technology consulting company. Our experienced, agile, and result-oriented consultants partner with organizations to solve their pressing challenges. To review our other positions, please visit us at http://www.MicroAgility.com/Careers. Please also visit our Blog.MicroAgility.com for insight, analysis, and job openings.

     

    Referral Bonus:

    If you refer a qualified candidate for this position, I would be very happy to pay you a referral bonus $1000 - $2000 for a successful placement.  It's a simple way to pocket extra cash and help out a friend/colleague. Your help will be much appreciated! http://www.microagility.com/microagility-pays-referral-fee/


 Job number: 108847, Company id: 69775
Posted: 08/21/2017
Expires: 10/20/2017
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