Job Page:   Senior Database Engineer

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


    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 Please also visit our 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!

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