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Database Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
Job Summary:  The Database Engineer, Senior will work closely with the engineering team members to design, develop and enhance Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL database solutions.

Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Strong SQL, experience writing, tuning queries based on application requirements and performing debugging on database scripts and programs, as well as resolving conflicts.
  • Highly skilled problem-solver and communicator that is fluent in most data manipulation languages.
  • Design and code a high volume of SQL Queries, stored procedures, and SSIS packages
  • Actively participate as part of matrixed product development teams providing advice on design and tuning of database objects, queries, and overall data architecture.
  • Use of tools and utilities to monitor, load and unload data, generate, and edit test data
  • Effectively plan and organize daily work following priorities, ensuring timely completion of projects and user support
  • Work with the different Technology and business team members to ensure that the associated compute resources are allocated to the databases and to ensure high availability and optimum performance.
  • Provide trend analysis to the service management team to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management.
  • Develops a continually growing knowledge of Company's internal business practices, processes and the daily IT operational needs of the users
  • Provide query and performance expertise in support of code development
  • Monitor long running transactions and optimize query executions with index tuning and optimized T-SQL coding technique
  • Problem escalation to development team and third parties as appropriate.
  • Implementation and release of database changes as submitted by the development team
  • Documenting technical environments and processes as necessary
  • Participate in the on-call rotation

  • Perform all work and activities with honesty and integrity.
  • Take personal responsibility for productivity, quality and timeliness of work.
  • Effectively communicate (and listen) clearly, professionally, politely and persuasively in all situations; respond well and in a reasonable, timely manner.
  • Challenge conventional practices and use creativity and information to lead, innovate, problem solve, and implement ideas to contribute to the growth of the organization.
  • Support and meet company/department goals and core values.
  • Collaborate with co-workers to achieve common goals.
  • Problem Solving/Analysis.

Qualifications & Requirements: 
  • In-depth SQL knowledge is required, including advanced tuning skills.
  • Expertise in Microsoft SQL Server or PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with clustering and log shipping.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to share ideas and work well in small teams.
  • Possesses excellent problem-solving capabilities.
  • Independent and self-motivated.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, business, or the equivalent is preferred and 5 plus years of database development experience is preferred.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and SSIS is required.  
  • Knowledge of other programming languages is a plus.

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