Database Engineer

Atlanta, GA

** Hybrid work options available **


The primary purpose of this role is to provide consultation and technical direction on translating business requirements and functional specifications into logical program designs. This includes facilitating the implementation and maintenance of complex business and enterprise software solutions to ensure successful deployment of released applications. This role serves as a technical expert for project teams throughout the implementation and maintenance of business and enterprise software solutions. In addition, this role personally develops and delivers code modules, stable application systems, and integrated enterprise software solutions within various computing environments.


The role will also be responsible for :

  • Managing, monitoring and maintaining multiple large enterprise databases using MS SQL
  • DB Solution Design – Defining and managing implementation designs including system diagrams, data models
  • Solution Implementation – Overseeing the implementation of projects to ensure the implementation is consistent with design decisions, standards, and best practices.
  • Installation and upgrades of databases, allocating appropriate storage needed
  • Designing security, managing stability and recoverability incl. disaster recovery planning and testing
  • Performance tuning the database for optimal results
  • Housekeeping activities like tuning, indexing, reorg etc
  • Defining and maintaining user roles and accesses for the databases
  • Establishing key performance indicators (KPIs) on database parameters
  • Risk Management – Managing different audit requirements for compliance and remediating any audit issues that may arise.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time. 

  1. Resolves complex problems spanning multiple applications to drive improvements across portfolios; leads projects with significant business implications, participates in planning and priority estimates, and advises Software Engineers; executes with limited guidance.
  2. Leads development of integrated business and/or enterprise application solutions to ensure specifications are flexible, scalable, and maintainable and meet architectural standards.
  3. Educates others on current architectural standards and guidelines to drive efficiency when leading the design efforts of complex business and enterprise software solutions.
  4. Supports systems integration testing (SIT) and user acceptance testing (UAT) for large, complex, cross-functional application initiatives by providing insight to testing teams in order to ensure the appropriate depth of test coverage.
  5. Mentors and advises others in all software development lifecycle phases by applying and sharing an in-depth understanding of company and industry methodologies, policies, standards, and controls.
  6. Communicates changes in software architecture and coaches others to apply this understanding to software solutions; resolves escalated issues.
  7. Leads efforts to improve engineering, test, and operational excellence best practices.
  8. Solves complex cross-functional architecture/design and business problems; solutions are extensible; works to simplify, optimize, remove bottlenecks, etc.
  9. Mentors and advises others, sharing an in-depth understanding of company and industry methodologies, policies, standards, and controls.


Required Qualifications:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field
  2. Five to seven years of experience in software development or a related field
  3. Five to seven years of experience in database technologies
  4. Five to seven years of experience working on project(s) involving the implementation of solutions applying development life cycles (SDLC)


Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master's Degree in Computer Science, CIS, or related field
  2. Five to seven years of IT experience developing and implementing business systems within an organization
  3. Five to seven years of experience working with defect or incident tracking software
  4. Five to seven years of experience writing technical documentation in a software development environment
  5. Five to seven years of experience working with an IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) framework
  6. Five to seven years of experience working with source code control system
  7. Five to seven Experience working with Continuous Integration/ Continuous Deployment tools


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