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Lead Database Engineer

Company: Empower Partnerships
Location: Phoenix
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Lead Database Engineer will be responsible for directly managing highly available PostgreSQL clusters. This role will be expected to be well-informed and highly experienced with cloud-native databases in terms of architecture, development, and support.
Lead Database Engineer Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor system performance and identify problems that arise
  • Respond in a timely manner to user-reported errors
  • Protect the database against threats or unauthorized access
  • Ensure that the database is adequately backed up and able to be recovered in the event of memory loss
  • Report on metrics regarding usage and performance
  • Suggest changes and improvements for database maintenance or protection
  • Liaise regularly with IT project managers and database programmers
  • Monitor databases and related systems to ensure optimized performance
  • Perform debugging procedures on database scripts and programs, as well as resolve conflicts
  • Adhere to best practices in securely storing, backing up, and archiving data
  • Document processes related to database design, configuration, and performance
  • Keep abreast of developments and best practices in database engineering Lead Database Engineer Qualifications:
    • A bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field is preferred but not essential
    • At least seven years of Postgres experience and proficiency in functionality and features
    • Experience working with AWS Aurora PostgreSQL
    • In-depth knowledge of Structured Query Language (SQL)
    • Extensive experience with database technologies and architecture
    • Sound knowledge of best practices in database engineering and data security
    • Experience working collaboratively with application development teams to implement solutions
    • Experience working in a high-volume and low-latency transactional environment with very large database objects Primary Engagement:
      • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
      • Remote work from a home office
      • Some travel to company-related events is required
        K16 Solutions Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Keywords: Empower Partnerships, Phoenix , Lead Database Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Phoenix, Arizona

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