• SQL Database Engineer

    Location US-IL-Bannockburn
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/10/2018 12:16 PM)
    Job ID
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    Position Type
    Regular Full Time
  • General Responsibilities

    Summary: Provides technical direction for the development, design and implementation of efficient, scalable, highly available database applications.  Possesses advanced technical, organizational and communication skills to serve as a lead database engineer for a project, or work under others in a support capacity.  This involves gathering requirements, analyzing and designing a solution, implementing, testing, and supporting the solution once it is live.  Manage to a timeline, and communicate to IT and PMO when project scope or timelines change, or additional resources are needed.  The Senior Database Engineer is responsible for mentoring DB Developers and is expected to help drive improvements and efficiencies within the overall Development organization.
    - Coordinate technical approaches with Software Engineering teams.
    - Coordinate implementations while maintaining a high level of accountability and transparency in order to safeguard the platform and customers.
    - Enhance and drive existing database development practices and processes towards best practices.
    - Create stored procedures
    - Work with programmers to tune SQL code
    - Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers
    - Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems
    - Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets
    - Assist production support and DBA teams for operational issues by occasional on-call duties
    - Create scripts and SSIS packages for data integration, data maintenance, projects
    - Design, develop and implement complex database systems, programs and applications
    - Work with IT, PMO and users to identify and develop system requirements taking into account desired results, hardware limitations and operating requirements. Write, maintain and review functional and technical specifications.
    - Keeps abreast of evolving Database technologies and best practices and recommend improvements as appropriate.
    - Develop and mentor team

    Mandatory Requirements

    - B.S. or higher in a related scientific or technical discipline.
    - Minimum of 4years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server
    - Minimum of 4 years of experience with T-SQL development.
    - Minimum of 2-3 years of experience Microsoft Business Intelligence Development Studio (BIDS). SSIS.
    - Minimum of 5 years of experience regarding database replication, mirroring, backups.
    - Minimum of 4 years of experience with tuning and optimizing database performance.
    Donlen is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.
    EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets


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