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Senior Database Engineer
Ref No.: 17-03977
Location: Norwalk, Connecticut
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 135,000.00 /Year
Our Client is a Billion Dollar start-up unicorn that focuses on Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery solutions. Since established in 2007 they have grown to over 800 employees with 9 offices around the world with a goal to provide the best possible services at under market prices.

They are currently seeking a Senior Database Engineer to join their project team based out of Norwalk CT which is responsible for building out their databases and administering their 200+ Petabytes of data.

Primary Responsibilities for Senior Database Engineer:
  • Work with application developers to design and implement efficient schemas and optimize queries and connection management
  • 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
Desired Skills and Experience for Senior Database Engineer:
  • 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
  • Appreciation of ACID compliance and differences between various isolation levels and locking algorithms
  • Familiarity with Linux on Production systems
  • Ability to
    • write scripts in bash, perl or python to automate database maintenance
    • use a configuration management system, like Salt, Chef or Puppet, to install and configure databases
    • configure a monitoring system, like Nagios or Zabbix, to watch database servers
  • Experience with
    • standard MySQL replication, Galera Cluster and MySQL Cluster
    • PostgreSQL replication
    • Cassandra schema modeling and cluster tuning
  • 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
  • Generous Equity Option package
  • Unlimited vacation Days
  • Education reimbursement
  • 401k match up to 6% and it is fully vested after 2 years
  • If you are single  100 percent of your health plan is covered. If you have a family, they will cover 75% of your plan.
  • Up to $250/yr on gym membership
  • Pet insurance 100% paid
  • Frequently catered lunch and breakfast as well as fully stocked kitchens

Third Party Applications Not Accepted