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Software Engineer
Ref No.: 18-08453
Location: New York, New York
Global financial firm located in New York, NY has an immediate contract opportunity for a Software Engineer.

*No third parties please*

The Software Engineer will work within the centralized DB engineer group and support the software infrastructure required to operate and integrate database related products into a secure global database environment.

The core responsibilities of this role include:
o Engineer/sustain scripts to manage relational database products such as postgres
o Ensure products meet the necessary security, supportability, performance requirements
o Create, review, maintain and update documentation.
o Document & Publish fixes in central knowledge base.
o Dissemination of knowledge amongst colleagues.

The individual chosen for this position should have knowledge and experience in the following areas:
o High level of competence in multiple languages including python, Perl, Ksh, C
o Good understanding of UNIX and/or Linux system fundamentals
o SQL programming skills
o Knowledge of common third party tools to manage large database environments.
o Strong troubleshooting mindset
o Expertise and practical experience using and implementing Kerberos
o Expertise in designing enterprise large-scale software infrastructures
o Good presentation, interpersonal, and written skills
o A team player with the ability to work in a demanding environment.
o Knowledge of Greenplum and Postgres is a plus