Database Engineer

  • location: Parsippany, NJ
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $67 - $70 per hour
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job description

Database Engineer

job summary:
The Senior Database Engineer provides database administration and engineering for new and enhancements to existing database environments to include performance of the following related tasks: software installation, upgrades, query writing, configuration, database creation, security, system monitoring and tuning, disaster recovery planning, implementation and backup and recovery.

 
location: Parsippany, New Jersey
job type: Contract
salary: $67 - 70 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Lead efforts to guide team to best practices for database usage, high availability and business continuity.
  • Create and enhance databases across internal and end-user applications.
  • Analyze existing database applications to migrate into or improve the functioning on the platform.
  • Participate in the design and implementation of large/complex databases
  • Administer database security across all database environments.
  • Provide guidance to other database administrators to expand the role and capabilities of the database environment.
  • Prepare periodic reports regarding unit's activities and goal attainment.
  • Maintain a state-of-the-art knowledge of existing best practices in database administration.
  • Mentor/train lower level database administrators.
  • Support database centric projects from inception to production deployment (all things database)
 
qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Minimum 7 years of database related experience.
 
skills:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work effectively across multiple business lines, external technology partners and fellow team members.
  • Proven ability to manage projects.
  • Excellent analytical and design skills at multiple product level.
  • Excellent research, analysis, project planning and implementation skills.
  • Aware of business issues as they impact overall project plans.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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