DBA Engineer

  • location: Westport, CT (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $75 per hour

job description

DBA Engineer

job summary:
The Database Engineering team is responsible for architecting, building and operating an On-Premise and

Cloud Database Platform as a Service for all departments throughout the company.

We are looking for a highly motivated and talented Senior MS SQL Server DB Engineer to drive the strategic

Hybrid Cloud Database Platform and keep our clients at the forefront of latest RDBMS technologies.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Position Requirements:

- 10+ years experience as an MS SQL Server Database DBA and Engineer (plan, build, operate) in

mission critical multi-TB database environments

- 5+ years experience of Engineering and Automating large transactional and analytical database

systems with exacting availability, security and performance SLAs including design, coding, unit

testing and release management

- 5+ years experience with other data platforms: Azure SQL, NoSQL, Data and Software Migration

off RDBMS, AWS DBs (e.g.,RDS)

- Proven track record of database architectural design and performance assessments

- Thorough understanding of SQL Server database internals

- In depth experience of SQL Server stack on virtualized platforms

- Proficiency in T-SQL, PowerShell, Azure scripting

- Self-motivation and the ability to learn and apply new technologies in a fast paced environment

- strong written, oral and presentation skills

- Interested in challenges and excited by the responsibility of meeting the requirements of an

exacting technology environment 
location: WESTPORT, Connecticut
job type: Contract
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
- Provide Design & Engineering expertise for a centralized MS SQL Server Platform consisting of

thousands of mission critical databases for financial research, portfolio management and trading

- Automate build and operations functionality, delivered through in-house and third party tools to

achieve uninterrupted DBMS Operations

- Liaise with product managers and infrastructure engineering teams to integrate DBaaS into

Bridgewater's technology ecosystem

- Work with the database migration team to help define and refine the strategy for migrating

existing on-prem databases to the cloud

- Provide database best practices & standards, performance testing and R&D to application


- Provide mentoring and leadership and act as technical escalation point for DBA's and software


  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • DBA

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