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Senior Database Engineer

Company: NFI Industries
Location: Camden
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

The Senior Database Engineer works on a team comprised of Enterprise DBAs supporting Open Source DBs (MariaDB/MongoDB) and other commercial databases (Oracle/MS Sql Server). We are looking for a DB engineer who can bring strong expertise to help support our growing/transforming MariaDB and MongoDB database technologies. The Senior DBA will be primarily responsible for both engineering and implementing solutions, but will also provide escalation support as needed. The candidate will also collaborate with the broader teams (Platform/DevOps) to deliver solutions and drive change in support of the dynamic needs of the business. The engineer will be a primary resource in applying depth of knowledge and experience towards enabling our business to transition to the cloud. This engineer will report directly to the Manager of Database & Platform team.


* Monitor and support MongoDB/MariaDB database environments and serve as an escalation point for complex troubleshooting and interactive production support
* Schedules and coordinates database maintenance activities including reorganizations and restructures to meet business requirements
* Responsible for performance management, capacity planning, backups and recoverability
* Automate routine tasks and provide technical documentation
* Perform database tasks such as Profiling, Lock detection, Memory Usage, etc
* Apply best practices for schema/collection design for applications
* Identify, design, implement, test, and support new features related to improving performance and query optimization
* Stay current on emerging DB technologies and willingness to learn and apply new technologies to the environment, including Cloud adoption
* Perform ongoing upgrades and patches as required
* Assist in development and testing of disaster recovery plans.
* Adherence to company security policies
* Able to foster a collaborative and productive environment across NFI teams
* Able to undertake complex data analysis, using interpretive skills and business knowledge to draw conclusions and make recommendations
* Able to apply a range of advanced problem-solving techniques to complex business issues, and apply creativity to the development of solutions


* Degree - BA / BS in Information Technology or equivalent experience
* 5+ years of practical Database operation support experience
* 3+ years experience with MariaDB/MongoDB development, DB performance tuning, and query profiling
* Architectural knowledge for loading batch, delta, and change-data-capture data to DB cluster
* Expertise in building HA architectures
* Experience with products such as Galera, Atlas, Maxscale, etc
* Understanding of Cloud Native development, Cloud Infrastructure, Open Source Frameworks, one or more Cloud Environments (AWS, Azure, OCI, or other)
* Experience in a 24X7 support environment
* Strong knowledge of SQL query writing and optimization
* Strong knowledge of DB design, administration, and architecture
* Platforms: Windows, Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS
* Proficient in one or more scripting language (bash, python, etc)
* Proficient with virtualization software VMware
* Experience with cloud offerings (AWS, Azure, OCI)
* Experience with Containers technology
* Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
* Proficient with database tools
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Oracle and MS Sql Server experience a plus

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of NFI about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at NFI via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of NFI, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by NFI for this position and a valid agreement w

Keywords: NFI Industries, Camden , Senior Database Engineer, Engineering , Camden, New Jersey

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