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Senior Database Architect

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20200012401
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Description

This architecture role is a hands-on, leadership role combining technical expertise with strategic vision and mentoring in the implementation of relational database technology in a cloud environment at enterprise scale. A successful candidate will have deep expertise in at least one major RDBMS (PostgreSQL preferred) as well as significant operational experience in large-scale database deployments in a cloud environment. Additional experience in non-relational database architecture and design is extremely desirable.

You will guide and mentor a team of database professionals and architects to plan, enhance, and implement enhancements to our data layer, supporting numerous business and operational functions, and providing a reliable, scalable, stable data platform upon which our business can continue to grow. You will be part of an architecture team responsible for overall systemwide data strategy, resiliency, performance, and efficiency.

Job Responsibilities:

• Articulate, define, and execute on data tier strategic vision and capabilities to support application and customer business requirements in a distributed, cloud environment.
• Plan, architect, and guide delivery of critical, complex database features at enterprise scale, including purge/archive, backup/recovery, data refresh, and overall database architecture and scalability.
• Develop and enforce standards for database design and development best practices, and design tools to enforce these practices at scale.
• Continuously evaluate current trends in the data technology space and provide recommendations on best practices and new / differentiating capabilities, including active vendor engagement and product roadmap review and feedback.
• Collaborate with development and operations leadership to identify data tier feature gaps, improvement opportunities, and proactive enhancements to increase quality of service.
• Develop and enforce best practices for application use of database, in conjunction with database development and database administration teams.

Qualifications

• Expertise more than one major relational database (preferably PostgreSQL / EPAS) such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Aurora, etc.
• Expert knowledge of database architecture and implementation planning and execution, and demonstrated delivery of enterprise-scale database
• Expert knowledge of efficient database configuration and schema design for OLTP, OLAP, DW use cases
• Expert-level understanding of database query tuning and optimization
• Demonstrated experience of architecting databases in cloud platforms such as Google GCP, AWS, Azure.
• Working knowledge of at least one major non-relational database, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, Redis, Couchbase, DynamoDB, etc.
• Working knowledge of one or more cloud data warehouse (BigQuery, Snowflake, Redshift)
• Working knowledge of middleware / application access methods to database including connection pools, JDBC, etc.
• Working knowledge of software development lifecycle stages required to support Javascript, Java, SQL, and other enterprise languages.
• Executive-level communication abilities and able to explain complex deployment topics to both non-technical and technical staff.

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