Posted 5 months ago

We are seeking technically skilled Database Engineer who are capable of holding positions of great responsibility. Being both an administrative and technical role, the Database Engineer should display both sound technical skills and administrative aptitude. You should have extensive knowledge of the databases under your administration, be the first respondent to database problems that arise and carry out periodic maintenance and troubleshooting.

In addition, Database Engineers are analytic problem-solvers and communicators who are fluent in most data manipulation languages.

Database Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop and implement database systems based on customer requirements.
  • Focus on database layout and normalization.
  • Develop best practices for database design, proper data modelling, and development.
  • Responding in a timely manner to user-reported errors.
  • Optimize database systems for performance efficiency.
  • Develop database tables, dictionaries and query optimization.
  • Ability to formalize database relationships.
  • Create complex functions, scripts, stored procedures to support application development
  • Ensure data quality and integrity in databases.
  • Create complex functions, scripts, stored procedures to support application development
  • Protecting the database against threats or unauthorized access.
  • Ensuring that the database is adequately backed up and able to be recovered in the event of data loss.
  • Ability to work with users of various backgrounds/knowledge.
  • Suggesting changes and improvements for maintenance or protection.
  • Regularly liaising with IT project managers and database programmers.

Database Engineer Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • Proficiency in data manipulation languages, including MS SQL, Oracle Database, Hadoop or PostgreSQL.
  • Analytic mindset and good problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable in Agile Development Methodology, especially Scrum / SAFe
  • Successful candidate is subject to a background investigation by the government and must be able to meet the requirements to hold a position of public trust.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Highly organized and responsible.
  • Confidence working under pressure.
  • Maintaining an awareness of trends and developments in database administration.

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