Database Engineer

MicroStrategy - Washington D.C. Metro Area

Posted 755 days ago
  • Experience
    Mid-Senior level
  • Job function
    Information Technology
  • Employment type
  • Industry
    Computer Software
  • Job ID
  • Committed to hiring veterans

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Job description

This position is responsible for the successful and efficient administration of Database operations that support Business Intelligence technologies. The Engineer’s primary role is to install, configure, monitor and tune our database servers in Microstrategy Cloud Environment.

Job Duties (include but not limited to):

  • Install, configure DB servers, monitor DB server usage, Perform query tuning and manage all aspects of our database environments in medium to large scale Data Center environments around the world
  • Troubleshoot and resolve various DB issues include problem with data modeling, query design, security control, backup/restore, disaster recovery, import / export data, ETL performance and optimize very large DB Data Warehouse operations
  • Perform daily routine DBA tasks and execute optimization techniques to maximize the efficiency of all database systems
  • Assist in the ongoing development and documentation of various systems, policies, procedures and customer deliverables
  • Define, document & implement configuration standards for systems and databases
  • Provide on-call support & remote computing needs

Desired Skills and Experience

Job Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in building and managing multi-terabyte databases in a medium to large scale Data Center environments
  • Current experience building and maintaining industry leading data warehouse technologies
  • Strong database background with experience in at least one of the following databases: Netezza, SQL Server, ParAccel, MySQL, and Oracle
  • Able to learn new RDBMX quickly and perform DBA duties with little instruction.
  • Great attention to detail and the ability to use sound judgment to effectively solve problems within the scope of the position
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving and troubleshooting skills in both structured and unstructured environments
  • Ability to efficiently handle multiple projects with shifting priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Able to produce professional documentation and manage small initiatives

MicroStrategy is an Equal Opportunity Employer

About this company


MicroStrategy, a global leader in business intelligence technology, provides reporting, analysis, and monitoring software that enables leading organizations to make better business decisions every day. MicroStrategy empowers business users to make informed decisions by providing timely, relevant, and accurate answer to their business questions. At MicroStrategy, opportunities for career development are as boundless as your ideas and your creativity. Your passion, energy, intelligence and resourcefulness define you. Your hard work, dedication and history of achievement will inspire others. These are the qualities that will propel you to succeed along the path you choose - they are also the qualities we respect, seek and sustain.As one of our valued employees, we invite you to contribute to our customers' success and reach your highest potential. The collective energy, creativity and support of our employees is what sets us apart and makes MicroStrategy a great place to work. 

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