What you’ll be doing...

Our customers have high expectations for our digital eCommerce platforms - speed, responsiveness and constant availability. That’s where you come in. You will guide team members to design and implement optimal solutions to complex problems and meet critical business needs. Your optimization and performance skills will help other engineering teams and our vendors drive better digital eCommerce architecture and solutions.

  • Handling the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server and PostGreSQL RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications.
  • Handling the development and sustainment of the SQL Server/PostGreSQL Transactional Databases and Reporting Databases for our ordering and billing suite of applications, ensuring its operational readiness (security, health and performance), executing data loads, and performing data modeling in support of multiple development teams. Supporting an enterprise application suite of program management tools.
  • Leading a team of Development DBAs, coordinating and following up on tasks assigned to the team members.
  • Managing SQL Server and PostGreSQL Aurora databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
  • Configuring and maintaining database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Applying data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations.
  • Refining and automating regular processes, track issues, and document changes.
  • Providing 24x7 support for critical production systems as 2nd tier support.
  • Performing scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
  • Sharing domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
  • Researching and evaluating new databases, technologies, and trends to provide innovative ideas and solutions to improve the existing infrastructure and support new projects and requirements.

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with MS SQL Server/PostGreSQL Administration/Development experience.
  • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server/PostGreSQL on AWS.
  • Experience with database replication, hot standby, clustering, and table partitioning.

Even better if you have:

  • Master's degree in computer science or related discipline.
  • Experience with PostgreSQL in the cloud, including Amazon RDS.
  • Ability to apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations.
  • Independently analyzed, solved, and corrected issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Creation and management of ETL applications and pipelines, TalenD ETL tool knowledge.
  • Working knowledge of Configuration Management systems such as Chef, Ansible, or Puppet.
  • Working knowledge of Docker and production experience with PostgreSQL or other databases in a Dockerized environment.
  • Experience with RabbitMQ, stream processing, and other related technologies.
  • Python/Json knowledge.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Flexibility, a team player, with a “get-it-done” mindset.
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams.
  • Solid technical skills, as well as demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Capability of working independently and collaboratively.
  • Ability to mentor and coach team members.

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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