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Senior Cloud Engineer

Worldwide Express

Dallas, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Cloud Business Apps
  • Post Date: 08/03/2022
  • Website: wwex.com
  • Company Address: 2323 Victory Ave., Suite 1600, Dallas, Texas 75201, US

About Worldwide Express

Worldwide Express is a top-rated third-party logistics company, helping more than 92,000 small to medium-sized businesses ship smarter.

Job Description

PURPOSE:

The cloud database administrator will use the tools and processes provided within the database software to support the enterprise databases running on Cloud-based database as a service platform.  The DBA will support the application developers in day-to-day support of their development and keep the database performing efficiently for our business applications.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES & OUTCOMES:

  • Provide technical support to application development team for projects.
  • Translate data models into schemas.
  • Develop data streaming solutions for reporting and disaster recovery preparedness
  • Provide review and support of query development, including reactive tuning
  • Provide support of enterprise data and data architecture.
  • Provide support for application interface to databases.
  • Trouble shoot database issues and provide resolution.
  • Perform database admin duties including maintenance and proactive tuning
  • Support database services to schedule patches, manage capacity, and data lifecycle.
  • With the support of the cloud team, build automation and scheduled jobs.
  • Develop metrics and reporting of database health and efficiency, including configuration of alerts and building runbooks for the operational support team.
  • Partner with vendors for infrastructure, database support, and back up management.
  • Implements and enforces security for all databases
  • Knowledge of database implementation in cloud and interfacing with applications in cloud.
  • Provide mentorship to DBA team members and will be expected to help develop and support non-DBA team members with database related tasks.

SKILLS:

  • Experience with Production ElasticSearch or AWS OpenSearch Required
  • A familiarity of PostgreSQL Database Administration/Architecture
  • An awareness of AWS Aurora
  • Experience of Unix/Linux operating system
  • A good knowledge of partitioning, indexing, and performance tuning
  • A good knowledge of logical database design

 

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU:

  • Experience 5-10 years
  • Able to participate in after-hours on-call support rotation.

 

Other details

  • Job Family IT
  • Pay Type Salary