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Senior Cloud SQL Database Engineer


Reston, VA, US

Req ID:  1708
Level of experience:  Senior Level
Remote:  No
Travel Required:  None

Senior Cloud SQL Database Engineer sought by Ellucian Company L.P. in Reston, VA 40 hrs/wk. Duties: Conduct root cause analyses of poor performance and instability of database systems that are escalated from Tier 2 Support teams. Design, develop, and document processes, procedures, and tools for diagnosing and fixing known bugs and problems, for improving efficiency, and for automating common tasks. Analyze changes in each database version release, hot fix, or service pack and update the existing documents, processes, procedures, and tools to make sure that they continue to work with these changes. Document and escalate database related application issues with detailed analyses to the product Development teams. Install, configure, upgrade, migrate, backup, restore, troubleshoot, and tune a large number of database systems in a 24x7 production environments. Collaborate with Infrastructure and Applications teams on efforts to improve database performance, stability, and availability. Install, setup, and configure third party tools for collecting and analyzing database performance and stability issues. Write standard operating procedures and train database administrators and support engineers to perform new tasks and use new tools. Work independently or with very little supervision on all projects. Min. Requirements: bachelor's degree or higher in computer information systems, computer science, computer engineering, or related field, or foreign equivalent plus minimum of five years of progressive experience developing automation tools using Powershell, PERL, PHP, python, or ruby for a large production environment with 1,000+ servers, and maintaining code in a version control system such as GIT. Specific skills or other requirements: 5 years of experience in installing, configuring, upgrading, migrating, backing up, restoring, troubleshooting, and tuning microsoft SQL server databases in a large 24x7 production environment on AWS cloud. 2 years of experience troubleshooting SQL server database performance using native tools such profiler, activity monitor, data collector, dynamic management views, extended events, and performance monitor. 2 years of experience with AWS VPC, EC2, S3, EBS, RDS, ELB, SNS, AMI, IAM, KMS, route 53, cloudwatch, and lambda. 1 year of experience with scrum development methodology and JIRA. Reply with resume to: Dawn Dieterly Rowe, 4 Country Malvern, PA 19355




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