• American Express - Data Engineer I - Couchbase/Netezza Jobs in Bangalore,India

  • American Express
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  • 6 - 10 Years
  • Posted : above 1 month

Job Description:

- Focus Designs, develops, troubleshoots, evaluates, modifies, deploys and documents all data components (data architecture, logical and physical data models, database objects and database administration) that meet the needs of customer-facing applications, business applications, and/or internal end-user applications

- Organizational Context Member of a database management team or database support team reporting to a Senior Data Engineer, Senior Data Architect, Engineering Director or Director of Technical Delivery

Key Responsibilities

- Partner with the product teams to understand business data requirements, identify data

- Needs and data sources to create data architecture

- Documents data requirements / data stories and maintains data models to ensure seamless integration into existing data architectures

- Manages data assets as per the enterprise standards, guidelines and policies

- Documents processing requirements inclusive of data and transaction volumes, scalability, security and performance requirements

- Creates and maintains detailed information about the data being stored in the database

- Understands the database requirements and translate into physical database design

- Follows data placement procedures and re-use of existing databases when possible

- Builds and enhances database design and infrastructure required to support the Business portfolio

- Performs database design review and supports database testing

- Provides production environment support for database systems and processes

- Communicates and works collaboratively with business and product teams to support changes and implementation

- Write instructions to guide database operators during production runs

- Work on assigned database features for ongoing sprints and manage database requirements based on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues

- Partner with delivery architects and engineers to design optional data tier solutions to meet platform objectives and goals

- Function as an active member if an agile team through consistent development practices (tools, components, and documentation)

- Identify opportunities to adopt innovative technologies


A) Education & Experience 6+ years of data architecture and database development experience in a professional environment and/or comparable experience such as

- Familiar with Agile or other rapid application development methods

- Experience with design and development across EDB Postgres, Couchbase, Cassandra, Netezza and Yellowbrick database platforms

- A broader understanding of other Relational & NoSQL Database Technologies

- Hands-on expertise with database design both ER Modeling and NoSQL Data Modeling using tools like ERStudio & Hackolade

- Hands-on expertise in DB Performance Tuning, Query Optimization & Troubleshooting

- Bachelors Degree in computer science, computer science engineering, or related field required; advanced degree preferred

B) High-performing Behaviors

- Identifies opportunities to adopt innovative technologies to enable business capabilities

- Able to challenge the status quo and drive innovation by generating creative ideas and solutions

- Keeps up-to-date on current research and technology in the industry

- Understands technical aspects of the job and uses appropriate technology for the situation at hand

- Tries new approaches when problem-solving, seeking ideas, or suggestions from others as appropriate

- Carries out systematic and rational analysis to identify the root cause of problems

- Recognizes the importance of teamwork to achieve objectives

- Is clear when explaining ideas and concepts to others, communication is structured and easy to understand

- Manages multiple tasks effectively - progresses work in parallel

- Adapts to change quickly and easily

- Handles problems and acts on own initiative without being prompted

- Knows when to escalate decisions and when to make on-the-spot decisions

C) Knowledge/Skills

- Strong analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to understand and document business data requirements in complete, accurate, extensible and flexible logical data models using data modeling tools like ErStudio, Hackolade, etc

- Able to facilitate discussions between small groups of Technology and business people, recognize issues of conflict and inconsistency between data requirements and pursue a resolution of these issues

- Understands XML/JSON and schema development/reuse, Open Source and NoSQL will be an added advantage

- Able to establish, modify or maintain data structures and associated components according to design

- Understands Metadata Management and Database Management concepts

- Creates data models using the relevant tools and frameworks

- Partners with Sr Data Engineers and Sr Data architects to create platform level data models and database designs

- Technical knowledge of DBMS products and ecosystem - eg storage formats, access algorithms, data management processes, administration, data maintenance, replication, high availability, encryption, etc-

- Ability to monitor and tune databases and DBMS- s to reach high performance - eg use data monitoring and analysis tools, tune configuration parameters, alter physical designs, benchmark, etc

- Has a working knowledge of the range of tools used in the planning, analyzing, designing, building, testing, configuring and maintaining of assigned application(s)

- Able to participate in assigned team- s software delivery methodology (Agile, Scrum, Agile XP, Test-Driven Development, Waterfall, etc)

- Understands and has practical experience with infrastructure technologies and components like servers, jvms and networking concepts

- Application of industry best practices, processes and standards

- Identifies a number of ways to do things differently that will continuously improve the product

- CI/CD Integration tools like Jenkins, Liquibase, etc

- Project Management tools like Rally, Jira, etc

- SDLC Methodologies and Practices

- Metadata Management and Database Management

- System/Platform Domain Knowledge

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Employment Type : Full Time
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Deadline : 09th Feb 2020

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