• Director Database Engineering Jobs in United States Of America - 25724537

  • Avalara
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

The Director Database Engineering is responsible for the maintenance of the system databases in MS SQL and other environments in a manner that ensures services are accessible on a 24 x 7 basis

Minimum Skills

Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining high-availability SQL databases in a SaaS environment preferably a MS SQL Cluster environment in AWS
Deep expertise in MS SQL Server 2008/2012/2014, including SQL server operations and SQL query optimization
Hands-on SSRS and SSIS experience
Thorough knowledge of configuration and tuning, backup and recovery, transaction log management, replication, cluster configuration, maintenance, performance tuning, and indexes
Solid understanding of security concepts, principles and practices, including fundamental knowledge of OSI model
OLTP and OLAP support and design experience
7 to 10 years of experience implementing, maintaining and architecting database solutions using Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle (preferably 102 or higher), including experience using Procedural SQL constructs
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Desirable Skills

Exposure to RDS, Aurora, and Redshift databases
MySQL
SAN experience

Required Education
Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent years of work experience

Job Duties

Administer all aspects of the production databases for the telecom billing system, including applying patches, upgrading or migrating the RDBMS, and planning for appropriate storage capacity Troubleshoot performance issues
Recommend changes to improve application performance
Develop and implement disaster recovery plans
Implement industry standard best practices for ongoing database administration

Develop and maintain expert-level knowledge in database design architecture and physical data modeling, including debugging, profiling, and problem solving
Work with business personnel to develop logical data models and service level agreements for capacity, performance, and reliability requirements for new and existing applications
Assist the business in deciding which database platform to utilize for a given application
Work with the Development team to migrate applications from one platform to another as needed
Design, implement, function test, load test packages, stored procedures, triggers and other database objects to support new and existing applications
Develop, enforce, and maintain appropriate database change control procedures for the database objects
Exercise appropriate control and oversight of all data to keep all taxpayer, employee and financial data secure
Review existing processes and recommend changes or institute new processes as necessary, including the areas of monitoring, upgrades, and tuning
Generate high-quality project documentation, such as architecture designs, implementation plans, design documents, test plans, etc
Provide technical escalation and be on call during designated periods
Mentor other members of the technical team database administration practices and procedures
Stay abreast of industry best practices regarding new methods and technologies and adopt these new methods and technologies as appropriate
Other job duties as assigned

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transaction taxes, including sales and use, VAT, excise, communications, and other tax types The company delivers comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions designed to be fast, accurate, and easy to use The Avalara Compliance Cloud platform helps customers manage complicated and burdensome tax compliance obligations imposed by state, local, and other taxing authorities throughout the world

Avalara offers more than 600 pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications, making the integration of tax and compliance solutions easy for customers Each year, the company processes billions of indirect tax transactions for customers and users, files more than a million tax returns, and manages millions of tax exemption certificates and other compliance documents

Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the US and overseas in the UK, Belgium, Brazil, and India More information at wwwavalaracom

The perks of working at Avalara go beyond amazing physical spaces and a Tiki Bar Were committed to continued progress in diversity and inclusion As an employee at Avalara, youll have the opportunity to join resource groups focused on diversity of thought, engage with your local or global community about topics that matter to you and the organization and receive continued education around inclusion and development As Avalara grows, so do the voices within it Its time to hear your voice

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, gender, nation of origin, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law We thrive on diversity and encourage people from all walks of life to apply to Avalaras open positions

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Application Programming
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 22nd Jul 2020

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