Sr. Cloud Database Engineer ($70-$90/HR)

Database Administrator in Irving, TX , Grapevine, TX

Posted 2019-08-15

Job Description
Our client is migrating existing applications to the cloud. As they stand up new applications in the cloud, they have a crucial need for talented and skilled database engineer that knows his or her way around SQL/MySQL (both developing for and administering it). Knowledge and experience with other DBs such as MongoDB, DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows (LUW), PostgreSQL/MySQL/MariaDB. SQL Server and Oracle would also be desired, since supporting other applications that utilize those databases will happen as well.

Our Client is looking for a Cloud Database Engineer with strong experience in database technologies to join their team. An elite team within the company that has the respect of senior leadership and who use Agile and Scrum methodologies to manage, develop, and deploy enterprise level and business to business applications.


Lead in all phases of database design and management including performance, data integrity, security, and capacity planning.
Support teams with best practices in SQL coding techniques and optimized statement solutions.
Review and develop new stored procedures for developers.
Troubleshoot production and related database issues - 24/7 on call rotation.
Install, maintain, upgrade and manage business critical database components for both production and non-production environments including MySQL, MS SQL Server, and Oracle.
Responsible for patch management, customized implementations, version control user management, service-level monitoring, and release methodologies.
Define, implement, and continuously improve database administrative policies for all database environments.
Analyze, implement, and manage database and application monitors for business-critical services.
Implement and manage disaster recovery strategies, including clusters and redundant services, for all database based critical systems.
Administer databases in a production and application development environment
Monitor and maintain database integrity ensuring backups, updates, and changes are working properly.
Create new database schemas and enhance performance of these databases.
Install and replicate servers.
Keep current on emerging database, storage and virtualization technology trends.
Experience with standing up and supporting databases in the cloud (either AWS or Azure).

5+ years of database engineering experience (SQL / MySQL)
3+ years of experience in managing all aspects of database administration including installation, configuration, capacity planning, and incident resolution
1 - 2 years of cloud DB experience.
Extensive experience supporting several database technologies, i.e.: PostgreSQL/MySQL/MariaDB (one of these, but prefer PostgreSQL)
2+ years working experience with MongoDB
Cloud experience - releasing / deploying to Cloud, RDS experience a plus
Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, connectivity and security issues.
Strong background in DB performance, tuning, and replication
Strong knowledge of database theory and best practices
DB2 LUW experience is REQUIRED (this is the system the client is migrating from)
SQL proficiency
Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering or equivalent technical or management training and experience
Intelent, LLC. is an advanced, lean operated boutique provider of talent (contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire, retained) and Human Resource/workforce solutions firm. With over twenty-five years of industry experience, we take strategic and unique approaches with identifying, thoroughly screening and validating candidates for select clients. We are a highly focused, highly productive, customer and candidate centric service provider.

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $70.00 to $90.00 /hour

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