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Senior Infrastructure Engineer- Database (remote)

Date:  Sep 22, 2022
Location: 

Remote, MA, US, Remote

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases - all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 2,700 people worldwide, most now working hybrid or remotely. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and outstanding team. EIS is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. Our mission is to transform lives by providing relevant and reliable information when, where, and how people need it. We are looking for bright and creative individuals whose unique differences will allow us to achieve this inclusive mission around the world.

 

We are looking for a seasoned technologist in our Database Operations practice for our private and public-cloud (AWS) infrastructure and operations domain. Primarily responsible for various database administration activities related to management of Oracle [Standard Edition] 19c, 12c and Postgres databases (installation, administration, backups, re-orgs., and any additional required maintenance stemming from proprietary application usage). Ensures sound security, integrity controls and monitoring protocols are in place. With user and assigned personnel, defines and specifies database access, structure, functional capabilities, etc.

 

Responsibilities

  • Monitors database performance and works closely with developers and users to tune queries and optimize database performance.
  • Ability to work closely with systems administrators and developers to develop optimized systems for data access.
  • Responsible for refreshing development and test databases from production data. Executes necessary tasks to accomplish this, including export, drop, create, and import using NetApp Snapcenter toolsets.
  • Assists in database design and implementation and maintains an understanding of the various databases used in the library content business.
  • Establishes various database objects, such as database procedures, indexes groups and roles in support of database applications and database schema.
  • Plans, coordinates, implements and supports database systems, working closely with Content production staff to anticipate and meet program requirements for database infrastructure.
  • Assures systems quality and maintenance of database dictionaries.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation as part of a DBA team (Bi-weekly rotation)
  • Test programs or databases, correct errors and make necessary modifications.
  • Modify existing databases and database management systems or direct programmers and analysts to make changes.
  • May be responsible for review ,design and migrate onprem Oracle workloads to AWS .
  • Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.

 

Qualifications

  • 8+ years experience with Relational [ Oracle, MySql, Postgres, AWS RDS] ,operations and/or solution deployment experience in a business-critical, high-availability context.
  • 5+ years of experience in design and implementation of large-scale database servers in onprem or cloud environment.
  • Working knowledge of Storage technologies [NetApp SnapCenter], shell scripting, SQLPlus.
  • Demonstrated expertise or additional certification in Oracle and database administration required.
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines and Automation.
  • Experience in database development and coding in various languages (SQL, PL SQL, Python etc.)
  • Understand and interpret infrastructure requirements such as Networking, Storage, and Hardware Optimization.
  • Implementation and tuning experience of Databases including knowledge of Schema Design, Query Tuning and Optimization, and Data Migration and Integrations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills - ability to effectively interact with all levels of staff and external contacts.
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills.
  • Skill in Database software installation, upgrades and patching
  • Skill in interviewing users and identifying their needs.
  • AWS cloud certifications for Database solutions.   

    Target Annual Salary Range: $115,710 - $165,300. This Pay Target range includes a bonus target of 5% of base salary. The actual salary offer will carefully consider a wide range of factors including your skills, qualifications, education, training, and experience, as well as the position’s work location. EBSCO provides a generous benefits program including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a retirement savings plan, paid parental leave, holidays and paid time off (PTO), as well as tuition reimbursement. View more about EBSCO’s benefits here: https://www.ebsco.com/about/benefits    

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. We strictly prohibit and do not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex, pregnancy status, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment. We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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