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Database Solutions Architect

Date:  May 5, 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.

Focus:

We are looking for a seasoned technologist in our Database Architecture practice for our private and public-cloud (AWS) infrastructure and operations domain. This role will leverage their deep technical knowledge of relational /non relational Database architectures to help drive our strategy with maintenance, migrations and efficiency improvements database layer. Database Architects serve as the primary architectural coach for a database operations team and several teams across multiple Agile Release Trains (ARTs), ensuring that team-led design/developement runs in sync with the underlying database platform.

 

 

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Experience designing and developing complex data solutions including integration between systems and environments.
  • Involvement in our most complex technical projects with oversight of the solution as a whole for DB migrations from SQL server/Oracle to AWS aurora Stack
  • Design and plan go forward strategy for DB workloads and its lifecycle.
  • Working knowledge of modern software development practices such as agile methodologies and DevOps.
  • Identifies and consults on moderate-high complexity data structure and/or data content issues and develops effective solutions
  • Lead-by-example mindset to create POC’s for design and architectural requirements.
  • Educating/Mentoring members of the team for go forward strategy.
  • Establish best practices to be used across multiple projects
  • Work on modern and emerging technologies and cloud adoption

 

 

Preferred Skills

 

  • 10+ years experience with Relational [SQL Server, Oracle, MySql, Postgres,AWS RDS] and/or Non-Relational Database implementation [Mongo, DocumentDB], operations and/or solution deployment experience in a business-critical, high-availability context.
  • 8+ years of experience in design and implementation of large-scale data platforms/solutions using major Cloud platforms: Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • AWS certifications preffered.
  • Experience in defining and implementing legacy modernization and migration roadmaps for large scale applications, databases (Oracle/SQL Server to PostgreSQL) and database optimization
  • Technical degrees in computer science, software engineering, or mathematics or equivalent experience.
  • Experience developing database solutions on AWS via Redshift, Aurora, RDS, etc.
  • Experience in database development and coding in various languages (SQL, PL SQL, Python etc.)
  • Excellent knowledge of software and application design and architecture
  • Website/web services as well as traditional IT networking, operations, management, and security experience.
  • Understand and interprete infrastructure requirements such as Networking, Storage, and Hardware Optimization.
  • Creating automated solutions for  deployment, testing and lifecycle of DB workloads.
  • Implementation and tuning experience of Databases including knowledge of Schema Design, Query Tuning and Optimization, and Data Migration and Integration.

COVID VACCINATION REQUIREMENT: As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all current and newly-hired EIS employees in the United States are required to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by their date of hire.
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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