Lead Database Engineer in Atlanta, GA at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 5/23/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Manages a team of data professionals with skill-sets ranging from report writing to database development to database administration. Works with development, QA, and product management using Scrum methodologies to set the team' s direction and priorities.  Creates a table-design vision and leads the team forwards towards this vision.

  • Create conceptual and physical database models.
  • Document and evangelize database standards and best practices.
  • Maintain and performance-tune SQL Server Databases, jobs, and SSRS Reports
  • Confirm database servers are backed up and meeting Recovery Point Objectives (RPO).
  • Manage deployment and automated build-processes for release database changes.
  • Identify and troubleshoot resource intensive or blocking operations on SQL Server.
  • Collaborate with developers on architectural and software design.
  • Review SQL scripts and make sure SQL coding standards used.
  • Mentor and supervise members of the database team.
  • Work with product management to groom user-stories.

Education / Experience
  • A completed H.S degree is required.
  • Bachelors of science in Computer Science or similar field preferred.
    • Relevant work experience and\or certification can be substituted for formal education.
  • 6 + years of related experience at a professional level.
  • At least one year in a leadership role of some kind.

Qualifications and requirements:
  • Expert skill in designing tables and stored procedures.
  • Strong understanding of execution plans, indexes, and SQL tuning.
  • SQL Server database administration.
  • Ability to be on-call to deal with production issues and for deployments.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.
  • Team leadership skills.
  • Ability to create, maintain, and tune multi-threaded SSIS jobs.
  • Knowledge of database reporting, preferably using SSRS.
  • Solid knowledge of the agile SCRUM process.

  • Prior experience with accounting, auto industry, Supply Chain Management, or retail companies.
  • Previous experience in a teaching or volunteering role in any field.
  • Familiarity with troubleshooting application logic.
  • Knowledge of LINQ or Entity Framework is a plus.
  • Experience with automated database deployments is a plus.
  • Experience using TeamCity or OctopusDeploy is a plus.
  • Experience with JIRA, Rally, or some comparable tool.