Sr. Database Engineer in Dallas, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 11/25/2019

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Sr. Database Engineer – DFW


Architecting solutions, designing databases and tables, writing effective T-SQL stored procedures, and optimizing existing structures and code to ensure our users have the best, fastest experience possible
Advising, guiding, and providing input on a variety of business and technical challenges (we build and maintain complex algorithms that are heavily database driven)

Eagerness to write T-SQL code that will perform in a highly-transactional, 24/7/365 environment
A good understanding of SQL Server internals (and why that’ s important)
Comfort with an agile, fast-paced environment
The ability to creatively solve problems and overcome unique challenges with minimal supervision or hand-holding
Curiosity to better understand things like “ how the optimizer works” and to learn the “ why” that drives implementation choices
The desire to maintain open, consistent communication with peers, business teams, and management
BS in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
Design: create structures and code to solve complex problems in the best way
T-SQL: create tables, indexes, stored procedures, functions from scratch
SQL Server fundamentals: possess a strong grasp of how SQL Server works
Performance tuning: use instrumentation and DMVs to troubleshoot and optimize

Preferred Skills:
Well-versed in high-volume, highly-transactional systems
Working knowledge of DBA tasks (helps in design and performance tuning)
Experience with version control and deploying changes to QA and production