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Sr. DBA Programming

Posted: July 16, 2018
Company name: FlightGlobal
Location: Portland, Oregon
Country: United States
Poster represents: an employer
Terms of employment: Salaried employee
Hours: Full time
Description: Job Summary

We seek an experienced Senior DBA / Programmer with the skills, energy and business acumen to excel in the design, development and execution of ETL code and database schemas which power our data-driven internet applications for the commercial aviation industry. You are a highly accountable self-starter, able to learn quickly, work with limited direction, and communicate effectively. You will be working in a remote-teaming environment as a member of the Diio Database Administration team, and directly with internal developers. You will use your proficiency in all aspects of database administration and design for writing clean, well-documented code which automates the loading and management of our mission critical databases. Your contribution will be considered a success not only if your code performs according to spec, but also if the code is efficient and easy to extend and maintain. Diio's DBA programmers play an active role in projects from inception to delivery and are responsible for maintaining the over 30TB of raw data in over 1,000 tables within our databases.

Experience and Education
•5-7 years of DBA experience
•5+ years programming experience
•BS Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent experience required
•Unix (Linux)
Desired skills: Key Responsibilities

•Develop and support software to facilitate database administration
•Write and maintain ETL software to perform automated routine and ad-hoc loading of data into the database
•Resolve database performance issues through root cause investigation and analysis
•Collaborate with other database administrator programmers to ensure solutions chosen can be used across product squads, with system design that is flexible enough for multiple squad’s needs
•Engage with Technical Architects and Product Engineers, providing guidance and specifications for new schema and query design. Take responsibility for the implementation and impact of design decisions
•Research new technologies and make recommendations for upgrades or changes to back-office infrastructure
•Maintain stability and uptime for existing database infrastructure by monitoring database operations and performing periodic maintenance activities efficiently
•Support installation of new database infrastructure and equipment. Take ownership for monitoring its stability
Technical Skills
•Experience with object-oriented programming and writing production-quality code (Perl 5 experience preferred)
•Advanced knowledge of relational databases (design, infrastructure, maintenance, administration)
•Advanced SQL programming skills, preferably including server and query performance/tuning experience
•Strong problem-solving skills; able to perform root cause and impact analyses on database-related issues
•Familiarity with software change management tools (Git a plus) and process automation
•Comfortable working from the Unix command line
•Familiarity with Perl, Python, Percona/MySQL, PostgreSQL, Vertica a plus
•Familiarity with Business Intelligence tools and OLAP architectures a plus
•English fluency (spoken and written); able to discuss complex technical subjects with clarity and precision
Website for more information: www.reedbusiness.com
Contact information: Regina.miller@lexisnexisrisk.com

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