Database Administrator / Big Data Engineer

ePrize   •  

Detroit, MI

5 - 7 years

Posted 244 days ago

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The Database Administrator / Big Data Engineer is responsible for designing, implementing, deploying, and supporting various data management technologies and architectures.  In partnership with business leaders, key stakeholders and cross-functional project teams, the Database Administrator / Big Data Engineer will be an active contributor in a collaborative team structure and will have the opportunity to accelerate the delivery of and improve the quality of HelloWorld products providing increased operational excellence, a greater client experience and other strategic objectives.  

Description and Responsibilities

  • Design data management systems, implement schemas, storage architectures and access rights.
  • Perform data loads and optimize data for extraction and reporting use.
  • Assist with ETL jobs and transformations to populate a data warehouse.
  • Maintain complex databases by performing appropriate database management functions (e.g., maintain space availability, rebuilds indexes, file cleanup, runs utilities to check database integrity) to ensure optimum capacity and application performance.
  • Monitor, report, and analyze usage trends and statistical output in order to maintain quality control and high performance of the data retrieval from a database or other data storage.
  • Implement updates, fixes, performance tuning and optimization.
  • Develop database maintenance procedures and tools, utilizing industry best practices.
  • Define database validation requirements to ensure database integrity.

Job Specifications and Competencies

  • 5-10+ years of experience working in technology
  • Experience with Big Data, especially Hadoop, HDFS, MapReduce
  • 3+ years of experience as a DBA
  • BS degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • Experience with databasearchitecture, data modeling and analyzing requirements for database design
  • Strong understanding of databasesecurity
  • Excellent debugging, problem solving and testing skills
  • Experience in data warehouse concepts, ETL tools such as Informatica, Pentaho, Apache Spark
  • Experience using reporting tools such as Power BI and Qlik
  • Good interpersonal/management skills and capable of working individually and as part of a team