Database Engineer in Schaumburg, IL

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Zurich Insurance   •  

Schaumburg, IL 60195

Industry: Finance & Insurance


Not Specified years

Posted 56 days ago

CIS provides insurance and superior services through leading agents to protect America's farmers and ranchers. It's been an innovator in crop insurance since the crop insurance business was privatized by the federal government in 1980. Today it's one of the nation's largest crop insurance providers, offering risk management protection in all 50 states through a national network of about 4,000 professionally trained and licensed agents.

RCIS is currently seeking a Database Engineer to work out of Zurich's North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL in the Crop Technology unit within Information Technology and will report to the Technology Manager. This role may also sit in our RCIS location in Anoka, MN.

The Database Engineer consults with and advises senior management and multiple clients on high impact data or database management issues, while influencing strategic direction, and will lead various large-scale or moderately complex data/database management activities including one or more of the following:

Designing highly complex logical and/or physical databases

Leading highly complex data modeling, mapping, integration, and capacity planning efforts

Developing management policies, procedures and standards

Business requirements identification, analysis and development

Ensure security, audit and disaster recovery compliance for SQL databases

The Database Engineer will also have responsibility in handling technology refresh for database and related server systems, provide mentoring, guidance, and general oversight to other staff members and leading projects.

Client Internally Focused - The job's core deliverables rely on delivering service to internal clients, usually at the line manager or employee level. May involve sharing subject matter expertise to others in the organization or supporting others in their efforts to deliver on our promise.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the IT area


High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the IT area


Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the IT area


Experience in database administration

Preferred Qualifications:

4 or more years of SQL Server development, including strong knowledge of SQL Server, T-SQL, SSIS, SSRS and database modeling tools highly preferred

3 or more years of experience with public cloud database solutions

Experience with BI suite of tools, SharePoint, and Microsoft Dynamic CRM

DBA for on-premise SQL server instances and public cloud IaaS and PaaS implementations

Experience with replication between SQL and non-SQL server databases (DB2)

Performance monitoring, database, and SQL tuning

SQL License management and cost containment strategies

Database disaster recovery processes

Experience with database security and audit best practices

Experience providing support to development teams on infrastructure

Identifiable organizational and task prioritization skills (detail oriented)

Self-motivation and strong communication skills (oral and written) to manage customer relations.

Valid Through: 2019-10-14