Lead Cloud Engineer

DTCC  •  Jersey City, NJ

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/08/17
Jersey City, NJ
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 07/08/17

Position Summary
Enterprise Information Services is seeking a Database Engineer with extensive experience in AWS Cloud. The Cloud Database Engineer role will focus on architecture, design, implementation of data solutions for applications designated for deployment to AWS and other Cloud providers. The role will require that the individual be familiar with current and emerging Database/Warehouse technologies, tools and system architectures. The position will include developing automation, baselines, best practices and standards for the migration of existing “on premises” applications and databases, and deployment of custom developed applications to the Cloud. The role requires an individual who can work closely with application developers, architects and infrastructure engineers to deliver solutions in a team oriented environment. The expectation is that this candidate will work with others in the organization to develop a new model for maintaining and supporting our applications’ data requirements as we establish a significant presence within the Cloud landscape. 

Principal Responsibilities

·  Contribute to Cloud strategy discussions and decisions on overall Cloud design and best approach for implementing Cloud solutions.  

·  Define best practices around migrating applications and required Databases to AWS and other Cloud providers.

·  Develop standards and procedures for all aspects of Database/Warehouses in the Cloud.

·  Identify system enhancement and automation opportunities for installing/maintaining database technologies, building, deploying and monitoring applications as well as alerting and remediating system outages.

·  Provide installation, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting support for database application software both on premises and in the Cloud.

·  Work closely with other infrastructure teams to deliver new environments and resolve problems related to existing infrastructure.

·  Design, test and support solutions for Disaster Recovery on premises and in the Cloud  

·  Support for the adoption of DevOps methodology and Agile project management

·  Diagram and document database Cloud implementations.

·  Provide mentoring, knowledge transfer and assist in training for other members of the database team.


·  Minimum of 5 years’ experience in database administration required.

·  Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with AWS Cloud database

Knowledge/ Skills

·  Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision.

·  Strong knowledge of AWS Cloud environment

·  Requires in-depth, hands-on expertise in Oracle 11g/12c  and Linux

·  Requires general knowledge and hands-on experience in all database disciplines, including logical and physical database design, database implementation, access optimization, security, storage management, system and application performance management, and database systems administration.

·  Knowledge of database internals, data dictionary, PL/SQL coding, Backup & Recovery concepts, database security and monitoring (Grid Control).

·  Experience with Oracle RAC, Oracle ASM, Oracle GoldenGate a plus

·  Strong knowledge of AWS Identity Access Management (IAM)  

·  Ability to write scripts (Perl, shell scripts, PHP, Jython) for automation of database builds and deployments.

·  Excellent oral and written communication skills along with and ability to communicate at all levels of the organization

·  Strong troubleshooting skills

·  Experience with provisioning and configuration tools like AWS CloudFormation, Chef and Puppet a plus.

·  Experience with Docker containers a plus

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