Senior Database Engineer - Public Cloud
Kforce Inc

Newport Beach, California

Posted in Recruitment Consultancy
about 1 month ago

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Job Info


Kforce has a client that is searching for an experienced Senior Database Engineer - Public Cloud in Newport Beach, CA.Overview:Our Client's database team is looking for a Senior Database Engineer - Public Cloud, to work in a fast paced environment, providing both production & development support. This position will work closely with various development groups across the firm, and should demonstrate his/her ability as a Technical Subject Matter Expert on the team. Essential Duties:
  • Provide production support, solutions and expertise for Cloud Database Platforms
  • Partner with engineering teams, business units to design, develop and deploy AWS Relational, NoSQL and Data Lake architectures
  • Ability to troubleshoot difficult issues quickly, deliver RCA and resolve in a 24x7 production environment
  • Support performance testing and application benchmarking activities
  • Provide recommendations and guidance for improvements of our design
  • Collect, monitor and alert on system health metrics
  • Work off hours/weekends as required for maintenance


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Management Information Systems or equivalent
  • At least 1 recent platform certification or specialty in AWS is nice to have
  • 8+ years of database development support
  • 3+ years of production experience supporting Cloud Database Platforms (Aurora, RDS, DocumentDB, Snowflake)
  • 5+ years of experience developing critical platform infrastructure
  • Experience with on-prem relational systems; Oracle, SQL Server
  • Experience with NoSQL and columnar data stores
  • Strong scripting abilities in bash, python
  • Experience in version control systems, Git and CI/CD
  • Excellent communication skills. Outstanding problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience in building large systems, distributed systems
  • Diligent standards in providing documentation and building repeatable processes
  • Kerberos and Database authentication using key vault
  • Knowledge of and experience implementing DevOps principles including Infrastructure-as-code
  • Ability to work off hours/weekends as required for maintenance
  • Proven experience building AWS Infrastructure is nice to have
  • Experience in public cloud data warehouse technologies (Redshift, Snowflake, EMR) is nice to have
  • Experience in Data Migration Strategies to public cloud is nice to have
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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