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Senior SQL Database Engineer (RDBMS / HA - Always On) - 2325779

Buffalo, NY

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Technology Job Number: 2325779 Pay Rate: $75-$90/hr+ Is Position Remote?: Yes

Job Description

*Remote Contract Opportunity*

Lighthouse Technology Services is partnering with our financial client to fill their Senior SQL Database Engineer (RDBMS / HA - Always On) role! This is a 6+ month contract role and can be remote in the United States. This role will be a W2 employee of Lighthouse Technology Services during the contract period.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Consult with internal application owners in analysis of short and long-range business requirements and recommend RDBMS changes that anticipate future business requirements.
  • Build positive client relationships by addressing client needs in a manner that safeguards their business and customers, with minimal complexity, risks and costs.
  • Build rapport within the organization, vendors and professional organizations to enhance the reputation of the team and Technology.
  • Responsible for vendor/product analysis and recommendations.
  • Translate business requirements to assist staff in preparing detailed functional specifications for database enhancements.
  • Recommend RDBMS designs related to discretionary enhancement requests, business-as-usual process/efficiency efforts or production problem solutions based on business requirements and technology requirements.
  • Identify issues and concerns from a design perspective to ensure they are considered and addressed up-front.
  • Maintain a strong current understanding of the business environment supported to provide expert guidance for technical, business and operational impacts associated with a project or production problem.
  • Provide guidance and training to less experienced personnel to contribute to their development.
  • Manage, oversee and/or review execution of complex project plans to ensure understanding of tasks and dependencies and mitigation of issues.
  • Focus on project execution and production support related to supporting applications.
  • Work with internal and external application Technology stakeholders to review status of initiatives, compliance/regulatory changes, planned or potential vendor changes and contractual and/or system maintenance changes.
  • Serve as SME to Application Database Services team in RDBMS functionality and testing efforts of RDBMS changes, inclusive of reviewing business requirements, functional specifications and preparing and executing testing to support employee development.
  • Assist in coordinating completion of integrated testing efforts to ensure any issues or problems are identified in the test environment.
  • Recommend RDBMS designs based on business requirements to support internal and external customer needs.
  • Ensure identification and resolution of issues and concerns related to discretionary enhancement requests, application reliability changes and/or production problem resolution to proactively minimize any negative impact to owners of assigned applications and their users, customers and clients.
  • Recommend new RDBMS technology and related policies or processes to enhance applications and ensure technical support provided clients is efficient and effective to meet internal and external customer needs.
  • Provide functional feedback to internal application owners and technology stakeholders on current or proposed vendor software, including how RDBMS software changes/enhancements supports predefined business needs.

What You'll Need to Have:

  • 10+ yrs of experience with 8 of those years focused in RDBMS.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in Banking.
  • Well versed in most SQL DBMS concepts and tasks including HA (AlwaysOn) concepts, recovery theory and models.
  • Basic understanding of ETL concepts.
  • CAPPM certification.
  • Experienced in performance debugging and should possess better than average troubleshooting skills
  • Expected to have good general overall IT knowledge on adjacent technologies - networking, storage etc.. as they specifically relate to databases.
  • Experience with PowerShell, Ansible, Python or similar languages preferred.

Pay Range: $75-$90/hr +

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