SQL Database Engineer - New York, NY


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SQL Database Engineer - New York, NY


New York, NY 



Salary Type:

per year


IT-Software Development: Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

SQL Database Engineer
We are seeking a talented Engineer to be a part of the Database Engineering team.  The Database Engineering team operates the most critical database systems which are integrated tightly with highly parallel research environment and core live trading systems.  We are also developing new database services and solutions to further scale our research platform.  As the Database Engineer, you will be charged with all aspects of the development and operations of database systems to enable high availability, continuous scaling and performance improvement.
-Working closely with software engineering groups on schema, index, and query design to support application development.
-Leading performance monitoring and fine tuning for optimal performance.
-Collaborating with financial experts and software engineers to design data models.
-Owning a wide variety of technical projects using a combination of Windows and UNIX based applications, including Microsoft SQL Server & PostgreSQL, as well as several proprietary in-house file and database systems distributed over multiple sites.
-A bachelor’s degree with minimum of 5 years in operating and supporting multiple relational databases (MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, etc.) for performance critical and highly available systems.
-Strong system automation experience, operational excellence and best practice in database systems.
-Solid ability to program (structured and OO) with scripting languages (Python and/or PowerShell) on Linux/Windows. Experience with Java, C, C++ is a plus.
-Experience planning and implementing backup and recovery procedures.
-Ability to work with data manipulation and database query languages (e.g., T-SQL, PL/SQL).
-Ability to input and understand database identifiers in complex distributed environments, determine the optimum values of the physical database parameters, create database management system documentation, and automate processes already in place.
-Demonstrated success producing database wrappers and stored procedures is also desired.
-Knowledge of High Availability (HA) options for MS SQL Server and PostgreSQL.
*Will relocate the right candidate.  Will Sponsor Visa’s.  Will only consider candidates from top tier computer science universities and/or individuals with a stellar GPA.  Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree from a top computer science program with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.  PhD preferred.  Top computer science program preferred (Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology/MIT, Stanford University, University of California-Berkeley, Cornell University, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Princeton University, University of Washington, University of Texas-Austin, Georgia Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, etc.
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States

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