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Database Engineer – Oracle, Postgres, Sybase

Job Description

  • Location: Alpharetta, GA
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #77764

Our client, a leading financial services company, is hiring a Database Engineer on a contract basis. 

Work Location: Alpharetta, GA (hybrid- 3 days a week onsite)

General Database Engineer Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide guidance and support to Application Developers
  • Assist with schema design, code review, SQL query tuning
  • Install, tune, implement and upgrade DBMS installations.
  • Write and deploy SQL patches
  • Upgrade and improve application schema and data upgrades
  • Process work accurately and in a timely manner
  • Always paying attention to the detail
  • Urgency
  • Proactively and regularly make recommendations for system improvements
  • Collate, prepare, and present statistical information for internal and external use
  • Platforms we manage- Postgres, Oracle, Oracle ASM, SAP Sybase, Sybase RepServer, SAP Hana, Redis, Cassandra, Azure, AWS RDS, Python, Linux, KSH, Veritas Clustering

Write and Maintain Database Programs:

  • Database engineers write new database programs and maintain existing programs to ensure they can handle the flow of traffic and the amount of data being stored in the database.

Design New Databases:

  • Database engineers help design new databases based on company needs, data storage needs, and the number of users accessing the database.

Monitor Databases and Programs:

  • Database engineers continuously monitor databases and related systems to ensure high functionality.

Write Programs and Scripts:

  • Database engineers write new support programs and scripts for databases to deploy, operate, increase data storage capacity and fix existing database problems


  • Database engineers troubleshoot platform specific performance, checking for potential problems that affect database functionality and related database programs.


  • Database engineers look through coding language to debug existing database scripts and programs.

Review Database Reports:

  • Database engineers review daily, weekly, and monthly database reports, including user reports and systems information, to spot problems and ensure that all databases and support systems are working at peak levels.


  • Expertise in Installation, Upgrade & Patching of different components in Oracle, Postgres, Sybase and experience with the other platforms we manage listed in the Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Experience with Replication including setup, troubleshooting issues and failovers
  • Monitor all systems (work processes, users, system logs, short dumps, locks, developer traces, system traces, disk space, etc.).
  • Ensure production uptime service levels are maintained and made available per requirements that include backup, recovery, refresh, performance tuning, and security
  • Provide data cleansing services, verify data integrity, and implement access controls
  • Provide routine maintenance including problem defect analysis and resolution, space, storage, object management, physical database layout, rollback segment management, and temporary space management
  • Experience with Schema creation, deployment and maintenance
  • Experience with setting up and configuration of auditing, audit trails
  • Carry out recovery of databases in an event of log full, system crash
  • Troubleshoot issues related to the installation for our supported platforms
  • Should have knowledge of Disaster Recovery setup and maintenance
  • Automation using shell-script, python, go, etc.
  • Performance & Tuning Related Expertise
  • Assist Developers and business analysts with their queries and tune them, if required
  • Experience with Performance analysis, monitoring of SQL queries and platform specific tuning.
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