Senior Database Engineer


Pune, IN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 12/30/2020
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  • Company Address: 207 Powell Street 8th Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94102

About Aktana

Automating how pharmaceutical sales and marketing teams focus their activities for maximum productivity

Job Description

Aktana is seeking a senior engineer to drive the end-to-end architecture, design, and implementation of our products to continuously deliver value to our customers and business. This opportunity presents a significant intellectual, technical and operational challenge with an enormous impact. You will be highly successful if you enjoy working with people, love technical challenges, and do more with less by automation.

In this role, you will build tools that empower the team to implement our products as efficiently as possible. You work on our hardest problems, building high quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business needs. You are hands-on in automation. Above all, you inspire those around you. Your presence conveys trust, teamwork, and togetherness.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Collaborate closely with the architects and engineers to develop the tools.
Design and build tools and frameworks to automate development, testing, deployment.
Value team excellence over individual productivity.
Have a passion for delivering high-quality product and services and writing clean, solid, readable code that scales and performs well.
Design and develop test cases and implement automated test suites.
Contribute to the analysis and refinement of functional requirements.
Consider localization, scalability, and ease of maintenance in all solutions.
Create packages, procedures, functions, triggers, and views to implement business logics
Analyze and understand data sources and end-user requirements to deliver data integration solutions for managing Aktana data.
Design, build, test, implement, and support ETL/Data Integration solutions that meet defined requirements

Your Experience and Skills:

BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Experience working with distributed teams
5+ years database development and architecture experience in a production environment supporting large data platforms.
Strong experience of data modeling, schema design, and stored procedures
Strong experience in SQL, Procedural SQL including programming and ways to optimize SQL code in one of RDBMS environments
5+ years of ETL Development experience with strong ETL and SQL programming skills (required); MySQL experience (required)
Experience with ETL (required), Pentaho (preferred), Informatica or similar tools
Working experience with both high volume OLTP and high volume batch processing
Tuning experience with high volume OLTP and high volume batch processing
Strong scripting and automation skills with bash, perl, python, java, or ruby on Linux and Windows environments.
Demonstrated understanding of RDBMS clusters and replication with one of RDBMS systems: MySQL ,SQL Server, or Oracle, Extensive experience on system and database monitoring
MySQL ,SQL Server, or Oracle certification required
Demonstrated self-motivation and a personal track record of life-long learning

About Aktana

Committed to customer success and innovation, Aktana is at the forefront of transforming how life sciences companies share information with healthcare providers (HCPs). Our proprietary platform harnesses machine learning algorithms to enable marketing and sales teams to seamlessly coordinate and optimize multichannel engagement with HCPs. Today, more than half of the top 20 global pharma companies are using Aktana for intelligent engagement.

Aktana is growing fast and looking for exceptional talent to join our team. We value hard work, transparency, and collaboration – and we like to have fun too! We are Great Place to Work Certified™, an honor given based on validated feedback from employees who report a consistently positive experience working at Aktana.

Headquartered in San Francisco, we also have offices in Philadelphia, London, Barcelona, Bucharest, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, Beijing, Sydney, Pune, and Sao Paulo.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.