Senior Database Engineer


San Mateo, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: IT
  • Post Date: 04/20/2009
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  • Company Address: 1825 South Grant road, # 200, San Mateo, CA, 94402

About Mixercast

Mixercast allows users to create embeddable slide show widgets.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced database engineer to help build out our platform. You must be a quick learner, have good communication skills, and be able to maintain ownership of projects throughout their lifecycle: architecture/design, implementation, testing, and post-release maintenance. You’ll bring a proven pragmatic approach to database architecture, data services implementation, analytics and data warehousing and experience with working with large data sets. This position requires direct experience in the implementation of a data warehouse.

Job Responsibilities

* Provide database design, database development, and methodologies for analytics system.
* Develop extensible, scalable, reliable software
* Provide prototyping to validate implementation approaches
* Document solutions, schemas, and design
* Participate in the on-going design and development
* Become data expert, deep understanding of data and data quality
* Provide consultancy for application developers to write efficient SQL on data warehouse platform
* Interest in growing into management as organization scales

Minimum Job Qualifications

* BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering or related fields
* Minimum 8 years of software development experience
* 3-5 years of strong experience with large database
* 2-3 years of experience in building ETL for large scale data mart
* Experience in database design, migration, planning capacity, Disaster Recovery and High-Availability
* Strong in depth experience in database performance tuning, SQL query tuning.

Job Qualifications

* Working knowledge of standard data models (application, OLTP, OLAP) and the appropriate application of each.
* Previous experience as a core member of a team creating a data warehouse including hands-on experience in the design and implementation of an OLAP data mode (schema, SQL) and ETL code and process.
* Familiarity with database schema diagramming and documentation techniques (ERD’s, UML)
* Experience dealing with performance and scalability issues in the data mart environment
* Experience in mapping user requirements into flexible reporting structure, creating reports and related objects to support complex analysis
* Strong expertise in distributed systems design and implementation
* Familiar with open source and commercial reporting analytics, and ETL tools (Jasper, Pentaho, etc.)

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