Sr Engineer - Database Services Postgres

Sr Engineer - Database Services Postgres Apply Now Job ID INF000BGR Date posted 08/25/2017 Location Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

We're looking for a Sr Engineer experienced with and interested in continuing with PostgreSQL and other RDBMS technologies. Our DB Services team runs lean and strong, and we're always ready for the next challenge and innovation! Sound like your type of team? Read on!

Use your skills, experience and talents to be a part of setting groundbreaking thinking and visionary goals. As an Engineer, you'll take the lead as you…

  • Influence roadmaps and standards for RDBMS technologies including PostgreSQL, SQLServer, and Oracle
  • Apply technical capabilities to improve automation of key services and management practices leveraging automation coding and tool chain experience associated with Chef
  • Collaborate with key service groups to layer data base technologies across the infrastructure stack
  • Work with IT Product Owners and architects to ensure systems are in line with overall IT policies and standards
  • Utilize cutting edge enterprise tools to develop or implement the process for fulfilling infrastructure hardware, software or other technical components
  • Participate in build activities ensuring architectural and operational requirements are met
  • Collaborate with team to promote continuous integration and development
  • Develop consistent technical build, implementation and enable support processes
  • Participate in the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of products, applications and infrastructure services
  • Leverage and enhance existing sys admin skills within the Windows and/or Linux OS domain including the VMware platform


  • BA/BS or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years total work experience
  • Has in-depth knowledge of state-of-the art engineering technical approaches in design, build, testing, debugging problems as required by domain
  • Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
  • Stays current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education


  • Prior RDBMS experience
  • Chef and DevOps tool chain experience
  • VMware knowledge
  • Windows and or Linux SYS Admin experience
  • PostgreSQL, SQLServer, Oracle experience
  • DevOps familiarity
  • Experience automating infrastructure

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