Job Description :
Position: Database Administrator
Location: Richmond, VA
Duration: 11+ Months

Key Skills: Oracle, MySQL, Postgres, also need some exp with AWS/Cloud/Snowflake and some programming exp with Python/Java or any other language/scripting

The Job and Expectations:

Development – Design and build database and data engineering solutions to serve the needs across the DigiTech Organization.
Data Modeling – Apply your expertise to help model structured and unstructured data. Own these models at a high level, and consult with feature teams to help them model applications.
Data Integration – Plan and build data integrations between systems. Figure out the best way to share information and build the tech needed to execute.
Data Stewardship – Own or support the data definitions and lineage across our organization. Define systems of record, catalog operational and nonoperational data stores. Consult with features teams on how to get the data they need.
Mentoring – Help teach other team members about data architecture, and also be a consultant for developers who need help with data.
Engineer reusable capabilities and pipelines for DML, DDL, maintenance, and ETL needs that can be shared across teams.
Stay current on technical knowledge and tooling to help the team utilize new technologies.
Install, maintain, develop, and expand diagnostic tools and monitoring.
Incident resolution and work orders. All phases of Database support including production control.
System & job monitoring, health-checks to ensure the overall well-being of the DB systems, develop, improve and manage reactive and proactive system tools. Research , test and recommend better tools.

Who you are:
An experienced database architect and administrator in the areas of Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Cassandra, and Mongo
A hands on problem solver who seeks to understand a domain and solve its data problems
Work directly with Product Owners and customers to deliver data products in a collaborative and agile environment
Provide guidance to business and tech partners on best methods to engineer data solutions
Code and Build data pipeline frameworks to automate repeatable tasks
A high level thinker who still wants to do hands on work and stay at the cutting edge of technology
You yearn to be part of cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering world-class solutions on an aggressive schedule
Someone who is not intimidated by challenges; thrives even under pressure; is passionate about their craft; and hyper focused on delivering exceptional results
You love to learn new technologies and mentor junior engineers to raise the bar on your team

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor''s Degree or military experience
At least 2 years of experience developing, deploying, testing in AWS public cloud
At least 2 years’ experience in system analysis
At least 3 years of experience working on data projects and data management engineering
At least 3 years of experience in different database technologies including Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Cassandra, Mongo, AWS RDS .
3+ years of experience in at least one scripting and one programming language (e.g. Python)
At least 1 year experience using Git version control and Jenkins,
AWS and Database Certifications.


Preferred Qualifications:
3+ years of experience developing software solutions
2+ years of experience in an Agile delivery environment
Experience with Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure.