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Database Consultant
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on July 30, 2021
Job Id #48981 Posted July 13, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Pay application is a claims payment reconciliation system in Financial organization.
  • There are multiple projects under this application.
  • One of the key component of this application is its Database, which is on DB2 now and moving to Postgres as part of its cloud migration strategy.

Ideal Background:

  • This is primarily a technical position and do not need any specific domain background. Technical skills required are: Postgress, Azure, DB2, Oracle and RDBMS


  • Technical strength on Postgres and Agile delivery experience.

Top Requirements:

  • Postgress 5 years,
  • Azure 2 years
  • Oracle/RDBMS - 10 years

Team and Team size:

  • Part of Pay team.
  • Team size ~90

Top Responsibilities:

  • Have knowledge of database administration activities.
  • Operational support responsibilities include maximizing system availability, ensuring automated fail-over redundancy, swift and complete database recovery, optimizing database performance and availability through ongoing maintenance and enhancements, and ensuring conformance to audit and operating standards
  • Interact with and coach developers in developing SQL scripts, schema changes, data updates and database performance considerations
  • Evaluate, install and test database management system (DBMS) upgrades and patches for DBMS software, application software, and other software related to DBMS administration
  • Implement and administer DBMS security
  • Functions may include database architecture, engineering, design, optimization, security, and administration
  • Analyzes current business practices, processes and procedures as well as identifying future business opportunities for leveraging data storage and retrieval system capabilities
  • Experience with Agile Delivery
  • Driven, proactive, energetic and a team player.

Software tools/skills:

  • RDBMS, Postgres, DB2, Oracle, Azure Experience


  • RDBMS, Postgres, Oracle, Azure Experience

Nice to have:

  • DB2

Working Time:

  • 9am-5pm

Interview Process:

  • a. How many rounds? 2 (45 mins by DBA & 30 mins by HM)
  • b. Video vs. phone? Video
  • c. How technical will the interviews be? Very technical (we need a strong DBA, who can guide the DB strategies in Pay)

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