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Database Engineer

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH135103
  • Location: USA, Massachusetts, Ayer
  • Sector: Technology, Application Services, Power
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 22/10/2018
This vacancy has now expired.


  • Develop, debug, and support production database system including backups, stored procedures, triggers, schema design, and performance tuning.
  • Design, develop, and debug production web sites and web services under the direction of management and requirements from customer groups.
  • Responsible for the day to day data file processing of the production database.
  • Archiving of data files and capacity planning of network server drive space.
  • Monitor consistency of production and archive database backups.
  • Interact with Software engineers and Field Service in support of legacy systems.
  • Lead effort to convert and maintain browser independence and W3C standards.
  • Support service personnel and customers with data acquisition system, data queries, and web site issues.
  • Maintain a proactive posture towards reusability and quality.
  • Proactively define and suggest improvements to the web and database environments as well as other unrelated areas.
  • Participate in investigative work pertinent to system design including feasibility studies, research, and designs of experiments to prove out project concepts.
  • Stay current with new and emerging technologies and evaluate the feasibility of integration with current tools and technologies in use.
  • Support of Windows Server and Linux platforms running production web sites, web services and databases.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Assist in developing and maintaining software documentation.

Education - Experience:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or a related discipline and 4-7 years in practical software engineering or M.S. degree and 2-5 years in practical software engineering.
  • SQL programming and/or C#

Required Skills, Competencies, Authorities and Training Needs:

  • Thorough knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems
  • Experience with MS SQL Server
  • Experience with T-SQL programming language
  • Knowledge of the C# programming language
  • Knowledge of web browser/server architecture and design techniques
  • Creativity and innovation skills required to solve new problems
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Familiarity with Linq
  • Experience with PostgreSQL on the Linux platform
  • Familiarity with interpreted languages like Perl, Python
  • Familiarity with JSON and RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge of HTML language and page design techniques
  • Experience with Javascript and the manipulation of the Document Object Model
  • Knowledge of HTML5, and canvas
  • Familiarity with JQuery, AJAX, D3, and React
  • Prior experience with charting engines
  • Prior experience with converting websites for mobile devices
  • Prior experience with cloud migration (e.g. AWS)

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