Senior Database Engineer

Air Worldwide Boston, MA
We are looking for a Senior Database Engineer to accept challenging assignments that not only test one's knowledge of SQL Server\RDBMS design and implementation, but also allow you to expand your skill set. As an experienced Database Engineer, you will become a member of AIR's Software Development team. You will be developing for applications using SQL Server as the main database. We are creating new applications and continuously enhance and extend our existing applications. You should have extensive database development experience and skills as do the other top-notch members of the development team. You will have the opportunity to be a key contributor to the growth of the company's product suite.

Successful people at AIR come from many different backgrounds, with a wide range of perspectives and experiences. For many roles, meeting the position requirements is essential, but we're also interested in your communications skills, your attention to detail and the various attributes that affect how you work and how you relate to the people you work with. In short, we look for people with a passion for achievement, integrity and the desire to make things happen. We look for people who are flexible, willing to take on projects for next generation products but also support current products that are the backbone of our client offerings.

Responsibilities:

* Provide support for architectural designs to enhance key subsystems like analytics engine.

* Design and develop new databases or improve the design and performance of existing databases.

* Translate requirements into technical designs.

* Understand complex problems to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

* Employ best database development practices to address performance, scalability and efficiency issues with large databases.

* Provide input to database devops and development/test infrastructure.

* Thrive in a team-based development environment where multi-tasking will be the norm.

* Participate in rigorous peer-review of designs and codes to constructively share knowledge and drive the best solutions.

Qualifications:

* Strong working knowledge of SQL Server 2016 or comparable relational databases understanding of RDBMS concepts.

* Proficiency in performance tuning, troubleshooting and writing stored procedures in an applications centric environment with T-SQL preferred.

* The ability to comprehend complex problems and translate them into software designs is a must as you will be working with large and complex database systems.

* History of innovative thinking and create problem solving.

* Experience with application programming languages like C# would be a plus.

* Familiarity with competing or complementary database systems from NoSQL, Big Data and Cloud technologies is desired.

Education and Training:

B.S. in CS or equivalent and 10+ Years' experience as a database engineer