Published date Posted on Indeed on Nov 23, 2022 (6 d ago)

We are looking for a talented SQL Database Engineer to join a growing Data Engineering team!

As the database engineer of the SQL Server platform, you will be responsible for driving the tuning, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server systems to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our customer facing applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring very effective technical skills, as well as good interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Establish standards and practices to configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security
  • Onboard and operationalize new businesses brought on by acquisition in order to bring them up to our standard and ensure that they can scale
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end
  • Identify new opportunities and help refine automation of regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Work in an Agile Scrum or equivalent models
  • Solve/Assist in complex query tuning and schema refinement
  • Expert in troubleshooting performance issues
  • Join the on-call rotation with other Engineers
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members

Skills and Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience writing performant/maintainable/scalable SQL
  • 6+ years MS SQL Server experience required
  • Matured experience in T-SQL and scripting skills.
  • Advance knowledge of Query Optimizer and query performance tuning
  • Working knowledge of SQL Server Internals, wait types, scheduling, etc.
  • Working knowledge of query parallelism and worker thread utilization
  • Working experience in Windows Clustering, partitioning, purging concepts
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Azure Cloud (IAAS)
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently and work in a rapidly changing environment is critical
  • Multi-tasking and ability to context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
  • Knowledge on Microsoft cloud managed DBs/Systems, e.g. Managed SQL Instance, Azure SQL DB etc. will be a big plus
  • .NET or other object-oriented development experience a big plus
  • Domain knowledge and experience in the banking/fintech industry is a plus

Pay Range: $75-85/hr

If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW!

Job Type: Contract

Pay: $75.00 - $85.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have experience writing T-SQL queries?
  • Are you a USC/GCH?

Work Location: Remote

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