Senior Database Engineer

TaxCloud | 9 d ago
Published date Posted on Indeed on Jul 21, 2021

About us


TaxCloud is an exciting web startup hoping you will join our rapidly growing team as a Senior Database Engineer —a critical member of our engineering team reporting to our VP of Product.

Want to have a job that makes a difference? We are building the infrastructure for online merchants to remit state sales tax across the country to fund schools, fire departments, and other critical priorities for state and local governments. Now that the Supreme Court has given the green light, the states are moving forward as fast as they can and so are we.

As a Senior Database Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting multiple applications and data transfers between internal and client facing applications. The successful candidate will have hands-on experience in 24 x 7 x 365 enterprise and cloud database infrastructure design and management, security, business continuity, disaster recovery, database design, database development, database tuning, enterprise data storage and backup, service delivery, incident tracking, change management, and general database administration.


Design strategies for database systems as well as set standards for operations, programming and security.

Definition and governance of all structured and unstructured physical data models, data entities, supporting artifacts and metadata repositories.

Develops physical modeling standards and strategies.

Executes design sessions to gather requirements, review, approve, and communicate design artifacts with stakeholders.

Creates and manages physical models to support Enterprise Data Warehouse domains that include Operational Data Stores, Staging, Business, Reference/Master Data and Extract Transform Load (ETL) environments.

Ensures physical database features and capabilities are incorporated into data model designs to optimize performance.

Design deliverables that are defined with appropriate database platform and security context.

Design and manage models using various Data Modeling tools.

Maintains optimal Enterprise Architecture alignment with all business units.

Design, Implementation and maintenance of database solutions, management of data access, and resolving database performance and capacity issues.

Develop, implement, administrate, and maintain policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of our databases.

Perform problem-solving of application issues and production errors, including high level critical production issues that require immediate attention.

Design and code a high volume of SQL Queries, stored procedures, and SSIS packages

Implement processes and procedures for the development and release of products/projects that facilitate high quality and rapid deployment

Provide technical documentation as needed

Monitor and perform performance tuning on stored procedures and ETL jobs

Monitor and analyze SQL Server production metrics

Support complex service impacting issues with little to no supervision

Participate in an on-call support rotation and provide non-standard work hour support

Trouble shooting and resolving data issues

Our merchant lists are exploding and our clients are demanding so you'll need to be at the top of your game. If you're looking for a real challenge in addition to a good cause, then this is your job. We are right in a growth phase and the decisions you make, will be crucial for everyone's success. You will be working closely with our technical resources to solve complex problems involving financial transactions. In addition to strong technical skills, excellent written and verbal skills will be important to help communicate complex problems and provide expert guidance to senior management... and a desire to do the right thing.


  • Bachelor's Degree (Math, Physics, Computer Science) preferred
  • Enterprise Software: 3 years (Preferred)
  • SQL: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Tsql Scripting: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Experience with Financial Technology
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment

About TaxCloud:

TaxCloud makes it easy for online retailers to calculate, collect, and remit sales tax, at a low cost (we are paid by State and Local governments). TaxCloud was founded by e-commerce veterans who have been directly involved in building some of the most recognizable brands on the internet. Thousands of businesses rely on TaxCloud every day to manage sales tax compliance obligations across the country. TaxCloud is headquartered in Norwalk, CT and has operations in Seattle, Los Angeles, Topeka, and Oklahoma City. To ease remote collaboration, engineers located on the west coast are preferred.

TaxCloud is an equal opportunity employer, however, TaxCloud does not sponsor applicants for work visas.

Company website:

TaxCloud provided the following inclusive hiring information:

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday
  • On call


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • T-SQL: 3 years (Required)
  • SQL: 3 years (Required)

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

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