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Senior DB Engineer

Posted on Jan 28, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Zürich, Switzerland
IT
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project

For our client from the banking sector, we are looking for a Senior DB Engineer

Location: Zurich

Duration: first contract for 12 months, but planned as a long term cooperation

Project Description

A traditional Swiss banking institute wants to build up a data warehouse solution hosted on-site. This is a multi-year initiative based in Zurich starting in March 2020.

We are looking for a Senior DB Engineer to work in our team of Architects, Business Analysts, ETL Engineers, DB Engineers and Quality Assurance Engineers. ETL/DB Engineers and Informatica PowerCenter Specialist will be in charge of designing and feeding a highly performant data warehouse solution. The DB Engineer is expected to clearly have the strongest Oracle Exadata skills in the team.

Responsibilities

  • design and implement DWH based on Oracle Exadata
  • query optimization
  • performance tuning of the database
  • monitor the database
  • develop and implement database security policies
  • share knowledge and work in close collaboration with the architect, the business analysts as well as the other engineers in the team

REQUIREMENTS

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent (In lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience)
  • Excellent Oracle Exadata engineer (administrator) skills with at least 5 years of experience with Oracle Exadata, including but not limited to technical Datamodelling, designing the database (eg storage structure), performance tuning and monitoring the database
  • Structured mindset
  • Ability to work alone as well as in a team
  • Knowledge of DWH building principles
  • Experience with ETL and in particular with Informatica PowerCenter would be a plus
  • Experience with job scheduling (eg control-m)
  • Flair for developing stable and performant solutions
  • Good understanding of CI/CD principles and best practices
  • Agile-minded and strong follower of Scrum and SAFe models
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving with an ability to work at an abstract level and gain consensus; good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Banking experience would be a strong plus
  • Fluent German is a must
  • Kindly note we only consider candidates who can start in Zürich preferably by March 1st 2020

For further information please contact:

Monika Bednarczyk

(see below)


Reference: 834535867

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