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Job brief

We are seeking a Database Engineer to build and monitor complex databases and make sure that these databases are operational and provide relevant and valid data.

Responsibilities

  • Design and review the database based on project specifications.
  • Implement and support code through stored scripts, triggers, queries, and procedures based on project requirements.
  • Assist with application implementation projects from commencement to realization.
  • Make sure changes to the infrastructure or live application are duly tested and allow for roll-back.
  • Support any database inquiries from clients or business teams in a timely manner.
  • Ensure a stable environment by providing support to the on-premise and cloud databases, including troubleshooting performance issues and monitoring database health.
  • Work with team members to review and estimate time to build user stories.
  • Participate in sprint review as a member of an agile team.
  • Assist with database system design and development.
  • Improve the performance and reliability of database systems.
  • To aid application development, create database functions, scripts, stored procedures, and triggers.
  • Provide technical support to fix all database performance, capacity, and access concerns.
  • Identify and correct database issues as soon as possible.
  • Create physical and logical database models that meet the needs of the business.
  • Database systems are managed and monitored for performance, capacity, and security.
  • Prepare documentation for tasks such as database design, configuration, and change management.
  • Mentor database administrators so they can properly manage the company's databases.

Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in computer science, Information Technology, or relevant field
  • 2+ years of experience in database administration and development
  • Experience working with complex and large databases on SQL
  • Proficient in SQL, including functions, stored procedures, and triggers
  • Understanding of cloud database technology
  • Knowledge of index management, partitioning, and query optimization
  • Able to write database code without compromising privacy, security, and data quality
  • Ability to work under pressure and come up with workaround solutions
  • Good communication skills and team player attitude
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

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I've been using Manatal for the past couple of months and the platform is excellent, user-friendly and it has helped me a lot in my recruitment process, operation and database management. I'm very happy with their great support. Whenever I ask something they come back to me within minutes.
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Manatal has been at the core of our agency's expansion. Using it has greatly improved and simplified our recruitment processes. Incredibly easy and intuitive to use, customizable to a tee, and offers top-tier live support. Our recruiters love it. A must-have for all recruitment agencies. Definitely recommend!
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I am using Manatal for talent sourcing and it is the best platform ever. I am so impressed, the Manatal team did an excellent job. This is so awesome I am recommending the solution to all recruiters I know.

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