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Senior Database Engineer
Postgres
Posted on 2/1/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Chicago, IL, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
Linux/Unix
Management
MySQL
Oracle
Postgres
SQL
Requirements
  • 5+ years of production Postgres database administration experience
  • Strong UNIX/Linux skills
  • Experience with clustering, replication and mirroring a plus
  • Strong knowledge of database performance tuning and configuration tools
  • Strong technical problem-solving skills essential
  • SAN knowledge a plus
  • Must have T-SQL or PL/SQL experience
  • Experience working with Oracle, SQL Server, InfluxDB or MySQL a plus
  • Proven ability to work in an agile, fast-paced environment, prioritize multiple tasks and projects, and efficiently handle pressure and stress
  • Must be self-motivated, possess strong initiative, and be willing to take on new challenges
  • Must demonstrate strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Ability to learn new technologies quickly and adapt to different work environments
  • Strong understanding of and the proven ability to comply with SDLC, source control and change management protocols
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Proactively manage and optimize various database platforms and related OS environments
  • Perform database performance and query tuning
  • Perform logical database design review and physical database implementations
  • Implement and maintain production databases
  • Perform database backups, restores, log shipping, mirroring and replication, etc
  • Work with system engineering team on database server installation, configuration and system performance tuning and capacity planning
  • Respond to production and business-critical issues and needs on 24/7 basis and rotate in an on-call schedule
DRW

1,001-5,000 employees

Proprietary trading firm
Company Overview
DRW's mission is to build revolutionary finance. The company is doing this by building a system that applies modeling, technology and quantitative research to identify opportunities in the global financial markets.
Benefits
  • Daily catered breakfast & lunch
  • Massages
  • Social events
  • Gym subsidy
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Monthly tastings
  • Game room
  • On-site yoga classes and meditation
  • Employee led affinity groups
  • Mentor/mentee outings
  • Trivia nights
  • Educational opportunities
  • DRW-sponsored sports teams
  • Poker tournament
  • Private mother's suite
Company Core Values
  • Integrity - In order to collaborate thoughtfully and build strong relationships, we value transparency and hold ourselves and our people accountable.
  • Critical thought - We like solving problems and discussing technical and research topics. We question what we think we know.
  • Learning - Continual growth and exploration, both formally and in our day-to-day interactions, helps build our skills individually and as a team.
  • Challenge consensus - We achieve the highest standard of success by challenging our decision making every day. Our formula? Strong opinions, loosely held.
  • Preparation - Always be prepared for the expected and the unexpected. We adapt as the markets evolve, and in-depth research helps us do that.
  • Respect - Our work environment is diverse, and that diversity makes us stronger. We collaborate thoughtfully, and hold each other in high regard.
  • Sense of urgency - In a fast-paced industry, we adapt and are always ready to act. Priorities shift, objectives evolve and we move quickly to adjust.