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Database Engineer at West Corporation in Longmont, Colorado

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

Connecting people with each other and the right information is mission-critical. West, develops innovative cloud-based technology to make it easier, more effective and more efficient to make the right connections. Our solutions put people in sync with each other and the right information, so they gain the insight needed to reach better decisions on the issues that matter most. We do it with a laser focus on reliability.

As a leading provider of technology-driven, communication services, serving Fortune 1000 companies and other clients in a variety of industries, including telecommunications, retail, financial services, public safety, technology and healthcare. For more than 30 years, we have been leading the way in hosted and cloud-based solutions.

West's Global Technology Services department is currently seeking a Database Engineer.

As a Database Engineer you won't be doing the same job your parents did as an administrator! This role involves traditional administration and engineering. Our ideal candidate has extensive knowledge of modern SQL and NoSQL database technologies and operations, and the skills to administer, develop, deploy and maintain those systems with an eye to modern DevOps practices. From day one, you'll have an immediate impact on the next generation of our global data operations.
Day to day responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Oracle and Postgres Database administration
  • Event-Driven SOA Patterns
  • Data Model - Object/Document Style versus historical 3NF
  • Restful API Design
  • Geo-Distributed Applications & Data
  • Common Programing and Data Languages (Java, SQL)
  • Estimating Data IO, IOPS, storage needs
  • Monitor & Alerting Best Practices
  • Building CI/CD pipelines
  • Other duties as assigned