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Data Engineer - Postgres DBA

Bangalore, India
Digital Commerce Technology

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Job Description

We are looking for a highly motivated Data Engineer (DBA) with good understanding and experience in maintaining the health and availability of our production Postgres databases. This positon would be joining our global technology’s Database Operations team in American Express, Bangalore.
The role involves providing 24x7 support of production Postgres databases, assuring high availability and responsible for capacity and performance management. The individual will be required to collaborate with numerous partners including Amex development teams, infrastructure support teams and various product and support vendors. Responsibilities:
•            Proactively prevent business impacts and disruptions related to database failures
•            Participate in technology bridge calls to circumvent unplanned business disruptions
•            Assist with upgrades and/or migrations as requested by database engineering, database development, infrastructure and application partner teams
•            Knowledge of ITIL processes – Incident, Problem & Change Management
•            Drive improvements within platforms

•            Look for opportunities to automate manual processes


 3+ year experience with Postgres (other RDBMS’s experience also desirable – MSSQL/Oracle)
•            Production support
•            Database design knowledge - desirable

•            Experience with performance tuning - desirable

ReqID: 19007514
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: May 20, 2019, 3:57:05 PM
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