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Database Platform Engineer

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Gabi

Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Company Description

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments — from buying a home or a car to sending a child to college to growing a business by connecting with new customers — we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organizations to prevent identity fraud and crime.

We have 17,800 people operating across 44 countries, and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help all our clients maximize every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

Learn more at www.experianplc.com or visit our global content hub at our global news blog for the latest news and insights from the Group

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments — from buying a home or a car to sending a child to college to growing a business by connecting with new customers — we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organizations to prevent identity fraud and crime.

We have 17,800 people operating across 44 countries, and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help all our clients maximize every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

Learn more at www.experianplc.com or visit our global content hub at our global news blog for the latest news and insights from the Group

Job Description

Major Job Function(s):

We are looking for a highly motivated, results driven Database Platform Engineer with strong DevOps and automation skillsets as a key aide to both the IT Infrastructure and Development teams to support existing systems 24x7 and responsible for administering OpenSource RDMS in Public and Private cloud Platforms. As part of the team the candidate will be required to work with cross-functional teams & help leverage innovative technologies such as Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cloud base databases (AWS and OCI), DevOps Tools, Terraform, Ansible, and etc to build next generation products. The candidate will support the product development process in line with the product roadmap for product maintenance and enhancement such that the quality of software deliverables, maintains excellent customer relationships, and increases the customer base.

Responsibilities:

Work with Architecture & Business Unit teams to automate, build, install, configure, and maintain Open Data platforms based on architecture specifications & business requirements.

  • Must have experiences with DevOps tools and methodologies like Ansible and Terraform to automate deployments and monitoring to minimize repetitive tasks and speed up delivery timeline on public and private cloud.

  • Perform and develop engineering duties to drive new RDBMS technology innovation such as RDBMS cluster upgrades, patching, monitoring jobs, capacity management, new features, and etc.

  • Experience in Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cloud Database Platforms AWS(Aurora, RDS) and Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) are preferred.

  • Installing, configuring, operating, performance tuning, and scaling Database Platforms based on enterprise and cloud scale environment.

  • Experience in High availability and Disaster recovery, scalability, and extensibility implementation experience are a plus

  • Experience in implementation of end-end security for Database Platforms such as TDE, Access controls, Key management, Active Directory/LDAP integration, SSL etc.

  • Translate business requirements and logical designs into working designs and working with Global Development teams

  • Collaborate and communication with all levels of technical management and Business Units

  • Require on-call 24X7 support of production systems on a rotation basis with other team members

  • Fine tune bulk load process and provide database tuning/optimizing based on application needs

  • Contribute to team design discussions with detailed technical information

  • Identify strategic/tactical solutions and provides risk assessments and recommendations

  • Work closely with the security and auditing teams (internal audit, PWC and PCI payment card industry)

  • Liaise with internal team members, projects, and stakeholders to ensure that deliverables are in alignment with requirements

Teamwork

  • To work as part of a team to achieve the departmental standards.

  • To work together with other departments and divisions within the organization to identify any process improvements and improve standards, efficiency, and profitability

Qualifications

Required Knowledge / Skills / Experience:

  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent, and 5 years of related experience.

  • Knowledge (5+ years) with strong DevOps and automation skillsets like Bitbucket, Jenkins, Confluence, Ansible, and Terraform in RDBMS Platforms such as Oracle, MySQL, and PostgreSQL in Private and Public clouds

  • Has built, automated, and upgraded multiple enterprise level RDBMS deployments.

  • Knowledgeable in AWS, OCI, Cloud security, and deployment

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced, team-oriented environment

  • Strong Analytical and Communication skills to communicate with business users at all levels

  • Experience of working in a team that delivers a high availability service.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the business strategy and use of back-office applications.

  • Ability to adapt to multi-lingual and multicultural environment, additional language skills are a bonus

  • Ability to handle conflicting priorities.

  • Ability to learn, Adapt, and Receptive to change.

  • Self-motivated and pro-active

  • Familiar with Agile development and deployment concepts

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