• Data Engineer

    Job Locations US-GA
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    GrowthMindset is seeking a Data Engineer (Digital Innovation Team) for one of our clients for a full-time direct-hire position in Alpharetta, GA.


    The database engineers will innovate and engineer solutions in the area of database technology. The perfect candidate will be individuals who are enthusiastic about applying bold new ideas to solving real-world data problems. The Data Engineering team is actively engaged in the ongoing database engineering process, partnering with development groups and providing deep subject matter expertise input as stakeholders to design reviews, and as an advocate for bringing forward and resolving customer issues.


    • Deep knowledge and experience designing and maintaining relational databases including Oracle, MySQL, Postgres or SqlServer
    • Experience developing and supporting complex mission-critical production database systems
    • Broad awareness of customer workloads and use cases, including performance, availability and scalability
    • Experience analyzing issues holistically, from the application tier through the database, down to the storage
    • Awareness of emerging technologies and approaches in IT
    • Working knowledge of relational database internals (locking, consistency, serialization, recovery paths) 
    • Working knowledge of at least one scripting language (shell, Python, Perl)
    • Coding skills in the procedural language for at least one database engine a must (PL/SQL, T-SQL etc.) 
    • Proven track record of automating tasks
    • Root cause analysis of production-related database issues
    • On-call for production databases - daily maintenance, monitoring, problem resolution and internal customer and dev support
    • Excellent SQL and DB performance tuning skills
    • Working with one or more streaming platforms, such as Apache Kafka, Spark Streaming, Storm, or AWS Kinesis
    • Track record of engineering performance and availability solutions
    • Exposure to cloud environments and architectures
    • experienced in various Clustering and Sharding architectures
    • Experience in Kubernetes will be a plus


    • Experience with other Data Persistence platforms: RDBMS (Postgres, Oracle, MySQL), Distributed SQL Engines (Cassandra, Foundation DB, Cockroach DB), NoSQL (Mongo DB), Hadoop, Data and Software Migration off/to RDBMS, AWS DBs (RDS, DynamoDB, EMR, Redshift, Aurora, etc.), Data Information Lifecycle Management, Data Security, Big Data....
    • Bachelor's Degree with 8 or more years of industrial experience, and/or a high school diploma with 10 or more years professional experience in full life cycle design and development to include IT architecture, banking industry experience, and understanding client requirements
    • Relevant Experience or Degree in: Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Business or related field


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