Location(s): United States; Rhode Island; Providence
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Role Summary: GE Digital is looking for a Software Engineer – Databases to support multiple enterprise-level mission critical applications from the database administrator (DBA) capacity. This includes: monitoring and maintaining general database health, defining schemas and models to support application requirements and scaling, supporting DBA-related Build activities, researching and implementing new DB practices and technologies as they apply to the application requirements.
Essential Responsibilities: In this role, you will:
Maintain database health for multiple production applications
Support all pre-production, managed environments for middleware services and applications
Design database improvements, changes, schemes, etc. for emerging business and application requirements
Define database standards for tables, columns, indexes
Handle the daily responsibilities of supporting the build and release needs of Agile scrum teams
Provide guidance to cross-team and team members in database best practices and procedures
Deploy code and other proactive maintenance activities to keep the services up and running
Own specific problems and provide active coordination between various groups including internal and external groups in resolving a specific problem
Work with Development, QA and other teams to understand changes to the existing production environment on an ongoing basis and for environment support
Update documentation that communicates standards and best practices of the engineering team
Implement metrics, Success Factors and Key Performance Indicators for the process and the team
Research, propose and implement forward-looking data-store-related changes and systems
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) or equivalent
A minimum of 2 years of professional experience in Database Design OR Master’s degree with 1 year of experience.
At least 1 year focusing on Oracle systems
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.
Oracle DBMS (EXADATA preferred)
Stored procedures/Functions/ Trigger Development
Strong in DB-related programming skills & DBMS concepts
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