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Senior Database Engineer - Direct-Hire/FTE - Southern CA.

Company: INSPYR Solutions
Location: Newport Beach
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Database Engineer - Direct-Hire/FTE - Southern CA. -

Title: Senior Database Engineer
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Duration: Direct-Hire/FTE
Compensation: $160-190K Annual Salary Range with variable bonus based on experience
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US
Qualified candidates may send a copy of their resume (Word Format) to

Position Description
Do you love databases, SQL and computer science? This position may be for you. The database team is looking for database expert to join our team. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with public cloud platforms on multiple database technologies. This position will work closely with various development groups across the firm to ensure our database platforms are scalable, reliable, and secure.


  • Design, build and automate scalable, performant, and secure database solutions for the firm.
  • Collaborate with our development teams to design, implement and operationalize data -driven applications and services.
  • Ability to solve difficult production issues quickly.
  • Work closely with various development teams across the firm to ensure proper use of features, best practices, and alignment to database standards.
  • Implement security best practices to ensure data privacy and compliance.
  • Tune complex SQL proactively & reactively as required. Be able to rewrite SQL queries where necessary.
  • Optimize database performance and ensure high throughput, low latency, and high availability.
  • Design, implement, and maintain capacity planning for database systems.
  • Develop disaster recovery and backup strategies to ensure database resilience and business continuity.
  • Stay up to date with emerging trends and technologies in database engineering and public cloud platforms.
  • Drive initiatives to improve platform cost and performance efficiency.
  • Be a mentor for other database engineers on the team.
  • Willingness to work off hours/weekends as required.


    • 10+ years of experience as a database developer or database engineer.
    • 10+ years of database development support & and SQL tuning experience.
    • Production experience supporting AWS and Snowflake data platforms highly preferred.
    • Experience with non-relational and/or columnar databases is a plus.
    • Experience with database migration and replication, specifically from Oracle database to public cloud.
    • Solid understanding of database security best practices.
    • Demonstrable record of accomplishment of SQL skills, infrastructure automation and database tuning on VLDBs.
    • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills.
    • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Management Information Systems, or equivalent.

Keywords: INSPYR Solutions, Newport Beach , Senior Database Engineer - Direct-Hire/FTE - Southern CA., Engineering , Newport Beach, California

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