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SQL Server Database Engineer (SQL Server/AWS) On-site interview in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 2/25/2019

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  • Location:
    Boston, MA
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Job Description

Must be able to interview onsite in Boston, work to be done at the client site. Must have strong SQL Server background, Development, some DBA, as well as AWS/Cloud experience.

Contract role, long term 1-2 years.

The Contract Database Engineer will help our asset management client ensure the availability and optimization of their production, development, and QA database environments.  Their current data environment is primarily MS SQL Server run on premises.  The winning candidate will assist with migrating to alternative data stores that may be more appropriate based on the latency, parallelization and isolation demands of a variety of critical use cases.  Experience with relational database design is a plus.   This engineer will contribute directly on data preparation and ETL workflows, and they will work with the team to provide technical expertise and guidance to multiple delivery teams in a DevOps environment.  They will review developer database code and work with developers to implement suggested enhancements.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Requirements of the SQL Server Database Engineer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field is preferred
  • Strong experience with database administration and development on SQL Server
  • Exceptional ability to identify issues within SQL Server, evaluate and offer solutions, and direct their implementation
  • Experience designing and implementing cloud native relational and non-relational database technologies such as PostgreSQL, MongoDB, and Hadoop
  • Experience with software development or scripting
  • Proven ability to efficiently and effectively troubleshoot problems in all environments as they arise
  • Experience with backup/recovery tasks, user administration, and SQL Server installation and configuration
  • Experience with traditional RDBMS platforms such as MS SQL Server
  • Knowledge of Windows Server 2012/2016, Linux platforms
  • Experience with cloud native database technologies is helpful (AWS preferred)
  • Exposure to Agile software methodology and CI/CD tools and practices preferred.
  • Ability to perform some occasional on-call duties supporting of mission critical systems

Keywords: SQL Server Database Engineer, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Hadoop, Windows, Linux, AWS, Agile, CI/CD, Financial Services

Job ID: 316282

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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