Sr. Database/Application Engineer – Java, SQL, Cloud, SaaS, Award-Winning Startup


Why should I apply here?

  • Award-winning startup in digital retail
  • Brand-name clients and customers
  • Pioneering company with global offices
  • Culture of creativity, innovation, and ambition
  • Dynamic, fast-paced working environment


What will I be doing?

  • Building and maintaining secure, robust, and efficient interfaces for loading data into, and requesting data from, cloud-based databases
  • Designing, developing, and maintaining data access, as well as updating interfaces across a variety of database platforms
  • Evaluating database architectures to select the appropriate database platforms
  • Working closely with the development team to ensure that data-driven application requirements are formulated and met
  • Coordinating database design with data access interface design
  • Using monitoring tools to identify bottlenecks and the root source of problem data
  • Resolving database performance issues and implementing measures to prevent them
  • Building and executing performance test plans to ensure efficiency and scalability
  • Developing and executing data migration procedures for moving data without disruption
  • Ensuring instrumentation of all data access interfaces, working with DevOps to ensure that all interfaces are monitored


What skills/experience do I need?

  • B.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • 5+ years of working as an Application Engineer for databases
  • 3+ years developing database-centric SaaS applications
  • Expertise in SQL and strong understanding of database performance concepts
  • Proficiency in Java and JavaScript, familiarity with Node.js
  • Experience with MongoDB or another NoSQL variant
  • Background working with JIRA and working in an Agile environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


What will make my résumé stand out?

  • Experience with any of the following is a plus:
    • ETL development (particularly Talend)
    • Redshift, AWS, or Hadoop


Location: Dallas, TX


Citizenship: U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. This company is currently unable to provide sponsorship (e.g., H1-B).


Salary: 125 – 175k


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