Junior DBA/Data Engineer at PCS Wireless

6 days ago Data & Databases Junior Full-Time
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This is a junior (mid-level) data services technical role supporting the enterprise-wide business intelligence and advanced analytics needs of the company


Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field of study from an accredited college or university; related work experience will be strongly considered
  • Microsoft certifications: MTA-Database Fundamentals, MCITP—SQL Server, CompTIA Network+

Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge on latest versions of SQL Server database (2016 and above), including troubleshooting and fixing performance issues, replication, backup/restore
  • Understanding RPO and RTO
  • Working knowledge of Oracle RDBMS
  • Working knowledge Python data structures
  • Novice level understanding of T-SQL concepts and syntax
  • Be a good team player with excellent Technical, Communication, Multi-Tasking, and Interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent problem solver with strong attention to detail
  • ODBC
  • Should be willing to learn new technologies and be a self-starter
  • Outstanding team player with the ability to work independently
  • Oracle NetSuite ERP
  • SQL Server 2016+ (SQL Server Database Engine, SSRS, SSAS, SSIS, Extended Events)
  • Best practices in data visualization and business intelligence
  • People skills like communication skills are a necessity for this position. The Data Engineer will be an approachable and relatable individual who forms strong connections with others and inspires trust and confidence in both his juniors and seniors
  • Understanding database recovery models
  • Backup and Restore fundamentals
  • Technical knowledge of standard concepts, practices and procedures related to database management
  • Experience coding complex stored procedures (using T-SQL)
  • Experience with developing/maintaining/deploying SSIS packages
  • Proven analytical problem solving and debugging skills
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues etc.
  • Providing database support for development and deployment of database scripts in Development, Test, Pre-Production and Production environments
  • Best practices in data visualization and business intelligence


Description

Junior DBA/Data Engineer with Business Intelligence Focus

Fully Remote (some travel to NJ HQ may be required periodically)

PCS Wireless is the global leader in the secondary market for connected devices. PCS Wireless partners with OEMs, operators, and retailers to unlock value in their and their customers’ devices. We specialize in the responsible redistribution of new and pre-owned computers, phones, tablets, accessories, and other wireless equipment. PCS Wireless’ partners leverage our Asset Recovery, Trade-In, Device Processing and Device Diagnostics services to sustainably improve their bottom line.

Founded in 2001, our team, through entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude, takes on challenges with grit and excitement. We are a community who welcomes challenges and diversity of opinion, always expressed with respect.

If you are looking to be part of a human company, where you can deploy your energy to help implement extraordinary growth, where you can feel part of a team focused in developing a business that is connecting people and maybe making the world a little better place, then come join us as we grow into the next phase of PCS Wireless.

This is a junior (mid-level) data services technical role supporting the enterprise-wide business intelligence and advanced analytics needs of the company (i.e. data science deliverables: reporting, datasets and data model architecture). This role is part of a specialized, cross-functional technical team (Data\Analytics Team) which builds systems that collect, manage, and convert raw data into usable information for data scientists, business analysts to interpret and reporting consumers (internal and external). Supports ODS and complex analytics for the company’s national and international warehouse operations. The team consists of business/data analyst, reporting developers, data engineers and data scientists tasked with design, administration, and maintenance of all enterprise reporting/analytics as primary data owners of business information.

Assist team Technical Lead and Data Engineer in supporting the team’s goal to make data accessible so that organizations can use it to evaluate and optimize their performance, within a fast-paced a complex business setting.

Demonstrated skills in SQL server reporting services, Tableau, analysis services, Salesforce, integration services, or any other data visualization tools. The candidate must additionally be capable of developing databases using SSIS packages, T-SQL, MSSQL, and MySQL scripts. The candidate will also have an ability to administer, troubleshoot, monitor, and maintain the business’s ETL pipeline and data warehouse.

Responsibilities

  • Performs physical and logical database administration functions as required for Application Sustain Services
  • Creates shell scripts and SQL scripts for database administration
  • Works with custom-developed applications (proprietary) and third-party applications to support DBA functions
  • Provides appropriate resources and skill sets to support the DBA functions for data platform applications/components (i.e., storage tier) as required
  • Reviews with Data engineer: new Database Management System (DBMS) releases to understand the business and technical impacts
  • Sets up and maintain test and production databases
  • Proposes database changes to ease monitoring and administrative effort
  • Documents and implements changes to databases via proper Change Management methodology
  • Monitors and analyzes database activity to proactively identify and prevent potential Incidents and recommend performance improvements
  • Participates in situation management of incidents related to database operations
  • Maintains and monitors security mechanisms, controls and procedures to keep the data secure based on operational security policies and regulatory requirements for compliance (GDPR, PCI-DSS, PII, SOC)
  • Participating in customer and team calls every week
  • Monitoring and assisting in maintaining operational baseline in RDBMS(es)
  • Benchmarking and testing changes
  • Wait stats analysis
  • A server administrator that has to maintain SQL Server as a part of the infrastructure
  • An administrator for a line-of-business application such as SharePoint, Microsoft CRM, Great Plains, Dynamics, or Biztalk
  • An administrator for one or many non-Microsoft systems that rely on SQL Server
  • Be proactive in performance tuning and optimization to help improve database efficiency
  • Implements and manages changes
  • Implements, maintains, and tests backup and recovery processes
  • Enforces security measures to protect company data
  • Provides first level Support and maintain MS SQL OLTP and OLAP (BISM Tabular and Multi-dimensional SSAS cubes) Server database environment
  • Assists Data Engineer in building database structures based on detailed design specifications
  • Performs database testing to ensure performance is met and compare with expected results
  • Provides support during the system implementation and production
  • Identifies gaps in scripts and procedures
  • Works with reporting developers and application developers to identify and resolve issues impacting production
  • Functions in 18x5 on-call environment
  • Performs operational procedures and maintain records
  • Interfaces with Tech Support for information gathering, trouble-shooting, and general technical support for security patches, installs, upgrades
  • Manages database backups
  • Defines maintenance plans
  • Planning a recovery strategy to meet RPO and RTO
  • Database Mirroring
  • Availability Groups
  • Log Shipping
  • Consistency checking
  • Index management
  • Statistics management
  • Understanding the impact of shrink
  • Planning for data purging tasks and ETL processes


Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

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