09/14/2021

Systems Engineer - Database

  • acuity INSURANCE
  • Sheboygan, WI, USA
Full Time IT

Job Description

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Carry out the research, design, implementation, and ongoing maintenance of our enterprise data storage software, architectures, tools, methodologies and best practices.  
  • Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues.
  • Monitor, optimize, and allocate physical data storage for database systems.
  • Develop routines to help end-users leverage best practices in database utilization.
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Further develop in-house database utilities.
  • Create database objects.
  • Develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies in conjunction with application development staff.
  • Design and implement database recovery plans that cover a wide range of scenarios from recovery of a single table, to the recovery of all databases in the event of a disaster.
  • Define and/or implement access controls to our data.
  • Educate Staff on new database technologies and practices.
  • Test new software products and releases as well as hardware devices.
  • Assist in establishing standards and trouble reporting procedures.
  • Assist in system performance monitoring, reporting and tuning.
  • Assist in the integration of multiple hardware platforms.
  • Participate in the Disaster Recovery plan and rehearsals.
  • Design new or revised architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements and provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.
  • Remain abreast of company and industry directions.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

EDUCATION:

Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent and continued field specific education.

 

EXPERIENCE:

3-5 years practical experience in computer operations, applications and/or technical support or information security.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A keen interest and aptitude for problem identification and resolution
  • Full understanding of operating system hardware, software, network components, security, and/or database management system
  • Ability to provide exact audit trials and recovery points during project life cycles to ensure maximum system stability
  • Ability to work cooperatively with technical and non-technical system users and industry vendors
  • Good listening ability as well as the ability to competently train others
  • Willingness to respond to problems with little notice as well as to adjusting off hours scheduling to meet company project installation dates.

 This job is classified as exempt.


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