AVP - Database Engineer

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Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's supports independent thought and promotes a work environment that values and maximizes the contributions of all employees. Moody's offers their employees:

  • Commuter Benefit Plan
  • Discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Educational Assistance
  • Financial Planning
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Parental Leave
  • Department

    Moody's Information Technology

    Job Description

    Responsible for the following as it relates to supporting the engineering and operations area of Postgres database technologies:

    • Design, Install, Support and operate PostgreSQL Database Server environment

    • Devops automation on all aspect of the platform (DB install/configure/Deployments)

    • Creating and configuring new Server Environments for approved business use case/projects

    • Perform user provisioning, server performance management, license management, and version upgrades

    • Stay current with product releases to be able to provide support and training for our customers

    • Track and document the lifecycle of the platform, database and middleware infrastructure per application/technology

    • Design, implement and follow strict engineering standards and guidelines to design, build, and operate the database technology solutions to support business applications

    • Keep abreast of the latest developments in the PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL database technology space and recommend improvements to enhance the team’s delivery capabilities

    • Develop and implement appropriate troubleshooting tools/technologies for proactively identifying problems including steps to quickly triage the problem leading to faster time to resolution

    • Establish and maintain database backup and recovery policies and procedures

    • Implement and maintain database security(SSL/AD/OKTA authentication) as per Moody’s InfoSec guidelines and standards

    • Setup Database Level Audit (DDL/DML) as per SOX requirements, automate reporting and integrate with current delivery mechanism.

    • Represent Engg team in the change management review and be the first level approver for planned changes

    • Partner with Level 2 team in creating SOPs and reporting for operations teams and ensure adherence to the same

    • Provide Operational support coverage for all Severity incidents

    • Communicate with Vendor to resolve technical issues

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor degree (or equivalent experience) in Engineering or IT-related field

    • Minimum 5 years’ experience in managing and operationally supporting Database technologies – PostgreSQL, MSSQL, MSSQL

    • Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle including agile methodologies

    • Familiar with utilization of source code repository(GitHub)

    • Must have hands-on experience with Postgres Database HA setup/Replication

    • AWS/Azure - Cloud exposure is a plus

    • Strong knowledge of Sybase/MSSQL Database technologies is a plus

    • Strong project management skills preferred

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Experience with Windows & Unix/Linux

    • Experience working in a virtualized and cloud environment

    • Experience in end to end Database automation and orchestration using leading tools (Ansible, Liquibase,Jenkis)

    • Experience in PowerShell, Unix Shell scripting/Python/Jython/standard scripting tools

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    AVP - Database Engineer
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