Senior Database Engineer

in Colorado Springs, CO

Senior Database Engineer Job

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    Colorado Springs, CO, US

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    Information Technology

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Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Senior Database Engineer for one of our premier clients!

This position will provide senior-level DB engineering development and support, modernization and maintenance of Data Warehouse and Data Mart processes and platforms, as well as cross-coverage for support for all Business Application Databases across the organization (over 250 unique applications in total). This position will enable this to move forward with a broad Data Management effort currently focused on Business Intelligence platform management, implementation, and engineering support, leveraging data consolidation, preparation, and control. This position will work closely with IT Cybersecurity, Enterprise Architecture, and Data Governance teams to ensure proper standards and data security controls are applied and managed as well as ensure data is managed within the current and future state architectures for services.

Essential Job Functions - the basic job duties an employee must be able to perform:

Data Warehouse Management, including Data Mart Generation and Automation with multiple Security Data Classifications, and SQL Server Login/User Security Methodologies 

ETL data conversion engineering/programming methods including SSIS, BCP, and T-SQL Procedures and Functions in large scale, multiple DB environments

SQL Server automated processes including SQL Server Snapshot Replication, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Analytics Services (SSAS), Scheduled Reports Generation and Management, and SQL Server Backup and Recovery Methods

SQL Server Performance Tuning and User Process management

Microsoft Power BI Services and Tool Integration, Deployment and Support (or comparable Business Intelligence toolset)

General DB data administration and maintenance

We are looking for candidates who demonstrate knowledge of:

Microsoft SQL 2000 – 2019 DB Maintenance and Optimization of internally developed and vendor-supported databases

Database design, indexing, triggers, SQL Profile or Extended Events, SSMS, Transact-SQL programming including DDL and DML commands and Database Consistency Checkers

Planning and Implementation of database configuration updates following Change Management best practices

Creation and maintenance of SQL Server scheduled jobs, monitoring and resolving alert notifications

T-SQL stored procedure and function creation and tuning

Planning and installation of SQL Server databases and tools using identified SQL Server specifications and standards

ETL package design, management, and conversion with DTS and SSIS

Successful candidate will have

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in computer science, information management, or a related field. 

Five years of full-time experience working in an IT organization in database administration or related field

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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