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Lead Database Engineer

Thomson Reuters Technology Operations 2/5/2018 2:50:01 PM Carrollton, TX United States of America
Job Description

Job Duties:

We now have a giant monolithic single tenant SQL Server 2014 database that acts as the data store for several products. The ideal candidate should be able to analyze the current database in detail, code and test the necessary migration scripts, and pave the way to get us to the target state outlined below:

  • Move each product to its own database so multiple products no longer co-exist in the same database.
  • Once we achieve product level database isolation, take it to the next level to achieve service level database isolation. Currently, each product has several services, but they all use the same database. This move to service level database isolation will ensure the data store for each service is self-contained and get us to closer to true micro-service architecture.
  • Currently, every client gets their own database. We want to move to multi-tenant database structure so the same database can house the data for several clients.
  • Finally, move this SQL 2014 database from our internal data center to AWS in a PostgreSQL DB.

Mandatory requirements:

  • Strong hands-on relational Database experience is a must. The ideal candidate should have at least 7+ years of hands-on SQL data modeling, coding, analyzing and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong experience in analyzing and figuring out the underlying data tables, and the dependencies on views, procs, triggers, functions and constraints.
  • Should be able to write and test data migration scripts with ease.
  • Experience charting ER diagrams
  • The ideal candidate should have spent majority of the last 10-15 years in SQL tools like Profiler, Management Studio, Query Analyzer, etc.
  • Experience with a large scale database (several 1000’s of DBs and 500+tables in each DB)
  • Comfortable working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment

Optional requirements:

  • Experience with PostgreSQL in AWS is a plus
  • Experience with RESTful micro-services is a plus

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Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Req #: JREQ097797
Locations: Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Operations
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