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Senior Database Engineer

Thomson Reuters Technology Development 2/27/2018 9:53:20 AM Carrollton, TX United States of America
Job Description

We are looking for a Database Engineer who loves solving deep and complex technical and business problems. We are looking to modernize our database infrastructure by leverage databases options to improve performance, automation to streamline deployment and delivery, in addition to automating the support process. We work closely with other engineering groups to bring a "full-stack" perspective on how the application and infrastructure are working together to provide availability and performance while still allowing for the great amount of change we want.  The team strives for situational awareness; we know that failure happens, and our people and systems should be resilient to that reality.


  • Pro-Active support of Sybase [15.x], Sybase Replication [15.x], Microsoft SQL server [SQL2008, SQl2012]
  •  Develop, optimize and troubleshoot stored procedures and triggers.
  • Build out/upgrades SYBASE and REPLICATION server’s version 15.x
  • Build out/upgrades Microsoft SQL Server version SQL2008/SQL2012
  • Tune SQL on Sybase/Microsoft SQL Server  OLTP and data warehouse systems
  • Support Development and Production, should be comfortable switching between engineer and trouble shooter
  •  Develop/maintain Index Maintenance/Database Consistency/defrag and other database maintenance scripts and reports


  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Good understanding of the Microsoft BI Stack – SSIS, SSRS,SSAS
  • Detail-oriented approach and methodical approach to solving problems
  • Strong background in creating and maintaining scripts in  (Bash, Powershell)
  • Knowledge of Linux and Windows systems  and regular use of command line tools
  • Understanding of Database  Replication [Sybase Replication Server or Microsoft SQL Server]
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have excellent written skills
  • Self-starter and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Enthusiasm for learning and result-oriented
  • Ability to think logically
  • Ability to work with little supervision
  • History of handling complex projects through to completion
  • Ability to navigate through complex infrastructures independently and act as an application owner is a plus
  • Strong ability to own side projects including building or improving support tools is a plus
  • Experience working in a virtual environment (VMware, KVM, XEN) is a plus
  • Familiarity with  Warm Standby and Database Mirroring is a plus

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ099084
Locations: New York-New York-United States of America|Carrollton-Texas-United States of America
Job Function: Technology Development
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