Sr. Database Engineer 5 in Riverton, UT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 6/9/2022

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Job Description

Sr. Database Engineer 5

12-24 month contract

Riverton, Utah (hybrid work schedule)

Job Summary:

The Database Engineer 5 is a professional, master role that plans and conducts assignments, generally large and important projects, or more than one project. The Engineer is fully responsible for the systems and infrastructure which support a product. The person directs and guides the design in a way that ensures compliance with technical and architectural standards. The Engineer understands and communicates the non-functional requirements which are necessary for successful product operation. Additionally, the position ensures the implementation and transition into production happens smoothly. While the solution runs in production this person is responsible to resolve any problems or issues that are escalated. The Engineer engages vendors in the resolution of incidents as necessary, and once an incident is resolved, the Engineer is responsible to ensure all defects in the system or process are identified, tracked, and resolved. This person ensures that all proposed changes have been adequately planned and reviewed eliminating the possibility of unplanned service outages. The person in this role mentors all the other engineers in their portfolio. The Database Engineer 5 is a leader.


  • Configure and maintain the database software, and create data structures
  • Analyze and protect data, including troubleshooting, backups, security processes/configuration
  • Design and develop both data services and data integrations
  • Follow optimal engineering practices
  • Fulfill technical lead role for engineering solutions
  • Evaluate, recommend, purchase, install, test, upgrade, and maintain existing or proposed systems to structure and access database
  • Lead in creating standards for all groups
  • Create standards and procedures for operations teams
  • Train support personnel and systems users
  • Analyze database systems problems and provide problem resolution
  • Respond to security issues and requests
  • Participate in Problem Management process
  • Maintain production documentation
  • Follow policy, standards, and regulatory requirements
  • Participate in an on-call rotation working evenings and weekends


  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent professional experience
Work Experience:
  • 6+ years of relevant professional experience.
  • 6 years of experience supporting product development activities and guiding technology decisions
Required Skills:
  • Significant SQL DB experience
  • AWS Cloud DB experience (Aurora-PostgreSQL preferred)
  • Data migration experience
  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge in field of specialization to the completion of significant assignments.
  • Proven successful leadership skills
  • Experience with Change, Incident, and Problem management processes. Strong operational understanding and control.
  • Mastery of SQL in two or more RDBMS systems
  • Experience with NoSQL databases
  • Experience supporting data services and integrations in virtual environments
  • Experience with both transactional and analytical data processing
  • Exceptional communicator; both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated experience evaluating vendors and their products and be capable to identifying critical gaps in their offerings
Bonus Skills:
  • Master's degree

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.


Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.

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