Senior Database Engineer - DB2 LUW

Date Posted: Mar 3, 2017

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC

 

Role Value Proposition:

This position is required to research, install, test and document moderately complex database, business intelligence, data appliance and tool software and features as well as to conduct moderately complex problem prevention, identification, scope, and resolution specification and integration planning. This role will enable database engineering organization to effectively execute on the enterprise database strategy.

    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identifies and trends recurring database and business intelligence problems and implements permanent solutions for the scope.
  • Handles communications with technical partners outside of the database group.
  • Arrives at, tests, and documents database standards and best practices. Operationalizes instructions and processes for DB support group.
  • Performs advanced function- and compatibility- tests new DBMS and tool releases and fixes. Tests to ensure database software compatibility with new hardware, operating systems, and tools.
  • Partners with application and production DBAs and customers to solve problems. Installs and configures database administration and management tools.

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

  • 7 years or more experience with DB2 LUW – architecture, design, performance tuning, high availability, replication solutions, clustering solutions, BLU, DPF, and pureScale
  • EMC product suite for backup like Networker and Avamar
  • Infosphere Guardium – database security
  • Solid experience in engineering support of continuously available and high performing database environments
  • Solid communication skills, ability to build effective partnerships with peer groups, engineering teams, management, etc.
  • Experience with Big Data technologies
  • Prefer knowledge of Cloud based solution architectures
  • BA / BS degree preferred, advanced degree a plus

 

Travel

<5%

 

Business Category

Group Technology

 

Number of Openings

1

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

 

 

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 41784 


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