VSP Global VSP Vision Care - Senior Database Engineer in Rancho Cordova, California
VSP Global is comprised of five complementary businesses that combine high-quality eye care insurance, high-fashion eyewear, customized lenses, ophthalmic technology and retail solutions, with employees in over 23 countries. No matter the role, we’re all focused on a singular mission: to help people see. Learn more by visiting https://vspglobal.com/cms/careers/
The database engineer is responsible for the design, planning, , performance, modifications, and overall maintenance of database structures. Database Engineer is accountable for the full lifecycle of the Database Management System (DBMS).
Maintain and modify existing databases meet the business needs
Manage database monitoring tools, examine performance metrics and functionality of databases, tune the database to ensure optimal business user experience.
Develop database strategies to maintain highest database quality and continuously meet necessary functionality for the business
Design and create database structure (logical design) partnering with development teams for business partner data and requirements analysis
Utilize the logical design to develop the physical database design, and creation of the highest performing, optimized database
Collaborate with developers post-implementation for quality control assurance; and to ensure developer understanding of data and access methods
Direct and/or execute physical database changes required by applications.
Maintain database schema’s and data descriptions in Data Dictionary
Establish, create, and maintain business continuity, and disaster recovery policies, procedures, and plans; create and facilitate test case scenario of all backup/recovery planing
Partner with users to determine, and develop data models for user reporting needs, and ad-hoc reporting based on queries; eradicate existing user data misuse or user data conflicts
Ensure data integrity and license compliance for all databases
Responsible for DBMS and other database related tools including end to end planning, management and execution of upgrades.
Plan and coordinate database security measures in order to maintain data integrity
Remain current on new technologies; introduce applicable technology in
alignment with VSP goals and for creative solutions
Drive constructive change and provide leadership
Typically has the following skills or abilities:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
Eight years of related experience
Certified in one or more industry standard (recognized) databases
Experience in storage technology, memory management, disk arrays, and network management
Expert knowledge of SQL
Developed knowledge and professional application of database theory and design
Excellent analytical and problem - solving skills for even complex problems
Excellent organization and time management skills
Knowledgeable of technology best practices in order to optimize organizational best practices
Experience, preferably in healthcare industry, identifying and mitigating risks
Excellent written and verbal communication skills to employees of all levels
Demonstrated ability to direct others to optimal outcomes
Working Conditions / Physical Demands
The working environment is generally favorable lighting and temperature is adequate, and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust etc.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job grade.
The information above describes the general nature of the position and serves as a summary of the typical job functions. It's not a comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, or duties.
VSP Global is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.