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Senior Database Engineer in Sun Prairie at QBE

Date Posted: 2/12/2018

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    Sun Prairie
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Job Description

Participate in the development, creation and administration of basic databases for business needs by reviewing assigned business requirements and partnering with engineering team and infrastructure teams to assist with developing effective technologies for the achievement of corporate objectives.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the delivery of timely and efficient database engineering by following business requirements, assisting senior engineers with workload and completing assignments in a timely and efficient manner to ensure alignment with key stakeholder objectives
  • Assist with achieving key stakeholders’ database needs by escalating issues to team and consulting on effective database engineering plans to engage in a partnered approach to properly sequencing the project lifecycle 
  • Facilitate effective database execution by participating in the installation and configuration of software and tracking performance of applications to identify and communicate issues and support continual functioning and alignment with business needs
  • Align individual performance with department expectations by adhering to established schedules, setting work-related goals and communicating with management to report achievements and solicit feedback
  • Assist with vendor management initiatives by communicating with vendors as needed to troubleshoot issues and ensure continual functioning of technical solutions in area of responsibility
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Adopt QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives

Experience / Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • 2 years relevant experience with basic database engineering; troubleshooting experience within an IT function
  • Associate’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Technology or equivalent combination of education and work experience

  • Applied knowledge of multiple technical platforms utilized in area of responsibility

  • Applied knowledge of fundamental IT concepts, systems, platforms, tools and technologies, hardware, software and services
  • Basic knowledge of technology to control and safeguard the collection, organization, structure, processing and delivery of data
  • Basic knowledge of programming, coding and scripting in various languages
  • Assist in implementing business-aligned databases in various formats

  • Work with technology and choose the appropriate technological tool for a given task; assist in design and set-up of basic database frameworks

  • Build constructive and cooperative working relationships

  • Understand the needs and goals of customers and actively look for ways to meet them

  • Support the generation or adaptation of technology to serve user needs

    Utilize effective research and investigative techniques
  • Motivational, inspirational and enthusiastic approach to team involvement

  • Multi-task and handle competing priorities

  • Communicate information in a clear, well-organized and professional manner

  • Demonstrated ability to think critically, creatively and

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

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