Principal Database Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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At Altais, we're looking for bold and curious innovators who share our passion for enabling better health care experiences and revolutionizing the healthcare system for physicians, patients, and the clinical community. Doctors today are faced with the reality of spending more time on administrative tasks than caring for patients. Physician burnout and fatigue are an epidemic, and the healthcare experience and quality suffer as a result. At Altais, we're building breakthrough clinical support tools, technology, and services to let doctors do what they do best: care for people. Come join us as an early member of our passionate and growing team as we change the game for the future of healthcare and enable the experience that people need and deserve. Description Are you looking to build your career in Data and Analytics and be part of a growing and dynamic team? We've got a great opportunity to be part of a start-up business with the resources and leadership of an experienced Data and Analytics organization. We believe that people are our greatest asset, so the Altais Data and Analytics team is absolutely critical to the success of the organization as a whole. As Database Engineer, you will work closely with will work with design and engineering peers to create and manage various cloud hosted data solutions to support traditional analytical as well as a host of machine learning models. Primarily responsible for the implementation and management of database solutions, the administrator will coordinate with requirement gathering and testing as necessary. The administrator will also participate cross-functionally in other larger enterprise projects as a SME to support the domain needs.This position is located in our San Francisco Montgomery Street location and will move to our brand-new Oakland City Center location in Spring 2020 which may require limited travel to Northern and SoCal locations. About the Work: Solution design and implementation. Daily system monitoring to ensure 24X7 availability of cloud-based databases and related applications. Day-to-day support of multiple Production and non-production environments. Troubleshooting of issues and DB and application side performance tuning. Automation of repeatable tasks. Support and implement high availability and disaster recovery for databases using AWS and Azure tools. Perform backup and recovery procedures. Identify, maintain, and audit database standards, best practices, and processes. Implement cloud security models along with data masking, de-identification and encryption methodologies, establish appropriate end-user access control levels. Qualifications The Skills, Experience & Education You Bring: BS in Computer Science or related field Database Administrator with 5 or more years of experience across the spectrum of AWS and Azure database solutions including: Experience with capacity management and planning . Experience working with both relational and big-data NOSQL cloud-based databases. Ability to use industry tools to design and maintain data and database solutions. Experience performing database installation and configuration in a cloud environment. Strong understanding of cloud architecture in general, be Subject Matter Expert on the cloud database offerings, their differences and limitations. Expertise in architecting and implementing HA/DR solutions for databases running in the cloud; Expertise applying database standards for operations, upgrades, migrations and onboarding new applications and/or clients. Implement cloud security models along with data masking, de-identification and encryption methodologies, establish appropriate end-user access control levels. Experience performing applications database administration functions including code review, performance analysis, query tuning, database application design, physical data modeling, and developer support. Experience with disaster recovery tools. Strong understanding of logical and physical data modeling and using tools such as ER/Studio or equivalent. Strong understanding of database standards and best practices. Demonstrated proficiency in T-SQL (queries, Stored Procedures, User-Defined Functions, Views, Indexes, etc.). Familiarity with prevalent SDLC methodologies You Share our Mission & Values: You are passionate about improving the healthcare experience and want to be part of the Altais mission. You are bold and curious - willing to take risks, try new things and be creative. You take pride in your work and are accountable for the quality of everything you do, holding yourself and others to a high standard. You are compassionate and are known as someone who demonstrates emotional intelligence, considers others when making decisions and always tries to do the right thing. You co-create , knowing that we can be better as a team than individuals. You work well with others, collaborating and valuing diversity of thought and perspective. You build trust with your colleagues and customers by demonstrating that you are someone who values honesty and transparency. DicePost Physical Requirements Office Environment - roles involving part to full time schedule in Office Environment. Based in our physical offices and work from home office/deskwork - Activity level: Sedentary, frequency most of work day. Please click here for further physical requirement detail. Altais is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blue Shield of California. Candidates hired to work for Altais, Altais Health, and Altais Clinical Services will be employed by California Physicians' Services dba Blue Shield of California. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest records and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, State and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability status and any other classification protected by Federal, State and local laws - provided by Dice

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