Support Engineer - SQL


: $87,790.00 - $131,300.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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ALTA is supporting a Support Engineer contracting opportunity in Rockville, MD. Resources should be local to attend an onsite interview.
Resources MUST have solid experience in Python scripting, SQL, and AWS.
Please note, the position requires residence in the US, Maryland. This posting is for two positions that are required to a modified work week that includes weekends. *
This position is for a mid-level support engineer that will provide primary support of data operations in AWS and on-prem hosted platforms for Market Regulation.
Supported platforms include AWS Services, UNIX, Windows, SQL, Postgres, Batch Scheduling, etc
This engineer should be able to perform application data operations activities for both AWS services and on-premise data centers in support of big data processing of market volumes.
Work involves monitoring batch processing, data processing execution, SQL status queries, management / remediation of issues, and escalation activities. Work also includes automation of data monitoring using Python scripting and SQL queries. Usage of central batch processing tools like JAMS/Autosys or any other equivalent is valuable to have. Mid-level experience in running SQL database queries is a must.
Following are the requirements for the position:
AWS experience is a must. We are rapidly expanding the application footprint in AWS. We are utilizing many services provided by AWS, and are continuously evolving as AWS evolves. Having experience supporting applications in AWS at an enterprise level is needed. Specifically working with EMR, EC2, S3, RDS, EBS Volumes, ELB, and Security Groups.
SQL, Postgres, Oracle, or equivalent database experience and building/running queries is a must.
o Operational activities heavily utilize SQL queries in the environment
Experience providing support for Linux based systems is a must. This includes assisting application teams with assessing issues and troubleshooting deployments.
Systems integration experience desirable. We have a very large integrated environment between many applications and services. This position will provide support to application including:
o application to application integration
o data flow between applications and services
o troubleshooting of integration issues
Scripting experience is required, and mid-level knowledge of Python is desired.
Associated topics: data administrator, data analyst, data engineer, data scientist, data warehousing, database administrator, etl, mongo database, mongo database administrator, sybase * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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