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Cloud Database Engineer


Equifax is where you can power your possible. If you want to achieve your true potential, chart new paths, develop new skills, collaborate with bright minds,  and make a meaningful impact, we want to hear from you

Equifax is looking for a Cloud Database Engineer to provide both on-prem and cloud based database administration and support. You will provide level 3 support for on-prem databases. You will also be actively involved in operationalizing multi cloud data platforms (AWS/GCP). You will play a critical role in decisions and supporting what new cloud products are to be consumed internally. You will proactively review ever changing or evolving cloud features, incorporating those features internally thru scripting or documentation which will be made available throughout the business units and teams you support.

What you’ll do

  • Execute and translate into operational excellence the database architecture roadmaps and specific plans to implement them

  • Database version upgrades

  • Patch testing and deployment

  • Proactive database capacity planning

  • Usage of new database features

  • Monitor performance and scalability goals along with high availability and disaster recovery goals

  • Data security and protection

  • Functionality, stress, and load testing

  • Compliance initiatives (SOX, PCI, etc.)

  • Participate in production on-call rotation (one week at a time of 7x24 on-call support for production environments)

  • Execute major database migrations as well as application migrations, with minimal system downtime

  • Ensure database standards are followed and implemented

  • Database health monitoring

  • Maintain Technical Documentation

  • Proactively monitor production database systems, analyze findings, formulate and implement recommendations

What experience you need 

  • BS or Associate's Degree/Technical Certification or equivalent job experience required

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a SQL Server and/or Oracle production and development DBA in a 24*7 environment

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with Cloud technologies (should include knowledge of GCP and AWS cloud Database solutions).

  • Minimum of 5 years of scripting experience

What could set you apart

  • Is familiar with the utilization of source code repository (GitHub).

  • Experience implementing and managing Infrastructure as Code (e.g. Terraform, Python, Chef)

  • Hands-on experience using Google Cloud Analytical Services

  • Experience in designing and building production data pipelines from data ingestion to consumption within a hybrid big data architecture

  • Knowledge of the configuration of monitoring solutions and the creation of dashboards

  • Experience with maintaining a very large database in a high volume, on-line transaction processing environment. 

  • Can execute and translate into operational excellence the database architecture roadmaps and specific plans to implement them. 

  • Implements and manages High Availability and Disaster Recovery. 

  • Experience working closely with auditors and related compliance initiatives (SOX, PCI, etc.). 

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

Are you ready to power your possible?  Apply today, and get started on a path toward an exciting new career at Equifax, where you can make a difference!

Equifax is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orie ntation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.



Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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