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Senior Database and Big Data 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.

What you’ll do

  • Work with Product and Engineering teams to understand requirements and Design scalable and highly available cloud solutions for data.

  • Identify and implement opportunities to optimize data storage and processing pipelines in cloud 

  • Participate in design discussions with product and engineering teams, provide expertise, share and implement best practices from Database and Bigdata point of view. 

  • Ensure high availability of databases, ensuring seamless database upgrades with none to minimum downtime. 

  • Participate in troubleshooting and resolution of database production incidents as part of on-call activities as needed.

  • Identify and analyze performance bottlenecks in databases, and implement necessary optimizations to resolve the performance bottlenecks. 

  • Work on Infrastructure automation projects. 

  • Implement disaster recovery strategies for production datastores.

  • Define maintenance windows, disaster recovery strategies and perform disaster recovery when needed.

  • Enable/Integrate monitoring, auditing, and alert systems for databases with existing monitoring infrastructure to enhance observability of database systems. 

  • Participate in change, problem management and  emergency response.

  • Responsible for system performance and reliability.

  • Self-Driven, flexible and willing to learn in adjacent areas with the initiative to learn more

What experience you need

  • Bachelors or Master Degree in computer science or relevant stream. 

  • 8+ years experience as a DB engineer managing databases or  Big data solutions.

  • Good understanding in  Indexing, upgrades, restore and replication etc.

  • Strong technical skills on Google Cloud databases such as Oracle, Postgres, Cloud SQL, Big table, BigQuery etc

  • Solid SQL experience, authoring complex queries

  • Experience working on relational and non-relational databases (NoSQL, etc).

  • Experience working on Big Data products/ solutions is a plus.

  • Google cloud, automation knowledge is a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems quickly and completely.

  • Scripting/Programming (Unix shell, Python, etc) experience is highly desirable.

  • Knowledge of data processing libraries and frameworks is a plus.

  • Experience with Infrastructure automation with Terraform is a plus.

What could set you apart

  • Self-starter that identifies/responds to priority shifts with minimal supervision.

  • Experience designing and developing  big data processing solutions using Dataflow/Apache Beam, Bigtable, BigQuery, PubSub, GCS, Composer/Airflow, and others

  • Experience with backend technologies such as JAVA/J2EE, SpringBoot, SOA and Microservices 

We offer a hybrid work setting, comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, attractive 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!

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. 

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

Working at Equifax

We believe in a growth mindset. At Equifax, this includes providing our employees opportunities to perform at their best and learn new skills along the way to inspire and build fulfilling careers. Watch our video to learn more about how you can power your possible! 

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