Database Engineer

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Come help us expand International support for our database infrastructure at MathWorks!  Responsible for providing database reliability engineering as well as advanced 24x7 production operational support to application development teams for MySQL, SQL Server, MongoDb and other data-storage platforms as required by customers of the Database Operations team.  Initiate performance tuning and troubleshoot performance issues.  Automate manual and/or repetitive work.  Champion and integrate database technologies that are best aligned with the needs of our application development teams. 


  • Provide technical leadership and consulting to development teams (i.e. define best practices, facilitate adoption of those by development) 
  • Provide operational leadership in the administration of existing database infrastructure (i.e. Coordinate automation efforts to eliminate waste and reduce errors, evaluate and recommend improvements to existing infrastructure) 
  • Initiate performance tuning and troubleshooting performance issues – proactively seeks out and corrects causes of poor database performance (i.e. query design, missing or too many indexes, schema design, configuration issues, etc.) 
  • Evaluate and recommend enhancements to the database infrastructure (i.e. introduction of new technologies, implementation of features for technologies that are currently used, etc.) 

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree, or equivalent experience) is required.

Additional Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience with SQL Server Database Administration in a Windows environment. Multiple database platforms are a definite plus! 
  • Demonstrated exposure and aptitude with one or more database platforms; SQL Server preferred, but will consider MySQL Server or Oracle background as well
  • Understanding of the full-stack, from infrastructure to application
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and team collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with multiple teams in a medium to large organization
  • Experience with Amazon EC2/RDS or Azure a plus
  • Experience in a globally distributed HA environment is a plus
  • Experience using at least one scripting language
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MathWorks develops MATLAB and Simulink, the leading technical computing software used by engineers and scientists. The company employs more than 5,000 people in 16 countries, with headquarters in Natick, Massachusetts, USA. MathWorks is privately held and has been profitable every year since its founding in 1984.

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