Data Warehouse Database Engineer
Best Buy Co., Inc. has an opening in Richfield, MN, for the position of Data Warehouse Database Engineer to engineer, tune, upgrade and deliver Big data/MPP and analytics platforms-Microsoft PDW/APS, IBM Netezza, Teradata, BI-servers, SQL server, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS and potentially other platforms at Best Buy. Interact with development, application operations, and infrastructure operations teams. Operationalize platforms by transitioning knowledge to service providers.
Provide level 3 problem escalation support and troubleshooting. Build disaster recovery strategy and crisis/outage management for database platforms which are hosting 100’s of Terabytes of data. Create and maintain technical documentation including operational runbook, standards, standard operation procedures and supporting documentation. Engage in workload management on big data platforms and server resource governance. Capture server performance and capacity data and build growth projection visualizations. Ensure compliance of all solutions to established security guidelines, approved standards, and approved company policies. Requires: Master’s or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science, or IT, plus at least 5 years of experience as a database administrator (1) working with largescale retail data warehouse and IT systems, (2) working with the following platforms: PDW/APS, MSBI servers, IBM Netezza and Teradata; (3) performing database scripting,automating, capacity planning, system CDC and tuning; (4) operationalizing relational databases including bigdata platforms, SQL Server and BI servers. In lieu of a Master’s or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science or IT, plus 5 years of experience, as specified above, will accept a Bachelor’s or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science or IT, plus at least 7 years of progressively responsible, post-bachelor’s degree experience, as specified above.Qualified applicants should apply online by going to www.bestbuy-jobs.com (requisition #: 647783BR), or by sending resumes and cover letter to Kaydee.Sumner@bestbuy.com.