You'll support an enterprise-level mission critical application from a database mgmt/DBA capacity. Defining schemas/models to support application requirements/scaling, supporting DBA-related Build activities, researching/implementing new DB practices/technologies as they apply to the application requirements,/being subject matter expert of the data flowing into/out of the application. You'll be working to deliver successful outcomes on the GE Predix platform for GE Transportation.
Leads analysis, model and design of the application data structure, storage, integration, deployment and support.
Strong understanding of both normalized and dimensional model disciplines and techniques and in creating data logical and physical data models.
Designs and documents conceptual/logical models and implementing physical models
Support and embrace a DevOps culture. Be capable and willing to build brand new application functionality whilst supporting a [soon-to-be] live production application.
Define database standards for tables, columns, indexes
Handle the daily responsibilities of supporting the build and release needs of Agile scrum teams
Provide guidance to cross-team and team members in database best practices and procedures
Support all pre-production, managed environments for middleware services and applications
Own specific deployment problems and provide active coordination between various groups including internal and external groups in resolving a specific problem
Work with Development, QA and other teams to understand changes to the existing production environment on an ongoing basis and maintain all database environments for the application
Lead concurrent data integration, migration or conversion initiatives associated with the application
Partner with the functional owners and IT application teams to understand the source data
Interface with technical team (data analysts, ETL developers, etc.) to ensure full understanding of business requirements and accurate data mapping
Partner with functional team and application owners on data reconciliation & validation efforts
Identify & lead implementation of monitoring controls to ensure ongoing data quality
Work closely with your peers and keep engaging in a fast pace technical design and development team
Understand whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them
Be an expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through database design and best coding practices
Partner and work closely with the back end development team for seamless integration
Share knowledge, power, and credit, establishing trust, credibility and goodwill
Be a part of a strong, growing development team all with the same goal to build a robust, yet maintainable application
Bachelor's Degree in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) OR the completion of a code development pair-programming, bootcamp-style, or accelerated training curriculum focused on contemporary software development OR High School Diploma / GED with a 4 year minimum of IT experience.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in leading in a data management and/or database architecture, data warehousing, ETL development, or similar space
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required.
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Must be willing to travel
Must be willing to work out of an office located in New Orleans, LA
Additional Eligibility Qualifications
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.
Experience with Predix and Cloud Foundry, PostgreSQL, Oracle DB
Hands-on technical experience with data modeling, business process, data analysis, profiling, ETL and Data Base Management Systems (DBMS)
Understanding and appreciation for different database models and the ability to align the appropriate database models/design to meet the specific needs of a new application
Strong technical knowledge and acumen on multiple technology stacks. Ability to learn new technologies quickly
Experience working in an Agile software development environment
Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.
Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels.
Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.
Strong analytical skills – strong problem solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve.
Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.
Highly self-motivated, able to work independently
Demonstrated customer focus – evaluates decisions through the eyes of the customer; builds strong customer relationships and creates processes with customer viewpoints
Strong problem solving skills