Senior Database Engineer
TechSmith Corporation - Okemos, MI
What You’ll be Doing:
As a Senior Database Engineer at TechSmith, you will be part of a team that serves up leading edge software products, including Snagit, Camtasia Studio, and Morae. Explore emerging technologies in an agile, collaborative, and user centered environment that develops software and services for millions of users per month. At TechSmith we take pride in creating exceptional work experiences, encouraging innovation, and being involved with our employees, customers and communities. If you are a customer-centric, passionate database engineer who feels strongly about building world class scalable data-driven software, we’d like to talk to you.

Requirements:
Bachelor's degree (Computer Science or a closely related field, or equivalent work experience)

7+ years of professional software development experience

4+ years DBA experience with Microsoft SQL Server, or transferable RDBMS experience.

4+ years experience working with high availability SQL Server solutions.

Strong database fundamentals and concepts, including security, web based applications, database mirroring and replication.

Strong hardware and system administration knowledge.

A proven passion for creating software with excellence and innovation

Solid understanding of software engineering principles and the software development process

Self-motivated and able to collaborate with a diverse set of people from many disciplines

You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without an employer-sponsored petition for a visa, such as an H-1B visa. TechSmith does not intend to file any visa applications in connection with this opening.

Preferred Skills:
Design, implement and operate database systems for performance and reliability.

Optimize database and application performance.

Build database tools and automations, monitoring, auditing and alert systems.

Design and implement systems to measure service delivery and key performance indicators.

Work with software engineers to optimize overall application design, using performance data modeling, schema design and query reviews.

Determine database requirements, create logical models, build physical models and plan system architectures.

Interface with network and system operations teams to resolve problems with database systems, capacity planning and crisis management.

Working knowledge of SSIS and SSAS

General understanding of ETL design concepts

Basic understanding of NoSQL and non RDBMS concepts and technologies (i.e. Azure Table Storage or Amazon SimpleDB)

MCDBA, MCITP, or MCTS database certification strongly desired

Compensation and Perks:
Compensation is competitive, and is based on skills and experience. As a full-time employee you will receive the standard TechSmith benefits package including health insurance, paid time off, 401(k) program, etc. We offer a fun and casual environment where you can wear jeans every day, drink free pop, and enjoy company sponsored events. Please submit salary requirements along with your resume and cover letter.

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