Sr. Database Engineer
Yellow Pages - Glendale, CA

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Sr. Database Engineer

Glendale, CA

Come shape the strategic vision at YP.com. YP Holdings (

"YP") is one of the largest local search, media and advertising companies in North America. YP.com generated approximately $3.3B in revenue in 2011, and there is a controlling interest in YP by an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P. We currently have an opportunity for a Sr. Database Engineer in our Glendale, CA, office. Join our dedicated and talented team of individuals all focused on creating the best products in the marketplace.

Job Summary:
The Senior Database Engineer will identify and extract information from various databases to assist in the decision support making process. Use the available data to compile reports or to build and/or expand databases to support department needs. Enhance the company's internal data analysis competency. This individual is responsible for preparation and analysis of customer and advertiser data using both relational and OLAP techniques, and its delivery via reporting tools. The successful candidate will be well versed in RDMSs, familiar with data warehouse/data mart concepts, development and use, and have the ability to communicate to both technical and business audiences.

Job Details:
: Work with business analysts to develop analytical approaches that meet business requirements. This involves translating requests into database queries, analyzing data, and transforming results into actionable reports.
: Ability to work without direct supervision and in the close collaboration with the team
: Design, develop, optimize, maintain and tune SQL queries and stored procedures. Develop project plans for the timely development and implementation of analyses.
: Ensure that code and/or processes being developed meet specifications and are clearly documented.
: Performs other duties as assigned.

Candidate Requirements:
: Unix background, including Unix shell scripting, Perl, Java, Ruby
: Experience working with grid computing environment based on Hadoop. Hands on experience in writing Map/Reduce Jobs (Hadoop).
: Experience developing on the large scale data warehouse MPP solutionssuch as Vertica, Netezza, GreenPlum, Aster or Teradata.
: Two years or more of Business Objects XI with technical abilities spanning from architecture to content development.
: Minimum of 2 years of Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence and analytics experience.
: 2 years' experience with MSSQL and Oracle
: Some experience with Business Objects Data Integrator, Informatica, SSIS or other ETL software
: Strong relational and dimensional data modeling and database design skills
: Demonstrated experience in all facets of Data Warehouse development (Data Modeling, Database Administration, Performance Tuning)
: Ability to gather data requirements through a variety of techniques (workshops, interviews, etc) and translate into technical solutions
: Solid understanding of data retrieval, transformation, and data warehousing architectural approaches
: Ability to gather data requirements through a variety of techniques (workshops, interviews, etc) and translate into technical solutions
: Solid understanding of data retrieval, transformation, and data warehousing architectural approaches
: Strong conceptual and analytic skills
: UML and data flow diagramming experience a plus.

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits including a matching 401(k), bonuses, and a casual yet high-energy work environment. Send us your resume today.

YP is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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Yellow Pages Group is a leading digital company in Canada. The Company serves over 300,000 local businesses through its nationwide sales...