Kapsch Group Company Profile

Database Developer

Kapsch Group

Job Description

The Role:As part of the Operations and Maintenance group, the Database Developer will be supporting, maintaining and enhancing existing transaction systems running on the Oracle RDBMS. The role will work collaboratively with database operations and software engineering in diagnosing and fixing production database issues, automation and streamlining our operations and code release processes, build and maintain tools for deployment and monitoring operations, perform software maintenance and configuration, implement the fix for internally developed code(PL/SQL, Python, BASH), troubleshoot and resolve issues in our development, testing, staging and production environments. The position requires proficiency with relational databases, object oriented programming and exceptional problem solving skills.Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and troubleshoot database code for projects already in operations
  • Develop and improve operational practices and procedures
  • Multi task and prioritize activities so as to complete tasks and objectives independently and fully
  • Participate in consulting support on projects and existing system support issues
  • Evaluate software packages and make recommendations to management
  • Identify problems before they happen and implement solutions that detect and prevent outages
  • Identify conflicting business practices and integration issues, suggesting alternative solutions
  • Communicate proficiently with other team members as well as business stakeholders
  • Establish and coordinate software maintenance activities across different regions
  • Provide technical expertise and leadership to support teams in the analysis, design, test and support of tolling business applications
  • Interface with the client, software operations and developers to ensure that solutions are implemented accurately

What’s in it for you?

  • Solving complex problems that improve daily the lives of people around the world
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies in a high-growth industry
  • Career growth and development opportunities
  • Casual work environment with flexible work hours
  • Excellent benefits including a no-cost medical insurance option for employee and eligible dependents

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years of experience providing development/technical engineering and operations support in a mission critical transaction processing environment. In Lieu of a bachelor’s degree, 10 years of relevant work experience and education is acceptable
  • Experience in Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS)
  • Experience in 24x7 production operations, preferably supporting a highly available environment
  • Knowledge of relational databases Oracle/PL SQL
  • Strong understanding on networking basics, OSI model and networking protocols
  • Debugging and troubleshooting skills, with an enthusiastic attitude to support and resolve customer problems
  • Creative and good understanding of object oriented systems
  • Proven ability to research, evaluate, and select products/tools needed to meet business requirements
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and conceptual skills
  • Easily relates well with others, answers questions clearly with confidence and asks the right questions to get better understanding
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to express complex technical concepts in business terms
  • Ability to travel regionally (approximately 10 to 15%)
  • Ability to participate in an on call rotation
  • A Solid Linux background strongly preferred
  • Prefer exposure to Object Oriented programming

Kapsch TrafficCom is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality or sex. Kapsch TrafficCom is a drug-free workplace. Kapsch is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an email to [email protected] to advise of the nature of your request along with your contact information.Candidates Requiring Sponsorship: Kapsch TrafficCom regrets that presently we are unable to consider individuals for this position who will require sponsorship for employment visa status (i.e., TN, H1-B, OPT, etc.).Unsolicited Third-Party Candidates: Please note that Kapsch TrafficCom does not accept unsolicited resumes/candidates from third-party recruiters that are not engaged and under written contract with Kapsch TrafficCom. Any employment agency, individual or entity that submits an unsolicited resume/candidate acknowledges and understands that Kapsch TrafficCom has the right to hire any applicant at its own discretion without any fee owed or due to the submitting third-party employment agency, individual or entity. For more information, please contact [email protected]#DICE