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Database Architect


Fortune 50 Health Insurance

Brooksource is hiring for a Database Architect for a team at our Fortune 50 Health Insurance client. We are seeking experienced Database Architects that have worked with a combination of MySQL, Postgres, or MS SQL to create patterns, practices, and standard architecture of new solutions across the enterprise and then pass these requirements off to the engineering teams to be automated. You will be working with several groups across the enterprise who want to migrate databases to the cloud. This role will require you to understand what options there are to migrate, what tools you should use, what steps to use to migrate from the target to the source, and then work with the engineering team to do knowledge transfer so it’s done correctly the first time. For this reason, a viable candidate should have experience migrating databases from on-prem to the cloud and understand the challenges this presents and solutions to combat them.  


– Engage with application and engineering teams to design solutions that integrate with the application design

– Advise database platform engineering teams on application specific sizing and performance needs based on application data access patterns and document solutions

– Engage with enterprise security and architecture teams to validate solutions

– Document solution design

– Gain consensus on solution designs from all stakeholders

– Lead solution implementation issue resolution working across application, engineering, architecture, security, and vendor product teams

– Own design and implementation of new solutions through the entire lifecycle [Proof-of-Concept – Pilot – Minimal-Viable-Product – Adoption – Enhancement – Retirement]

– Present new technologies and analysis to internal governance bodies, determine best action plans for engineering design and implementation projects that meet Humana business and risk management requirements

Required Qualifications: 

– 5+ years of managing customer application design engagements – requirement management, architectural design, and proposal documentation/presentation

– 3+ years of experience designing and implementing one or more database platforms: Microsoft SQL, MySQL, or Postgres

– 3+ years of experience applying data design and backend application design architectural principles and methodologies

– Azure certifications

– Previous experience as a DBA

– 3+ years' experience with relevant scripting languages or programming frameworks desired – BASH, PowerShell, NodeJS, Java, .Net, etc

– 2+ years of experience designing and implementing solutions in Microsoft Azure

– Demonstrable experience designing and implementing:

o Backend data access/integration patterns

o Database security including field level encryption and data masking

o Data access patterns and strategies for resilient/scalable systems (saga, circuit-breaker, retry, sharding, etc)

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.


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