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Database Engineer 5- Contract

Company: The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints
Location: Riverton
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Info

Posting Dates: 02/03/2021 - No Closing Date

Job Family: Information Technology

Department: Information and Communication Services Department


The Database Engineer 5 plans and conducts assignments, generally larger and important projects or more than one project. A Database Engineer 5 is fully responsible for the systems and infrastructure which support a product. The person in this role directs and guides the design in a way that ensures compliance with technical and architectural standards. The Engineer understands and communicates the non-functional requirements which are necessary for successful product operation. Additionally, the position ensures the implementation and transition into production happens smoothly. While the solution runs in production this person is responsible to resolve any problems or issues that are escalated to him/her. The Engineer engages vendors in the resolution of incidents as necessary, and once an incident is resolved, the Engineer is responsible to ensure all defects in the system or process are identified, tracked, and resolved. This person ensures that all proposed changes have been adequately planned and reviewed eliminating the possibility of unplanned service outages.

This individual works with divine guidance to provide or support technology that furthers the mission of the Church and reflects the eternal impact of the gospel.


  • Configure and maintain the database software

  • Create data structure

  • Analyze and protect data, including troubleshooting, backups, security processes/configuration

  • Design and develop both data services and data integrations

  • Follow engineering best practices

  • Fulfill technical lead role for engineering solutions

  • Evaluate, recommend, purchase, install, test, upgrade, and maintain existing or proposed systems to structure and access database

  • Lead in creating standards for all groups

  • Create standards and procedures for operations teams

  • Train support personnel and systems users

  • Analyze database systems problems and provide problem resolution

  • Respond to security issues and requests

  • Participate in Problem Management process

  • Maintain production documentation

  • Comply with policy, standards, and regulatory requirements

  • Participate in an on-call rotation working evenings and weekends



  • Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent professional experience

Work Experience:

  • 8+ years relevant professional experience.

  • 6+ years of experience supporting product development activities and be capable of guiding technology decisions.

Demonstrated Skills & Abilities:

  • Possesses and applies comprehensive knowledge in field of specialization to the completion of significant assignments.

  • Proven successful leadership skills

  • Experience with Change, Incident, and Problem management processes. Strong operational understanding and discipline.

  • Must have mastery of SQL in two or more RDBMS systems

  • Experience with NoSQL databases

  • Experience supporting data services and integrations in virtual environments

  • Experience with both transactional and analytical data processing

  • Exceptional communicator; both written and verbal

  • Demonstrated experience evaluating vendors and their products and be capable to identifying critical gaps in their offerings

  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and train her or his peers

  • Strong understanding of the business processes being supported by the solution

  • Outstanding troubleshooter, with the ability to think under pressure and drive the hardest problems to resolution

  • This job operates in a professional office environment

  • To successfully perform the essential functions of the job there may be physical requirements which need to be met such as sitting for long periods of time and using computer monitors/equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

Worthiness Qualification

Must be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and currently temple worthy.


Posting Notice/More Info.

Please Note: All positions are subject to close without notice.

Find out more about the many benefits of Church Employment at http://careers.churchofjesuschrist.org.

Only members of the Church who are worthy of a temple recommend qualify for employment. Apart from this, the Church is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment decisions on any basis that would violate U.S. or local law.

Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, national origin, color, gender, pregnancy, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or other legally protected categories that apply to the Church. The Church will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities.

Keywords: The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints, Riverton , Database Engineer 5- Contract, Other , Riverton, Utah

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