About the Customer
The сustomer is a leading provider of vehicle lifecycle solutions, enabling the companies that build, insure, repair, and replace vehicles to power the next generation of transportation. The company delivers advanced mobile, artificial intelligence, and connected car technologies through its platform, connecting a vibrant network of 350+ insurance companies, 24,000+ repair facilities, OEMs, hundreds of parts suppliers, and dozens of third-party data and service providers. The customer's collective set of solutions inform decision-making, enhance productivity, and help clients deliver faster and better experiences for end consumers.
The сustomer’s company was ranked #17 in the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago in 2020 by Built in Chicago, an online community for digital technology entrepreneurs in Chicago, and was named one of Forbes best mid-sized companies to work for in 2019 – an important accolade and retention tool for the 2,600+ full-time company employees (alongside 350 dedicated contractors).
About the Project
For now, it is a fixed-time assignment related to the DB modernization.
The projected length is June-September 2023.
There is a strong possibility that a team member can be kept beyond September.
During the Project the DBA will be responsible to use AWS SCT (schema conversion tool), DMS (Data Migration system) tools & other scripts (5-10%) (Python/shell scripting) to migrate schemas and data from Oracle databases to RDS Postgres.
Project Tech Stack:
AWS SCT, DMS tools & other scripts to migrate schemas and data from Oracle databases to RDS Postgres
Use AWS SCT, DMS tools & other scripts to migrate schemas and data from Oracle databases to RDS Postgres
Collaborate with product stakeholder teams to identify and implement functional and non-functional requirements
Be responsible for on-time delivery of high-quality software and infrastructure components
Work closely with engineering team members, architects to design, develop, and test all tiers of the application
Participate in ongoing maintenance and support including resolving any production issues/defects when needed
Ensure that the services are built and deployed in an automated fashion
Participate in open, frank discussions, especially in technical matters, while giving and accepting feedback and constructive criticism
Strong hands on Postgres DBA experience
Cloud experience (AWS preferred, but other cloud platforms also ok)
Basic Oracle experience
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field
A quality-oriented mindset focused on product delivery
A strong capacity and desire to learn
Nice to have experience:
Oracle/SQL to Postgres migration experience
Experience in Agile and Scrum practices