Senior Database Engineer

Senior Database Engineer


Build systems to answer business questions in a timely fashion.
Expand our business by providing strategic data to our game studios
Evaluate new technologies and products.
Design and implement a scalable data warehouse using ETL and/or MapReduce technologies
Develop infrastructure to inform on key metrics, recommend changes, and predict future results
Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability and stability of Vertica clusters
Work closely with the game studios to gather new data and leverage existing data to improve our games

Required Skills:

5+ years experience in business intelligence and database engineering
Experience with big data, have strong database development skills including SQL.
Have solid understanding of both relational and NoSQL database technologies. Experience with Vertica in particular is a plus
Experience with various ETL technologies and familiar with ETL tools such as Pentaho is highly desirable
Expertise with visualization, data mining, or statistical tools is desirable
Programming experience in Java, PHP, Perl or other language is a plus
Able to take individual ownership of a project from start to finish. Insatiable curiosity, high aptitude with a flair for business impact
Excellent critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
Excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.

Date Posted:
Mar 16, 2016 1:13 PM PDT

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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