Principal Lead Cloud Data Engineer


On Site
Full Time


Amazon EC2
Training and development
Life insurance
Business intelligence
Change management
Application Support
Technical Support
Database security
Performance analysis
Capacity management
Operating systems
Cloud architecture
Research design
Cloud computing
Amazon Web Services
Remote Desktop Services
Database administration
Amazon DynamoDB
Software development

Job Details

Are you ready to explore a world of possibilities?

Join our DTCC family, and you'll grow your expertise and become the best version of you. As you embark on a new journey, you'll be supported and surrounded by other professionals as you learn new skills, advance your career, and see the impact of your efforts every day.

Pay and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and other leave of absence
  • DTCC offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (Onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day of your choosing)

About this Opportunity

The Database Engineering team is responsible for managing the Distributed Databases, Automation, and Business intelligence technologies.

Your Primary Responsibilities:

The Principal Database Engineer (AWS RDS Cloud DBA / Data Engineer) is part of the Aurora PostgreSQL Database team and responsibilities include:
  • Automate AWS Services using Terraform and Groovy
  • Contribute to Cloud strategy discussions and decisions on overall Cloud design and best approach for implementing Cloud Data solutions.
  • Define best practices and procedures to migrate applications from on-premises to public cloud
  • Develop standards and procedures for all aspects of Data Platforms in the Cloud.
  • Identify system enhancements and automation opportunities for installing/maintaining Data Platforms
  • Support and manage Distributed Database Technologies related to Aurora PGS.
  • Adhere to best practices on Incident, Problem and Change management
  • Lead projects independently with minimal guidance.
  • Responsible for managing and supporting Aurora PostgreSQL database platforms working closely with AWS, application support teams, technical support team and team members
  • Installing, configuring, upgrading, and maintaining database instances both on premises and on AWS EC2 cloud
  • Recommending and implementing database security policies
  • Recommending and implementing database backup, recovery, and redundancy strategies
  • Implementing automated procedures to proactively handle issues and alerts.
  • Working independently to perform database performance analysis, capacity planning, system sizing and ongoing maintenance

Sound Like You?
  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Talents Needed for Success:
  • Extensive experience with Automation using Terraform
  • Strong knowledge of operating systems (Unix / Linux)
  • Hands on experience with Shell and Python scripting (added advantage) to automate tasks enabling self-healing capabilities.
  • Strong Knowledge of AWS Cloud architecture
  • Hands-on experience with AWS Services, e.g., Aurora PostgreSQL, DynamoDB.
  • Extensive coding experience (Java; Python; Bash; NodeJS; (C/C++ - a plus)
  • Able to handle tasks and projects independently with minimum guidance and directions
  • Should be able to research, design, document and implement new Database related services independently
  • Strong experience in Backup and recovery processes
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a complex environment to determine business and customer needs and provide the best solution needed

We offer top class training and development for you to be an asset in our organization!

The salary range is indicative for roles at the same level within DTCC across all US locations. Actual salary is determined based on the role, location, individual experience, skills, and other considerations. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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