Director Database Engineering


On Site
Full Time


Professional development
Life insurance
Application development
Software development
Financial services
Service delivery
Cloud computing
Amazon Web Services
Security clearance

Job Details

Are you ready to make an impact at DTCC?

Do you want to work on innovative projects, collaborate with a dynamic and supportive team, and receive investment in your professional development? At DTCC, we are at the forefront of innovation in the financial markets. We're committed to helping our employees grow and succeed. We believe that you have the skills and drive to make a real impact. We foster a thriving internal community and are committed to creating a workplace that looks like the world that we serve.

Pay and Benefits:
  • Competitive compensation, including base pay and annual incentive
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance and well-being benefits, based on location
  • Pension / Retirement benefits
  • Paid Time Off and Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
  • DTCC offers a flexible/hybrid model of 3 days onsite and 2 days remote (onsite Tuesdays, Wednesdays and a third day unique to each team or employee).

The impact you will have in this role:

The Database Engineering team is responsible for managing DTCCs public and private cloud databases and responsible for the design, build, and operational aspects of the database.

The Director Database Engineering is responsible for leading the cloud database team and will be responsible for the strategy, design, implementation, and operations of the cloud database solutions. You and your team will engage with the infrastructure and application development teams and support the adoption of cloud database solutions and provide a clear path to migrate from the private cloud to the public cloud.

Your Primary Responsibilities:
  • Lead engineering and support teams that will support DTCC's modernization efforts.
  • Collaborate and align with the modernization plans of the cloud platform team and the application development teams.
  • Create a mature Aurora PostgreSQL database service that is attuned to the customer's needs by promoting self-service capabilities.
  • Extensive involvement in audit and regulatory reviews for all items related to the cloud database space.
  • Encourag e & lead automation initiatives for public and private cloud databases.
  • Strong people leadership to empower, encourage, and engage.

**NOTE: The Primary Responsibilities of this role are not limited to the details above. **

  • Minimum of 10 years of related experience of database engineering, delivery, and support.
  • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience

Talents Needed for Success:
  • Ability to work across teams to create partnerships that achieve organization goals, and passionate about building an innovative culture.
  • Ability to technically lead the cloud database technology team along with providing transparency and insight that can be consumed by business teams.
  • Proven understanding of AWS cloud database technologies.
  • Passionate about building a strong team to support the organization's goal for modernization.
  • Solid understanding of automation and orchestration tools such as Terraform, Groovy, Jenkins, and GitLab.
  • Familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle management & the Agile methodology.

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.

About Us

DTCC safeguards the financial markets and helps them run efficiently, in times of prosperity and crisis. We are uniquely positioned at the center of global trading activity, processing over 100 million financial transactions every day, pioneering industry-wide, post-trade solutions and maintaining multiple data and operating centers worldwide. From where we stand, we can anticipate the industry's needs and we're working to continually improve the world's most resilient, secure and efficient market infrastructure. Our employees are driven to deliver innovative technologies that improve efficiency, lower cost and bring stability and certainty to the post-trade lifecycle.

DTCC proudly supports Flexible Work Arrangements favoring openness and gives people freedom to do their jobs well, by encouraging diverse opinions and emphasizing teamwork. When you join our team, you'll have an opportunity to make meaningful contributions at a company that is recognized as a thought leader in both the financial services and technology industries. A DTCC career is more than a good way to earn a living. It's the chance to make a difference at a company that's truly one of a kind.

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About the Team

Enterprise Product & Platform Engineering transforms the way we deliver infrastructure to our business clients. A key construct of EP&PE will be the evolution of the IT Product Manager, who will partner with the Engineering organization, the Business Aligned Service Delivery organization, the DevSecOps organization as well as our operational support teams to ensure that this organization provides high quality, commercially attractive and timely solutions to support our business strategy.

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