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Data Engineer

Corporate Services - Information Technology Detroit

At AlixPartners, we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. We prize diversity and inclusion, the intellectually curious, the inventive, and the forward-thinking. We invite you to influence the way we work and define the way we embrace tomorrow.

AlixPartners has a Hybrid Work framework to support our employees. How this works in practice varies by geography and function based on client and team requirements. As this framework is new post-COVID-19 pandemic, it may also change over time.

AlixPartners requires COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment for this position, subject to reasonable accommodation.

What you’ll do

In this important role on AlixPartners’ IT Data Engineering & Shared Services team, you will provide on-site engineering and support for our Database and all database-related services, including managing database schema design, implementation, operation, and monitoring.

The Data Engineer is a full-time role located in Southfield, Michigan and reports to the ETS Database & Support Operations Director. Paid relocation is not available for this position.

  • Maintain the integrity of databases and applications (as directed) upon which the business units rely on for uninterrupted business operations.
  • Run and monitor database and application performance queries; design and implement testing routines to identify and resolve (de-bug) conflicts and potential operating malfunctions, using the Enterprise monitoring solutions and other utilities.
  • Adhere to and perform against internal SLAs to the business.
  • Participate in the monthly maintenance cycle as well as the on-call rotation.
  • Effectively communicate within the database team to ensure all team members are adequately informed of changes, detected issues, and other items necessary to maintain high levels of user satisfaction.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve malfunctions with databases, applications, and related infrastructure; escalate to other technology support resources as needed.
  • Schedule, communicate, perform and monitor both regular and ad hoc database maintenance activities in accordance with defined policies and procedures.
  • Administer database systems security and assign appropriate access privileges to end-users; monitor security issues and report potential problems and concerns.
  • Participate in the creation (or modification) of documentation activities related to system design, configuration and operation; support policies and compliance procedures
  • Additional responsibilities as identified. This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties, or responsibilities

What you’ll need

  • Bachelors’ degree preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year of commercial experience; SQL Server as a DBA preferred.
  • Administration of Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012/2014/2016/2017 or above preferred.
  • Basic T-SQL programming preferred.
  • Database performance monitoring, tuning and optimization preferred.
  • Microsoft SQL 2017 preferred.
  • Advanced T-SQL programming preferred.
  • Familiar with SSIS, SSAS cubes & SSRS reports.
  • Experience in Cloud Services (e.g., Azure, Amazon).
  • Experience in a 24x7 service delivery model supporting mission-critical business operations.
  • Must become familiar with, and promote and abide by, all Firm values as defined by the AlixPartners’ Code of Conduct and in terms of Ethics, Diversity and Inclusion.
  • Ability to work full time in an office and remote environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the workday.

In addition to a positive workplace, the firm offers a competitive compensation package including an excellent benefit program (health, vision, dental, disability, 401K, tuition reimbursement).

AlixPartners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Silver award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.

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