Database Engineer

| Chicago

ThinkMarkets has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Database Engineer to join our Chicago office.  This position will be responsible for working with customers to define requirements and analyzing business and technical processes to design application functionality that will be accessible by internal customers from various branches across the globe.  The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and work well with others, as well as have excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively interact with all stakeholders.  A successful candidate will apply extensive technical expertise of databases and data warehousing and will develop technical solutions to complex problems with ingenuity and creativity.  

Responsibilities:
 

  • Define standards and frameworks for data architecture design
  • Formulate event modelling; conceptual, logical, and physical data warehouse design; data warehouse optimization and performance; load strategy design and implementation; change management
  • Perform data profiling and analysis to assess data quality patterns, recommend data cleansing rules – conforming data standard rules and matching algorithms
  • Implement and enforce database security based upon best practice, industry regulations, and company policies
  • Perform SQL Migrations to new Servers and configure and setup BI tools (SSRS, SSIS etc.)
  • Work with System/Network Administrators to develop and maintain the replication, backup, and restoration of data within the system
  • Develop custom queries and reports for data modelling through various tool sets to aggregate, analyze, and report results
  • Maintain clustered, highly redundant database environments
  • Develop, implement, and maintain MySQL database structures in test, quality assurance, and production environments utilizing current standards policies and procedures
  • Manage backup/recovery for MySQL instances and provide Disaster Recovery (DR) support
  • Implement and enforce database security based upon best practice, industry regulations, and company policies

Requirements:
 

  • Degree in Computer Science or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5+ years of experience in database engineering
  • Experience in SQL, Database Development, and cloud integration (AWS or Azure)
  • Experience with PostgreSQL, Cassandra and MongoDB
  • Experience and advanced knowledge of security and management of databases
  • Experience with deploying databases on a global scale
  • Experience working with Real-Time/Time Series databases
  • Experience with database administration and design of enterprise database systems. (Influx DB and Redis-AWS)
  • Experience with utilizing database performance analysis tools: SolarWinds or Redgate
  • Experience with BI and Tableau is a plus
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An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Mackenzie

Corporate Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Architecting and managing multi-platform, multi-jurisdictional, multi-asset class trading infrastructure and being able to provide a consistent yet localized experience for our clients from more than 180 countries sounds like a complex problem. But for our diverse, global team it is just another fun day at work.

Edwin

CTO

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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