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Senior Database Manager (fully remote)

5 days ago
RemoteSeneca Resources

Position Title: Senior Database Manager (fully remote)

Location: Anywhere, USA

Position Status: Direct hire

Pay Rate: Extremely competitive 

Shift: Mon - Fri (9:00am to 5:00pm)

 

Summary:

The Senior Manager of Database Systems will lead a team of advanced and entry level Database Administrators, Engineers and SW developers that are responsible for all aspects of operational, design, engineering of the company’s Database Systems. The Database Systems Manager must maintain a detailed working knowledge of Database technologies and standards.

The Senior Manager of Database will lead a team of associates by setting performance standards and motivating associates to perform quality work. The Senior Manager is responsible for identifying high-performing talent, gaps in talent, and train and develops associates to close the gaps. The Manager mentors and develops future leaders in courageous leadership, associate development, and communication skills.

                                                                                            

Responsibilities:

·       Responsible for short-term project planning to meet long-term goals. Works with Sr. IT leadership and other managers to meet goals and provide business solutions. Establishes the scope of projects, allocates the proper resources, and monitors the progress. Provides status updates to senior management.

·       Responsible for delegating short-term projects and monitoring the performance of associates. Assists with removing roadblocks and utilizing technical knowledge to assist associates with meeting goals.

·       Works with Sr. leaders to understand business plans and team objectives. Research best practices and executes short terms plans for solutions to meet objectives.

·       Responsible for assessing talent, identifying gaps in talent, and identifying high performers. Provides development guidance, creates IDPs to close gaps in talent, and provides opportunities for stretch roles to develop future leaders. Sets performance standards and holds team members accountable to standards.

·       Forecasts needed resources such as vendors, technologies, consultants, staffing needs, and training for the team to accomplish business objectives.

·       Responsible for managing the selection, and contract negotiation for vendors of any software packages or services that are utilized.

·       Has financial responsibility for the team. Responsible for the team’s budget and evaluating ROI.

 

Specific Skill/Knowledge Needed:

·       Identify emerging Database technologies, assimilated, and integrated within the organization.

·       Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

·       Provide operational engineering and support leadership for various versions of:

o  Sybase Database Systems

o  Microsoft SQL Server

o  Microsoft Azure SQL Server

o  Oracle Databases, Data Guard, RMAN and RAC (Real Application Cluster) implementations.

·       Adherence to high security standards and practices as it relates to Databases Security by managing through least privileged access practices.

·       Provide complete database life cycle support.

·       Interface with other central organizations to improve and implement database process, procedures, and automation.

·       Pro-active and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution of the issues.

·       Participate in regular database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis and predicting future database resource requirements.

·       Develop long-term Operational Resiliency database goals and strategy.

·       Prepares for database expansion by studying plans and requirements; advising senior technical management; coordinating design and programming.

·       Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.

·       Understanding of and strict adherence to regulatory, legal and compliances issues for SOX and audit functions.

·       Drives automation to provide faster, more consistent delivery of database services.

 

Qualifications:

·       Guides team to reach solutions to complex problems. Mentors associates to be great problem solvers.

·       Detailed orientated, able to analyze and research data and reports; uses information to assist department with making financial decisions.

·       Evaluates the impact and ramifications of decisions on the department and organization.

·       Develops creative solutions to problems.

·       Ability to develop and promote other associates for the group/team’s needs.

·       Able to summarize and or present complex problems and/or technical information in a simplified manner.

·       Ability to prioritize and lead team to execute short-term projects to meet long-term goals.

·       Ability to develop, execute and adjust a plan with a high degree of independence.

·       Sees beyond the current processes and identifies process improvements.

·       Must be willing to make recommendations and challenge upwards when appropriate for the best interest of the department.

·       Ability to collaborate and build strong relationships throughout the department.

·       Promotes effective conflict resolution by listening to other opinions and responding with a win-win solution.

·       Able to communicate to senior management, business partners, and group/team with the appropriate information at each level.

·       Must keep team informed of goals, how they align with the department’s goals, and changes that impact the group/team.

·       Sets vision and strategy for the team. Adjust as needed based on business needs and successfully leads teams through transitions.

·       Uses Agile methodologies to manage team. Develops metrics to measure performance of the team.

 

Education and/or Experience:

·       4-year IT degree or equivalent work experience preferred.

·       3+ years of experience leading projects in both agile and waterfall methodologies required.

·       5 + years of Senior management experience

·       DevOps experience preferred.

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Senior Database Manager (Remote)

10 days ago
RemoteCarMax
8901 - Corp Office West Crk - 12800 Tuckahoe Creek Parkway, Richmond, Virginia, 23238

CarMax, the way your career should be! 

BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Manager of Database Systems, will lead a team of advanced and entry level Database Administrators, Engineers and SW developers that are responsible for all aspects of operational, design, engineering of the CarMax Database Systems. The Database Systems Manager must maintain a detailed working knowledge of Database technologies and standards.

 The Senior Manager of Database will lead a team of associates by setting performance standards and motivating associates to perform quality work.  The Senior Manager is responsible for identifying high-performing talent, gaps in talent, and train and develops associates to close the gaps.  The Manager mentors and develops future leaders in courageous leadership, associate development, and communication skills. 

                                                                                             

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • Responsible for short-term project planning to meet long-term goals.  Works with Sr. IT leadership and other managers to meet goals and provide business solutions.   Establishes the scope of projects, allocates the proper resources, and monitors the progress.  Provides status updates to senior management. 

  • Responsible for delegating short-term projects and monitoring the performance of associates.  Assists with removing roadblocks and utilizing technical knowledge to assist associates with meeting goals. 

  • Works with Sr. leaders to understand business plans and team objectives.  Researches best practices and executes short-terms plans for solutions to meet objectives.

  • Responsible for assessing talent, identifying gaps in talent, and identifying high performers.  Provides development guidance, creates IDPs to close gaps in talent, and provides opportunities for stretch roles to develop future leaders.  Sets performance standards and holds team members accountable to standards.

  • Forecasts needed resources such as vendors, technologies, consultants, staffing needs, and training for the team to accomplish business objectives.

  • Responsible for managing the selection, and contract negotiation for vendors of any software packages or services that are utilized.

  • Has financial responsibility for the team.  Responsible for the team’s budget and evaluating ROI.

SPECIALTIES:  (Specific skill/knowledge needed)

  • Identify emerging Database technologies, assimilated and integrated within the CarMax  organization.
  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Provide operational engineering and support leadership for various versions of:
    • Sybase Database Systems
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Microsoft Azure SQL Server
    • Oracle Databases, Data Guard, RMAN and RAC (Real Application Cluster) implementations.
  • Adherence to high security standards and practices as it relates to Databases Security by managing through least privileged access practices.
  • Provide complete database life cycle support
  • Interface with other central organizations to improve and implement database process, procedures and automation.
  • Pro-active and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting and resolution of the issues.
  • Participate in regular database capacity planning related to database growth and system utilization, trend analysis and predicting future database resource requirements.
  • Develop long-term Operational Resiliency database goals and strategy.
  • Prepares for database expansion by studying plans and requirements; advising senior technical management; coordinating design and programming.
  • Keeps senior technical management informed by preparing reports on system performance and problems.
  • Understanding of and strict adherence to regulatory, legal and compliances issues for SOX and audit functions.
  • Drives automation to provide faster, more consistent delivery of database services

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Guides team to reach solutions to complex problems.  Mentors associates to be great problem solvers
  • Detailed orientated, able to analyze and research data and reports; uses information to assist department with making financial decisions
  • Evaluates the impact and ramifications of decisions on the department and organization
  • Develops creative solutions to problems
  • Ability to develop and promote other associates for the group/team’s needs
  • Able to summarize and or present complex problems and/or technical information in a simplified manner
  • Ability to prioritize and lead team to execute short-term projects to meet long-term goals
  • Ability to develop, execute and adjust a plan with a high degree of independence
  • Sees beyond the current processes and identifies process improvements
  • Must be willing to make recommendations and challenge upwards when appropriate for the best interest of the department
  • Ability to collaborate and build strong relationships throughout the department
  • Promotes effective conflict resolution by listening to others opinions and responding with a win-win solution
  • Able to communicate to senior management, business partners, and group/team with the appropriate information at each level
  • Must keep team informed of goals, how they align with the department’s goals, and changes that impact the group/team
  • Sets vision and strategy for the team. Adjust as needed based on business needs and successfully leads theam through transitions.
  • Uses Agile methodologies to manage team. Develops metrics to measure performance of the team.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • 4 year IT degree or equivalent work experience, preferred
  • 3+ years of experience leading projects in both agile and waterfall methodologies, required
  • 5 + years of Senior management experience
  • DevOps experience, preferred

CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide.

Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community.  We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®.

CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.

Software Engineer

1 month ago
$8/dayRemoteMake.TV

Job Title: Software Engineer

Location: Duluth, GA

Reports To: VP Product Development


About LTN Global:

LTN Global is a worldwide leader in video technology solutions for producers and distributors of broadcast-quality content. Built on the world's fastest and most reliable IP multicast network, LTN's universal media ecosystem unites modular services and integrates with other leading technologies to bring full-video-chain workflows, driving scale from creation and acquisition to monetization and delivery. LTN has been connecting the world with transformative video experiences for more than twelve years and continues to make content more valuable and relevant to media organizations and global audiences.


Position Summary:

LTN Global's Duluth, GA division is looking for Software Engineers. Persons in these positions focus on helping drive the design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of our software systems. This includes defining the processes, tools, and systems to design, implement and deliver LTN Global's suite of advertising signaling products and features. LTN's signaling products deliver world-class, high availability, Adtech management solutions and other services for multichannel video programming distributors.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Determine feasibility through problem definition, requirements gathering, analysis, proposing solutions and solution development
  • Determine technical specifications and help drive the design, development, and maintenance of software
  • Develop and maintain features, tools, products, and systems necessary to help power a multi-faceted network running high availability services
  • Develop services and software with a focus on correctness, reliability, performance, security, manageability, and observability
  • Document solutions by developing clear and precise documentation, diagrams, code comments, and code
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor's, M.S., or higher in computer science, computer engineering, engineering technology, or related fields
  • 3+ years minimum (5+ years preferred) professional experience designing, developing, integrating, testing, and maintaining production systems
  • Initiative and ability to work remotely, both independently and as part of a distributed team, with minimal direct management oversight
  • Experience in Linux environments and tool chains (e.g. make, gcc, gdb, valgrind, etc.)
  • Experience with common network services and protocols such as IPv4/6, DNS, HTTPS, NTP, etc.
  • Ability to effectively share knowledge and teach other team members
  • Extremely strong internal and customer-facing verbal and written communication skills
  • Working level understanding of streaming video delivery: linear, OTT encoders,
  • Experience with most, of the following:C++: STL, gcc, Boost, OO/MVC frameworks, distributed message-based applications, multi-threaded applications, IPC, sockets programming, Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf), ZeroMQGit, GitLabRedHat Linux: administration, Bash, RPM packaging, YUM, WineScripting languages such as Bash and ShellNetwork-layer and transport-layer protocols, SNMP, serial communicationNetwork management and control systems, SCADA, automation, HMIElasticsearch, Redis, Kafka, SQLiteEmbedded JavaScript, node.js, v8/d8GStreamer, ffmpeg, VLC, video and audio compressionHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Kibana, Angular, PHPvmWare vSphereAWS: EC2, ECS, Cloudfront, Cloudformation, Route 53
  • Strongly Preferred Additional Qualifications:

  • Adtech and video segmentation boundary management, such as SCTE-35/104/224, content replacement, and traffic management playout automation systems
  • Experience with software development team project planning, and schedule management and forecasting
  • Experience with:RPC and REST APIsbackend web developmentrelational databases, SQL, ODBC, etc.soft or hard real-time systemsPython and/or Rustscripting languages such as Bash and Shellconfiguration management tools such as Puppetorchestration tools such as Ansible, Chef, etc.virtualization, containerization, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.Linux system administration
  • Supervisory Responsibility: N/A

    Work Environment:

  • Strong support for telecommuting from home office environment
  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers)
  • Potential for working in a software and networking lab environment containing servers, cabling, and networking equipment with related lights and noises
  • Travel: less than 5%
  • Will consider contract to hire
  • Salary commensurate with experience and qualification

    Software Engineer

    1 month ago
    $8/dayRemoteLTN Global Communications Inc.

    Job Title: Software Engineer

    Location: Duluth, GA

    Reports To: VP Product Development


    About LTN Global:

    LTN Global is a worldwide leader in video technology solutions for producers and distributors of broadcast-quality content. Built on the world's fastest and most reliable IP multicast network, LTN's universal media ecosystem unites modular services and integrates with other leading technologies to bring full-video-chain workflows, driving scale from creation and acquisition to monetization and delivery. LTN has been connecting the world with transformative video experiences for more than twelve years and continues to make content more valuable and relevant to media organizations and global audiences.


    Position Summary:

    LTN Global's Duluth, GA division is looking for Software Engineers. Persons in these positions focus on helping drive the design, implementation, testing, and maintenance of our software systems. This includes defining the processes, tools, and systems to design, implement and deliver LTN Global's suite of advertising signaling products and features. LTN's signaling products deliver world-class, high availability, Adtech management solutions and other services for multichannel video programming distributors.


    Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

    • Determine feasibility through problem definition, requirements gathering, analysis, proposing solutions and solution development
    • Determine technical specifications and help drive the design, development, and maintenance of software
    • Develop and maintain features, tools, products, and systems necessary to help power a multi-faceted network running high availability services
    • Develop services and software with a focus on correctness, reliability, performance, security, manageability, and observability
    • Document solutions by developing clear and precise documentation, diagrams, code comments, and code

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's, M.S., or higher in computer science, computer engineering, engineering technology, or related fields
    • 3+ years minimum (5+ years preferred) professional experience designing, developing, integrating, testing, and maintaining production systems
    • Initiative and ability to work remotely, both independently and as part of a distributed team, with minimal direct management oversight
    • Experience in Linux environments and tool chains (e.g. make, gcc, gdb, valgrind, etc.)
    • Experience with common network services and protocols such as IPv4/6, DNS, HTTPS, NTP, etc.
    • Ability to effectively share knowledge and teach other team members
    • Extremely strong internal and customer-facing verbal and written communication skills
    • Working level understanding of streaming video delivery: linear, OTT encoders,
    • Experience with most, of the following:
      • C++: STL, gcc, Boost, OO/MVC frameworks, distributed message-based applications, multi-threaded applications, IPC, sockets programming, Google Protocol Buffers (protobuf), ZeroMQ
      • Git, GitLab
      • RedHat Linux: administration, Bash, RPM packaging, YUM, Wine
      • Scripting languages such as Bash and Shell
      • Network-layer and transport-layer protocols, SNMP, serial communication
      • Network management and control systems, SCADA, automation, HMI
      • Elasticsearch, Redis, Kafka, SQLite
      • Embedded JavaScript, node.js, v8/d8
      • GStreamer, ffmpeg, VLC, video and audio compression
      • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Kibana, Angular, PHP
      • vmWare vSphere
      • AWS: EC2, ECS, Cloudfront, Cloudformation, Route 53

    Strongly Preferred Additional Qualifications:

    • Adtech and video segmentation boundary management, such as SCTE-35/104/224, content replacement, and traffic management playout automation systems
    • Experience with software development team project planning, and schedule management and forecasting
    • Experience with:
      • RPC and REST APIs
      • backend web development
      • relational databases, SQL, ODBC, etc.
      • soft or hard real-time systems
      • Python and/or Rust
      • scripting languages such as Bash and Shell
      • configuration management tools such as Puppet
      • orchestration tools such as Ansible, Chef, etc.
      • virtualization, containerization, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.
      • Linux system administration

    Supervisory Responsibility: N/A

    Work Environment:

    • Strong support for telecommuting from home office environment
    • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
    • Moderate noise (i.e. business office with computers, phone, and printers)
    • Potential for working in a software and networking lab environment containing servers, cabling, and networking equipment with related lights and noises
    • Travel: less than 5%
    • Will consider contract to hire

    Salary commensurate with experience and qualification