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Senior Database Engineer



Nashville, TN, USA
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Senior Database Engineer - Blattner Technologies

Location: This position is open for candidates in Israel, India, and Nashville, US. However, local candidates in Nashville are preferred.

Company Overview: Blattner Technologies is a dynamic and innovative technology company specializing in AI-driven data solutions. We empower businesses to harness the power of data and artificial intelligence through cutting-edge technologies and comprehensive strategies. Our mission is to drive digital transformation and operational excellence for our clients by providing state-of-the-art AI and data solutions. At Blattner Technologies, we value innovation, collaboration, and a commitment to excellence, creating an environment where talented professionals can thrive and make a significant impact

Job Summary:
Blattner Technologies is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Database Administrator to manage live database deployments for our customers. The ideal candidate will have a strong foundation in various database technologies, experience working with diverse, globally dispersed technical and management teams, and must be available during US business hours. Relevant technical certifications, direct customer-facing experience, consultative acumen, and cloud experience are required. This is an urgent hiring need.

Key Responsibilities:

Database Management

  • Manage and maintain live database deployments for customers.
  • Ensure database availability, security, and performance.
  • Perform database backups, recovery, and disaster recovery planning.

Performance Optimization

  • Monitor and optimize database performance and capacity.
  • Implement and maintain database security measures.
  • Conduct regular database health checks and audits.

Collaboration and Support

  • Collaborate with database architects, data engineers, and other team members to ensure seamless integration and performance.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for database-related issues.
  • Engage directly with customers to understand their needs and provide tailored database solutions.

Technical Leadership

  • Stay updated with emerging database technologies and integrate them into the operations as needed.
  • Develop and enforce database administration standards and best practices.


  • Travel may include business meetings and customer meetings.

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 7-10 years of experience in database administration.

Technical Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of SQL, PostgreSQL, vector databases, MongoDB, SAP, and other modern database technologies.
  • Experience with both relational and non-relational databases.
  • Proficient in managing structured and unstructured data types.
  • Strong understanding of database structures, schemas, and architectures.

Soft Skills

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Proven experience working with a diverse, globally dispersed technical and management team.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Relevant technical certifications in database technologies.
  • Direct customer-facing experience.
  • Experience with cloud-based database solutions.
  • Consultative acumen.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Knowledge of data warehousing and big data technologies.
  • Certification in relevant database technologies.
  • Experience with database performance tuning and optimization.

Work Schedule: Remote

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation Range: $90,000-$115,000

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for professional growth and development.
  • Flexible work hours and supportive team environment.

Blattner Technologies is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals, irrespective of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Join us in our commitment to excellence and innovation and take the next step in your career with us.

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