Applications Engineer at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Location: Menasha, Wisconsin

Job Description:

A position at Faith Technologies can be the answer to your future career. In this role, you'll be part of a progressive national leader in electrical planning, engineering, technology and energy services.

Faith Technologies enables employee growth and success through industry-leading training and development, utilization of the latest industry technologies, and an uncompromised focus on safety.

We recognize and reward top performers, offering competitive, merit-based compensation, career path development and a flexible and robust benefits package that boasts everything from paid training and tuition reimbursement to an award-winning wellness program.

This role is responsible for the design, installation, maintenance and upgrades for the company's databases and applications. They provide technical expertise in the use of database technology and are responsible for the overall performance of the database and application environment. Work is performed in conjunction with analysts, developers and system engineers to define and resolve information flow and data requirements. They assist in the transformation of business requirements into environment specific databases, database applications, and application maintenance including support, maintenance and system implementations.
This role has a solid working knowledge of database administration methodologies and best business practices to maintain a healthy database and application environment; a good understanding of logical and physical database design principles. They work well in a team environment and need to be flexible when working on priorities that may shift from time to time. Attention to detail and strong communication and collaboration skills are critical to the success of this role.


Education: Associates degree in Information Technology or Business, or equivalent professional experience and relevant training

Experience: 8 years or more experience with application development or database administration in a SQL environment.

Any appropriate combination of education and experience as determined by management.

Travel: 15%

Work Schedule: Typical work hours are between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday; However, work may be performed at any time on any day of the week to meet business needs. On call periodic as scheduled.


Work Complexity:

  • Supports multiple databases and applications of high complexity (size, system feeds, interfaces) with multiple concurrent users; ensures control, integrity, health, backup and recovery capabilities.

  • Works on multiple projects as a team member or as the technical lead or advisor.

Project planning:

  • Plans and organizes database and application activity regarding performance monitoring, reliability, tuning, security, backup and disaster recovery, ensuring alignment with business requirements and best business practices.

  • Works with analysts to translate logical data models into physical database designs, develops physical databases and applications, ensure information flows are appropriate to meet business requirements.

  • Designs, codes, edits, installs and verifies stored procedures and functions for accessing, maintaining, and populating databases.

  • Participates in system upgrade projects as the technical database lead; produces metrics and samples that are required for the success of the project; ensures database compatibility with upgraded systems, is responsible for data migration for testing and upgrade to production; follows change management procedures.

  • Demonstrate experience with enterprise application integrations or middleware technologies like Web Services, XML/JSON/XXLT, Java, .Net, or other industry-standard middleware.

Operational support:

  • Monitors alerts and takes appropriate actions; performs routine maintenance tasks for databases such as backups and patch management; performs health checks based on check lists, makes recommendations for remediation or additional checks to perform.

  • Maintains development, production and multiple testing environments as needed to support operational needs.

  • Forecasts utilization patterns and recommends modifications or upgrades.

  • Evaluates data access and reporting tools and techniques and makes recommendations.

  • Monitors and maintains database security, integrity and access controls; provides audit trails to detect potential security violations and makes recommendations to improve security.

  • PowerShell and batch scripting.

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

The job description and responsibilities described are intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.

Faith Technologies enriches the lives of its employees through industry-leading total rewards. Our compensation, benefits, time off, and wellness programs are designed to reward individual results that create team success, improve financial security for our employees and their families, and encourage healthy lifestyles. As an eligible employee*, your programs will include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Insurance

  • Company-Paid Life and Disability Insurance

  • Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts

  • Award-Winning Wellness Program and Incentives

  • 401(k) Retirement & 401(a) Profit Sharing Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Performance Incentives/Bonuses

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • And so much more...

*Note: Regular, full-time employees are eligible for Faith Technologies' benefit programs.

Faith Technologies is one of the largest privately held electrical planning, design and engineering contractors in the United States. We stand strong in our values as we work to Create World Class Opportunities to Succeed through:

  • Uncompromised focus on keeping people SAFE.

  • Building TRUST in everything we do.

  • REDEFINING what's possible.

  • Rewarding individual results that create TEAM SUCCESS.

If you're ready to learn more about growing your career with us, apply today.

Faith Technologies, Inc. is an Affirmative Action Employer/Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.