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Prinicipal Data Engineer at Horizontal Talent

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Location: Minnetonka, Minnesota

Job Description:


  • We are looking for Principal Data Engineering- Infrastructure DBA to assist with database architecture, engineering, design, optimization, security, and administration; as well as data modeling, big data development, Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) development, storage engineering, data warehousing, data provisioning and other similar roles.

  • Responsibilities may include Platform-as-a-Service and Cloud solution with a focus on data stores and associated eco systems.

  • Duties may include management of design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance, ensuring strict data quality, and performing needs assessments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support of Postgres databases

  • Design, code, and deploy management and monitoring code for supported technologies

  • Reading and troubleshooting Linux shell and python scripts

  • Participate in an on- call rotation

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years supporting Postgres in an enterprise production environment

  • 3+ years of experience patching and installing Postgres database

  • Exposure with Postgres operational support

  • Data Engineering experience in healthcare or insurance industry

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Digital Fraud Intelligence & Technology is our Enterprise red flag /risk flag platform. We leverage detailed analytics and machine learning to identify and remediate digital fraud and privacy events. We inspect entity profile and augment enterprise’s perspective on risk.


  • a) Ability to function well in a team environment, excellent communication skills

  • b) Someone who has tuned an postgressDB for use in a transaction environment where extremely hi IOPS were needed.

Top Requirements:

  • a. DB administration which includes backups and maintenance

  • b. 5+ years of experience setting up, maintaining and tuning PostgreSQL db

  • c. Schema design including stored procedure, indexes and views.

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