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Lead Cloud Database Engineer

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Date: Sep 22, 2022

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 212516 


NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.


We are currently seeking a Lead Cloud Database Engineer to join our team remotely in the United States.


How You’ll Help Us:  

NTT Data Public Cloud Managed Services team primarily focuses on creating value for the companies who are marching towards their goals of digitization and cloud adoption initiatives by   

  1. Providing data-driven and out-come based end-to-end multi/hybrid cloud management solutions that focus on optimizing the value of their public cloud investments and allowing them to reap the benefits of economies of scale at every stage. 
  2. Building and accelerating strategic cloud capabilities with an automation-first approach by utilizing the powers of DevOps, AIOps and SRE delivered in a continuous improvement and agility driven fashion.  


Why the Role Is Important:  

As a Lead Database Engineer, you will have the responsibility for delivering innovative, reliable, secure, and impactful DBA  services (for both traditional and PaaS databases) for our customers across multiple public cloud environments (AWS, Azure and GCP). You will set them up for success by recommending, incorporating, and implementing best practices and act as a catalyst to the digitization journey of the customer.  


Preferred Experience: 

  • Experience supporting traditional server based relational databases (SQL Server/Oracle/MySQL/PostgreSQL) for over 10 years out of which last 5+ years in public cloud environments (AWS/Azure) 
  • 5+ years of strong DBA experience in SQL Server 2008/2012/Above versions 
  • 5 + years of strong DBA experience in Oracle Database version 11g and 12c,19c and on Oracle RAC, Golden Gate and Data Guard 
  • Experience in designing, planning, and migrating large-scale customer databases from traditional infrastructure to Azure Cloud or from other cloud platforms to Azure/AWS. 
  • Knowledge/hands-on experience on Azure and AWS PaaS/RDS databases, Cosmos DB, Redis Cache, Amazon Aurora, MongoDB, and DynamoDB 
  • Expert in planning, deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting of high-availability database environments (Always-On, Clustering, Mirroring, etc.). 
  • Strong experience in database back-up/restore, availability, performance tuning, health-checks, etc. 
  • Solid understanding of cloud computing, networking, and storage principles with focus on either Azure or AWS 
  • Exposure to DevOps, CI/CD toolchains such as Jenkins, Terraform and Ansible 
  • Able to work on On-Call rotations and provide support/mentorship at L3 level 
  • Experience handling P1/P2 calls and escalations 
  • Able to develop POCs and prototypes and propose solutions to automate day-to-day activities 
  • Implementation experience on process optimizations that enhance database  and Customer experience 
  • Experience in troubleshooting, updating KB articles, Problem Management articles, and SOPs/runbooks 
  • Be able to independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end 
  • Strong  foundation, Continual Service Improvement and Total Quality Management experiences 
  • Weekly reporting to management about abnormalities and critical issues; provide root cause analysis and recommendations; work with infrastructure team, application team and/or other teams for problem resolutions, following the escalation path if needed 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • 10+ years of overall operational experience 
  • 5+ years of Azure/AWS experience as a cloud DBA (SQL Server/Oracle/MYSQL/PostgreSQL, data lake/data warehouse/BI environments) 
  • 8+ years of experience working in diverse cloud  environments in a 24*7   model 
  • 2+ years experience with PowerShell scripting, SSIS, SSRS, T-SQL, performance tuning, schema refinement and/or Logical DBA activities 


Preferred Certifications: 

  • Azure Database Certification (DP-300) 
  • Azure fundamentals certification (AZ-900)  
  • AWS Certified Database Specialty 
  • MCTS, OCP, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications
  • Four Year BS/BA in Information Technology degree or equivalent experience 






About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.


NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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