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Acxiom LLC Database Engineer I (Remote) in Des Moines, Iowa

Database Engineer designs, implements and maintains database processes using all the available technologies including Relational Database Management Systems. The Database Engineer also has the responsibility to act as a consultant on the best use of database systems for the production teams who depend on them.

This role can be located onsite in AR (Post-Covid) or home-based almost anywhere in the U.S.

What you'll do:

  • Responsible for designing database structures based on business requirements and goals, client operations, application and objectives and evaluating the current system. Build database solutions based on proposed design; defining database physical structure, security, back-up, and recovery specifications.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining data and data structures -- data definitions, flow diagrams; logical and physical data models; data strategy and policies. Develop architectural strategies at the modeling, design and implementation stages of the solution.

  • Responsible for maintaining database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems; ensure system’s scalability and performance; develop processes and procedures to eliminate or minimize downtime for maintenance or backup processes.

  • Part of the weekly team on-call rotation.

  • Responsible for database development in an ETL system. Heavily involved in the data transformation stage.

  • Fully functional and self-directed

  • Provides formal mentorship

  • Owner of moderate to high complexity assignments

  • Provides oversight or review of low complexity assignments

  • Regularly lead self and others and/or established as Product SME and/or established as a Specialist

  • Sees the whole picture and adjusts work accordingly

What you'll have:

  • Bachelor's Degree or 2+ years of relevant work experience

  • Analytical, Organizational, Strong Problem-Solving Documentation, Ability to Multi-task, Relational Database, SQL, UNIX, Windows, Database Administration, Project Management, Ability to work independently, Logical/Physical Database Design

  • Advanced, proven knowledge of database technologies

What will set you apart:

  • Data Dictionaries

  • Relational Databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL)

  • Data warehousing

  • Structured Query Language

  • Procedural SQL

  • Perl/Shell Scripting

  • Hadoop

  • NetBackup

  • ServiceNow

  • SharePlex


Primary Location City/State:

Homebased - Conway, Arkansas

Additional Locations (if applicable):

Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, military status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics or other protected status.

Who is Acxiom?

We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business – know your customer. For fifty years, we’ve helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.

We’re one of the marketing industry’s most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we’ve helped the world’s best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.

Our job opportunities will give you the opportunity to showcase your talents, grow your skills, and expose you to cutting-edge technologies, whether you’re an engineer, developer, products guru, systems and security expert, sales and consulting executive, or an intern looking to gain real experience with a company that will make you stand out.

At Acxiom, our values begin with our associates, who are the single most important driver of our success. We’re looking to hire people who share our core values: collaboration, excellence, innovation, a focus on outcomes, and being empowered to make and own decisions that benefit our clients and our company. Our values represent our brand promise – to our clients and to our associates – and define our company culture.

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