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Sybase Database Engineer

  • Location: Wilmington, DE
  • Job Type: Right to Hire
  • Ref No: 21-04975
  • Date: September 03, 2021
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Job Description - Sybase Database Engineer

Site Reliability Engineer

Our leading global Fintech client is searching for an SRE to join their team in Wilmington, DE.

As a Site Reliability Engineering member you’ll be building and maintaining a meaningful engineering discipline, combining software and systems to develop creative engineering solutions to operations problems. Additional focuses on optimizing existing systems, building infrastructure, and reducing work through automation.


• Work on incident management through problem diagnostics and resolution and facilitate blameless postmortems and ensure permanent closure of incidents

• Engage with development team throughout the life cycle to help develop software for reliability and scale, ensuring minimal refactoring or changes

• Identify application patterns and analytics in support of better service level objectives

• Design self-healing and resiliency patterns • Design automated software and product upgrades, change management, and release management solutions

• Own the overall customer experience and sustainability of a product and application

• Working with Architecture to design reusable patterns to deploy to applications, provide governance around adoption, and influence application development teams on roadmaps and design

• Identifying and partnering with Infrastructure teams and AD teams to implement automation opportunities to drive down toil and reduce technical deb

• Applying standards of cloud compliance to application design to achieve reliability Skills & Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree with 3+years or equivalent experience in a software engineering discipline and/or site reliability engineering

• Strong experience in one of the following languages: Sybase, Unix scripting, Core Java, Spring Frameworks

• As Kanban members support the application during NA hours

• Streamline the Kanban operating model with the Application development team

• Debug complex stored procedures in Sybase to understand the business functionality and guide the SRE team

• Manage expectations and communications with the SRE team and the business users

• Understand the issues that maybe causing breaks in functionality in the Sybase suite of stored Procedures

• Identify issues in the Java spring based application logs and trace it back to the Sybase code

• Support releases along with the SRE team and perform the Post Production release checks

• Available to support up to 2 weekends a month

Technical Skills


- Strong RDMS concepts

- Strong Sybase ASE and Sybase Replication knowledge

- Strong Unix scripting and debugging skills

- Investment banking business knowledge

- Beginner/Intermediate knowledge in basic Core Java, Spring Framework

- Beginner knowledge in Production Scheduling services like Autosys, Control M

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