Senior Database Engineer

| Greater LA Area

As a Senior Database Engineer at BlackLine, you will play a vital role in the performance, delivery, stability, and security of the databases we use, while continually driving forward improvements and optimizations at the database layer. As a member of the database team, you will be involved in the planning, development, and maintenance of the database, including troubleshooting issues, collaborating with other teams to define and build new features, optimize existing features, and collaborate in order to drive growth, improve controls and processes, and reduce overhead and complexity. In this role, we are looking for people who are team players, passionate about their areas of expertise, and constantly striving to learn and improve, not just in the sense of their own skills, but also in growing with peers whom they work with day-to-day. If you are someone who strives for excellence in all that they do, including helping those in your team, and someone who wants to ultimately deliver the best value and success you can, then we want to talk to you.
Responsibilities:

  • Participate in cross-functional teams and build relationships across the organization.
  • Build high-performance, massively-scalable, always-available Cloud-based systems. 
  • Ensure data integrity and quality in database systems.
  • Maintain standard policies for database development activities.
  • Provide database solutions based on technical documents and business requirements.
  • Provide technical assistance to resolve all database issues related to performance, capacity and access.
  • Analyze issues holistically, from the application tier through the database, down to the storage.
  • Database Engineer will ensure that all deadlines are met and that quality is of the highest level throughout the Software Development Life Cycle.

Qualifications:

  • 5 + years experience SQL 2008, 2012, 2014, 2017
  • 3 or more years working in high-transaction environments is required
  • Advanced working knowledge of different index types and how they are used: columnstore, full-text, filtered, indexes with include columns
  • Advanced Execution Plan understanding
  • SSIS/SSRS experience is a strong plus
  • Experience with performance tuning and optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools and techniques, including complex queries as well as procedure and indexing strategies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Adaptable team-player with a focus on results and value delivery
  • Able to organize and plan work independently
  • Lead various technology POCs
  • Advance understanding of OLTP vs OLAP environments
  • Working knowledge of relational database internals (locking, consistency, serialization, recovery paths)
  • NoSQL is a plus
  • Azure, GCP or AWS are a plus
  • MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications are a plus
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Location

21300 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 91367

What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine's core belief is to offer the best service possible to its clients and that starts with offering amazing perks to it's employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision and dental, 401(k) matching, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Parking
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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