Database Architect

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 03/26/2018 Job ID: 16007 Industry: DBA

Database Architect / SQL DBA
Pittsburgh, PA

Full-Time, Direct Hire Role

The ideal candidate will have a BS or MS degree, 10 or more years of database experience and be an SQL expert.

Responsibilities of the Database Architect include:

  • Create, maintain and document the designs for enterprise databases to ensure integrity, scalability, and security
  • Define, drive and manage enterprise data strategy and roadmap.
  • Create architecture diagrams, and technology navigation map.
  • Recommend and design system architectures to align with strategic business objectives.
  • Track and resolve database architecture related incidents and requests and respond to database related escalations
  • Work with the product development and product management departments to formulate strategic solutions to recurring problems
  • Lead data governance, review all data and database schema changes, and implement as needed.
  • Build tools, frameworks and dashboards to support running experiments and analyses.
  • Write code to develop new software products and/or features, manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related area
  • 10+ years proven database architect experience 
  • Strong knowledge in the following areas:
    • Modeling relational databases and best practices
    • SQL, Web Technologies, .NET, scripting
    • Writing and optimizing SQL code, stored procedures, user-defined functions, triggers and views
    • Solid understanding of software architecture, development processes, and SDLC
    • Implementing appropriate indexes, constraints, and key relationships in SQL .
    • Familiarity with distributed storage and processing of big data and/or NoSQL environments
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Team player
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with SQL/NOSQL databases in cloud environments (AWS, AZURE, Google Cloud)
  • Working Knowledge of BI tools such as PowerBI/Tableau/Looker/DOMO

Database Architect / SQL DBA - 16007



Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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