Senior Database Application Engineer

Minnetonka, Minnesota
29 Oct 2016
24 Dec 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Energy Management (EM)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Digital Grid Solutions & Services
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Senior Level

Req ID 159928
Required Education Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Location MN - Minnetonka
Required Travel 10%

Division Description
The Siemens Energy Management Division is one of the leading global suppliers of products, systems, solutions, and services for the economical, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. The portfolio includes facilities and systems for the low-voltage and distribution power grid level, smart grid solutions and high-voltage transmission systems.

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Job Description
Senior Database Application Engineer

Siemens Digital Grid SWS division is looking for a highly dependable and highly skilled senior level ORACLE database application developer with some of the Database Administration (DBA) skills.

Specific duties include - design, develop and troubleshoot complex ORACLE database software related to Energy Management systems, recommend solutions, perform enhancements, provide technical support, and implement modifications associated with applications.
Specific Responsibilities
• Active in all phases of system development; planning and analysis, design, development and testing
• Provide database architectural ¬†expertise to team concerning methods, procedures and standards to be used in the during the design and development process
• Maintain application performance and scalability; focus on performance tuning SQL queries, table design, indexing, query plan analysis
• Develop and maintain technical documentation and operational procedures for area of responsibility
• Investigate and fix defects in both the pre and post release phases
• Follow and contribute to develop team standards and utilize industry best practices

• Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Software/computer engineering or related field and a combination of work experience
• Five years of experience with database application development using PL/SQL
• Hands on experience on creating all key database objects - Tables, views, Triggers, Indices, Stored Procedures and User defined functions etc.
• Ability to troubleshoot/resolve complex database issues
• Strong database performance tuning experience in ¬†ORACLE RDBMS
• Proficient in database modeling & design with a focus on performance and scalability
• Well versed with database application development tools like SQL developer
• Ability to travel up to 10% of time

• Excellent organizational skills with ability to achieve results within tight deadlines
• Strong customer service orientation
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent team player
• Ability to lead development, delivery and customer service efforts
• A working knowledge of pro*C, rman, Oracle Data Guard.
• Experience in electric utility software
• A passion for databases

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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