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Sr. Database Engineer

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Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better. Whether you’re interested in engineering or development, marketing or sales, or something else – if this sounds like you, then we’d love to hear from you!

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices in the US, Canada, and India.

Wage Notice $120,000-$135,000 + VIP Job Description

Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following: 

  • Be the key person responsible production Postgres DB running on Aurora RDS in AWS. 

  • Design schema that will be storing hundreds of millions of records 

  • Perform query performance troubleshooting, identify and create non-performant queries 

  • Identify and create missing indices 

  • Ensure the resulting schema is performant for both CRUD and querying 

  • Be the key person responsible for managing schema evolution while minimizing production system maintenance windows 

  • Utilize AWS tools to troubleshoot performance issues 

  • Perform bulk data import and export 

  • Design of customized reporting tables/materialized views that are needed to provide dynamic reporting operating on a massive data set that is frequently updated 

Skills & Requirements


  • 3+ years of experience in SQL Server administration and automation/scripting experience.2+ years of AWS cloud experience preferred
  • 2+ years of DevOps experience preferred
  • Develop new performance monitoring solutions
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery
  • Enhance automated functions including monitoring, backing up, recovering, increasing availability, user management, access to controls and logging audits.
  • MS SQL Server, Integration Services (SSIS) experience required.
  • Strong T-SQL scripting abilities and understanding of complex stored procedures, views, data aggregation/manipulation through table joins/queries, database design, normalization and de-normalization
  • techniques.
  • Knowledge of SQL, data warehousing and data management concepts.
  • Familiarity with standard tools and platforms that enable continuous delivery such as GitLab, Octopus Deploy, Kubernetes and ServiceNow.
  • Nice to have experience with multi-tenant systems
  • Demonstrated desire and ability to learn technologies quickly
  • Possesses good oral and written communication skills.
  • Contributes to a positive team environment.
  • Enjoys finding and implementing solutions to new challenges.
  • Proactively asks questions and learns about our products.
  • Effectively multi-tasks and adapts to change.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting abilities.
  • Ability to work productively on various projects simultaneously. 


Additional Requirements and Details:  

  • Travel required up to 10% of the time. 

  • Located and working from an office location. 

  • Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds.  

  • Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer.  

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.). 

  • Frequent sitting and/or standing.  


The Professional Services (PS) and Customer Success (CX) bonus plans are a quarterly monetary bonus plan based upon individual and practice performance against specific business metrics.  Eligibility is determined by several factors including: start date, good standing in the company, and actives status at time of payout.

The Vertafore Incentive Plan (VIP) is an annual monetary bonus for eligible employees based on both individual and company performance.  Eligibility is determined by several factors including: start date, good standing in the company, and actives status at time of payout.

Commission plans are tailored to each sales role but common components include quota, MBO's and ABPMs.  Salespeople receive their formal compensation plan within 30 days of hire.

Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.


We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.

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