Senior Database Engineer


zynga Zynga

Senior Database Engineer


  • Build systems to answer business questions in a timely fashion.
  • Expand our business by providing strategic data to our game studios
  • Evaluate new technologies and products.
  • Design and implement a scalable data warehouse using ETL and/or MapReduce technologies
  • Develop infrastructure to inform on key metrics, recommend changes, and predict future results
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability and stability of Vertica clusters
  • Work closely with the game studios to gather new data and leverage existing data to improve our games

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years experience in business intelligence and database engineering
  • Experience with big data, have strong database development skills including SQL.
  • Have solid understanding of both relational and NoSQL database technologies. Experience with Vertica in particular is a plus
  • Experience with various ETL technologies and familiar with ETL tools such as Pentaho is highly desirable
  • Expertise with visualization, data mining, or statistical tools is desirable
  • Programming experience in Java, PHP, Perl or other language is a plus
  • Able to take individual ownership of a project from start to finish. Insatiable curiosity, high aptitude with a flair for business impact
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.

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Norbert Krupa

Norbert is the founder of and a Solutions Engineer at Talend. He is an HP Accredited Solutions Expert for Vertica Big Data Solutions. He has written the Vertica Diagnostic Queries which aim to cover monitoring, diagnostics and performance tuning. The views, opinions, and thoughts expressed here do not represent those of the user's employer.

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