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Database Development Engineer, Build and Tools

Company: Tableau Software
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Job Description:

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You will play a key role on the Database Team in developing and operating Tableau's engineering databases. The Database Team is responsible for providing well-documented, stable and consistent suite of databases for standard testing. Building on this core of standard testing databases, the Database Team provides database related expertise to Continuous Integration and Delivery, Sustaining Engineering, Technical Support and Quality Assurance teams.

This role requires a grounding in relational database skills with exposure SAP BASIS, SAP HANA, SAP S4/HANA and SAP BW4/HANA. Though technically titled as a DBE position, this DevOps role includes database development and operational aspects. Development aspects include Setup, Configured, Automation, Change Control, Scalable and Performant designs. Operational aspect include monitoring and diagnosis of SAP related issues, and defining SAP management and maintenance processes. Many tasks on the Database Team have a clearly defined goal, but the paths that can be taken are often unknown or highly variable. This allows for a good deal of self-directed investigation and the opportunity to present the team with optional paths and recommendations, ideal for the self-starter who enjoys jumping in the deep end.

Primary Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Installation, configuration ,maintenance, upgrade and migration of SAP systems S4/HANA, BW/4HANA, Solman 7.2, SAP Web IDE with some knowledge of Data Modeling and Data loading and tools like Hana Studio, SAP Download manger etc.
  • Implement and maintain the multiple SAP instances that comprise the SAP environment (development, test, training and production).
  • Maintain the integrity of the SAP environment by managing the SAP Correction and Transport System (CTS) to ensure all configuration and development objects are promoted properly.
  • Design and implement an optimal SAP configuration to maximize system performance and availability.
  • Manage SAP users, authorizations, and profiles.
  • All backup operations for SAP system.
  • Request and Transport Management Systems.
  • SAP Kernel Upgrades and SAP Components for all SAP Systems, as well as BPC and BI Support Packs.
  • Implementing SAP OSS Notes.
  • Appling SAP Add-Ons and Support Packages SPAM, SAINT.
  • Distribute the online SAP user workload and monitor, and manage the SAP background job workload.
  • Configure and manage the SAP printing subsystem for all SAP instances.
  • Maintain SAP performance by planning and executing SAP tuning strategies.
  • Monitor all SAP systems (work processes, users, system logs, short dumps, locks, developer traces, system traces, disk space, etc.).
  • Administer the SAP database and perform database upgrades, apply database maintenance etc.
  • Perform SAP client administration (create client, copy client, delete client, export/import client) as required.
  • Proficient in Transport Management System (STMS), Background Job, Patches Installation, Kernel Upgrade, Spam Update, Operation Modes (RZ04), Load Balancing (SMLG), etc. and various TCODES.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Basic knowledge of ABAP language, familiarity with CDS views and oData services.
    • OS Space and Disk management
    • OS and database level Backup & Recovery Operations
    • OS level Security and Patch Monitoring and Management
    • Other duties as assigned

      Who you are...

      • Deep understanding of SAP systems, including SAP BASIS, SAP HANA, SAP S4/HANA and SAP BW/4HANA concepts and processes.
      • Wide experience with various databases of many vendors and types a plus.
      • Knowledge and Understanding of both Windows and Linux operating systems.
      • Knowledge and Familiarity with using virtual machines and infrastructure (VMWare or OpenStack experience a plus).
      • Knowledge and Understanding of scripting using PowerShell or Python
      • Knowledge and Understanding of AWS (Both deployment and maintenance DBs in AWS).
      • Expertise in designing database for performance, availability and scalability, as well as diagnosing database performance issues.
      • You are a Recruiter! Tableau hires company builders and, in this role, you will be asked to be on the constant lookout for the best talent to bring onboard to help us continue to build one of the best companies in the world!


        • 3+ years of experience working as a database developer, data engineer, DevOps engineer, automation engineer or related roles.
        • Experience with multiple database vendors, virtual infrastructure, and enterprise systems, supporting development teams and driving for continuous improvements to their support and testing systems.
        • BS in Computer Science, similarly technical degree or equivalent directly applicable experience.


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