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Sr Platform Engineer - DBA

at Qurate Retail Group

Posted: 1/29/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R37332-1

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Position Summary

Advanced technology professional providing expertise to assure the effective performance of key Enterprise Data Warehouse platforms and tools (on-site and cloud). Seen by IT colleagues as a technical resource in all phases of implementing and administering EDWs and associate tools.

  • Support & Troubleshooting - Provides 3rd level support and troubleshooting for issues escalated from more junior engineers on installed technical solutions. Lead or participate in SWAT teams involving mission critical platforms.  Leads in the evaluation of new technologies relative to their domain(s) and makes strategic recommendation.
  • Performance Management/Capacity Management - Implements recommendations to ensure optimal performance and reliability for mission critical and global enterprise systems.
  • Platform Design - Works independently to design environments of increasing complexity and scope.  Contributes to design specifications for cross system environments.
  • Process Automation - Performs complex design and planning on overall automation at the platform level. The role is also expected to mentor team members to foster growth in their skills.
  • Platform Provisioning - Directs and implements infrastructure per prescribe specifications.
  • Release Engineering - Directs and implements major platform and cross-functional release functions, typically having significant complexity and dependency needs.

    Technical Expertise

    Expert in multiple facets of database and data warehousing technology platforms and can independently evaluate and drive resolution of all problems in their core competencies.  Drives standards for all layers of their designated technology platform and influences standardization requirements beyond their core area of focus.  Strong understanding & usage of distributed systems, cloud technology, virtualization and security methodologies. Possesses thorough understanding of the current technology environment and security controls.  Maintains and extends expertise in designated technology platform while also demonstrating knowledge of emerging technologies and adjacent platform areas.  Ensures Platform Engineering principles and best practices are being implemented consistently within and across designated platform boundaries.  Executes and Manages large scale automation efforts in support of platform solutions delivery.  Executes and Manages mid to large level platform tuning activities delivering process and system efficiency improvements.  Leads and sets direction on multiple aspects of Application Performance Management monitoring solutions.

    Other Duties, Responsibilities, and Activities as Assigned

    Functions independently and receives limited direction. Work in progress is reviewed as required.

    Provides guidance to other team members with their assignments (e.g., onboarding junior team members).

    Participates in on-call rotation.

    7+ years of Data Warehouse Platform Engineering experience including cloud, database administration, Data Warehousing (Teradata and Big Query) and ETL tool (Informatica) administration

    BS in Computer Science or related fields, or equivalent experience

About QVC, Inc

QVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.

QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ : QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce,#3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.


As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at CareersUS@QVC.com for assistance.

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At Qurate Retail Group you’ll discover a whole world of difference!

You’ll feel the energy everywhere at Qurate Retail Group. We are a select group of like-minded brands, a world of individuals all driven by a shared passion for bringing joy, inspiration and humanity to shopping. Working together with integrity and purpose, in a culture like no other. When you’re part of Qurate Retail Group, you’ll be one of 27,000 difference makers in eight countries who help millions of customers around the world discover curated collections of unique products every single day. We are not limited by bricks and mortar or defined by any screen. We are always evolving, ever expanding and we never stand still. We rise to the occasion, discover what’s next and ignite the industry. We are creating the third way to shop.

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