• Associate Director - Database Engineering AWS Cloud DBA Mexico (+1 other)
  • S&P Global in Mexico (+1 other), , Mexico
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  • 2 days ago

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About the Role:

Grade Level (for internal use):

Job Description:

S&P Dow Jones Indices is seeking an Associate Director, Database Engineering to be a key player in the Infrastructure Engineering team to secure AWS Cloud database environment used for running index applications in accordance with industry best practices and internal policies. This role requires a seasoned cloud database engineer who works effectively, both independently as well as collaboratively, in a team environment.

The Impact: We are looking for a technically strong Database Engineer with a hands-on approach who can bring strong technical skills, communication, and experience to a global team.

What’s in it for you: As Database Engineer, you will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of DB Infrastructure and some part of Development with focus on building scalable and highly available solutions on AWS.


Design, Implement & support new Database solutions, ability to understand... requirements, take part in design discussions and deliver solutions end-to-end. Closely interact with all team to understand the workflow and provide suggestions and solutions as and when required.
• Experience with cloud computing platforms (AWS (required))
• Experience with AWS Global Aurora Postgres and Global Aurora MySql.
• Experience with cloud database monitoring & administration tools.
• Experience in design configuration standards for RDBMS and Non-RDBMS databases.
• Experience in developing cloud database engineering solutions for RDBMS and Non-RDBMS databases.
• Experience in enforcing cloud database security policies and audit logging mechanisms.
• Experience in cloud database automation provisioning, upgrades, security patches & monitoring.
• Experience in defining cloud database backup, recovery, retention, and disaster recovery procedures.
• Experience in providing solutions to optimize database performance and improve standards.
• Experience in Implementing highly available & fault-tolerant solutions to withstand system failures.
• Experience with Data Lake and Data Warehousing applications.
• Open to work on other AWS available databases Oracle, MSSQL, DynamoDB, Redshift etc.
• Maintain database configuration, support procedures, and runbook.
• Manage and execute disaster recovery plans and coordinate change control process.
• Troubleshoot Production issues and provide workarounds to restore business continuity.
• Provision and administer RDS, Aurora, and other databases in AWS Cloud.
• Recommend hardware and right-sizing infrastructure.
• Hands on experience in AWS Cloud solutions using AWS RDS.
• Automate routine Cloud DBA maintenance, patching tasks using scripting technologies.
• Develop scripts to automate Database infrastructure provisioning.
• Develop solutions for monitoring & alerting databases.
• Troubleshoot cloud database performance issues and failures.
• Design solutions to migrate data across different databases.
• Conduct cost-benefit analysis and provide effective cloud database solutions.
• Implement cloud database engineering best practices and controls.
• Provide guidance to developers to design complex cloud database solutions.
• Suggest improvements to current processes, tools and implementation ideas.
• Evaluate new cloud database AWS services and solutions.
• Knowledge of design data sharding, partitioning, and BigData solutions (EMR and EMR serverless)
• Knowledge of servers, virtualization systems, storage, and network engineering.
• Enforce cloud database security policies and audit logging mechanisms.
• Experience on tool like Jenkins, Datadog, OEM etc.

• Around 11+ years of experience in handling multi-database environment on AWS and on premise.
• English Advanced conversation and written skills.
• AWS Certifications preferred.
• Knowledge on No SQL database and understanding of Python.
• Good to have experience in database activity stream (DAS).
• Good to know MSK/OpenSearch.
• Experience in the financial services sector preferred but not required.
• At least bachelor’s degree in computer science or equivalent. MS in Computer Science is preferred.
• Candidates without Computer Science or Information Technology degree should have significant work experience.

Note: Work from home role.

About S&P Global Dow Jones Indices

At S&P Dow Jones Indices, we provide iconic and innovative index solutions backed by unparalleled expertise across the asset-class spectrum. By bringing transparency to the global capital markets, we empower investors everywhere to make decisions with conviction. We’re the largest global resource for index-based concepts, data and research, and home to iconic financial market indicators, such as the S&P 500® and the Dow Jones Industrial Average®. More assets are invested in products based upon our indices than any other index provider in the world. With over USD 7.4 trillion in passively managed assets linked to our indices and over USD 11.3 trillion benchmarked to our indices, our solutions are widely considered indispensable in tracking market performance, evaluating portfolios and developing investment strategies.

S&P Dow Jones Indices is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI). S&P Global is the world’s foremost provider of credit ratings, benchmarks, analytics and workflow solutions in the global capital, commodity and automotive markets. With every one of our offerings, we help many of the world’s leading organizations navigate the economic landscape so they can plan for tomorrow, today. For more information, visit www.spglobal.com/spdji.

What’s In It For You?

Our Purpose:

Progress is not a self-starter. It requires a catalyst to be set in motion. Information, imagination, people, technology–the right combination can unlock possibility and change the world.

Our world is in transition and getting more complex by the day. We push past expected observations and seek out new levels of understanding so that we can help companies, governments and individuals make an impact on tomorrow. At S&P Global we transform data into Essential Intelligence®, pinpointing risks and opening possibilities. We Accelerate Progress.

Our People:

We're more than 35,000 strong worldwide—so we're able to understand nuances while having a broad perspective. Our team is driven by curiosity and a shared belief that Essential Intelligence can help build a more prosperous future for us all.

From finding new ways to measure sustainability to analyzing energy transition across the supply chain to building workflow solutions that make it easy to tap into insight and apply it. We are changing the way people see things and empowering them to make an impact on the world we live in. We’re committed to a more equitable future and to helping our customers find new, sustainable ways of doing business. We’re constantly seeking new solutions that have progress in mind. Join us and help create the critical insights that truly make a difference.

Our Values:

Integrity, Discovery, Partnership

At S&P Global, we focus on Powering Global Markets. Throughout our history, the world's leading organizations have relied on us for the Essential Intelligence they need to make confident decisions about the road ahead. We start with a foundation of integrity in all we do, bring a spirit of discovery to our work, and collaborate in close partnership with each other and our customers to achieve shared goals.


We take care of you, so you can take care of business. We care about our people. That’s why we provide everything you—and your career—need to thrive at S&P Global.

Our benefits include:
• Health & Wellness: Health care coverage designed for the mind and body.
• Flexible Downtime: Generous time off helps keep you energized for your time on.
• Continuous Learning: Access a wealth of resources to grow your career and learn valuable new skills.
• Invest in Your Future: Secure your financial future through competitive pay, retirement planning, a continuing education program with a company-matched student loan contribution, and financial wellness programs.
• Family Friendly Perks: It’s not just about you. S&P Global has perks for your partners and little ones, too, with some best-in class benefits for families.
• Beyond the Basics: From retail discounts to referral incentive awards—small perks can make a big difference.

For more information on benefits by country visit: https://spgbenefits.com/benefit-summaries

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at S&P Global:
At S&P Global, we believe diversity fuels creative insights, equity unlocks opportunity, and inclusion drives growth and innovation – Powering Global Markets. Our commitment centers on our global workforce, ensuring that our people are empowered to bring their whole selves to work. It doesn’t stop there, we strive to better reflect and serve the communities in which we live and work, and advocate for greater opportunity for all.


Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: [email protected] and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person. 

US Candidates Only: The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law.


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Job ID: 301088
Posted On: 2024-05-08
Location: Virtual, Mexico
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