BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Principal Software Engineer in Birmingham, Alabama

Job Description Summary

Job Description

MedMined™ services offer infection surveillance for the entire hospital that alerts clinicians to early signs of an emerging infection issue to target improvement efforts at the right place and the right time. Using data mining tools similar to those used by credit card companies to monitor unauthorized purchases, this patented technology automatically identifies patterns indicative of specific and correctable quality breakdowns to prevent and treat HAIs successfully.

Software Engineering is responsible for developing, enhancing, and sustaining software systems in a cross-functional team environment through adherence to established design control processes and good engineering practices.

Qualifications :

  • Experience Troubleshooting and Tuning poorly performing queries

  • Strong T-SQL skills

  • Complete understanding of Backup, Recovery, and other file maintenance operations

  • Solid Understanding of High Availability Techniques and Disaster Recovery Methods

  • Database Capacity Planning and Monitoring

  • SQL Server Configuration Management

  • Experience using SSIS, SSRS, SQL Agent, Extended Events, Profiler and other SQL Server Related Products

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related field required

  • A minimum of 5+ years working with Microsoft SQL Server required

  • Ability to work in a team environment to meet established SLA's

  • Good communication skills

  • VMWare and Azure experience is a plus

Responsibilities :

  • Proactively monitoring the health of SQL Servers to prevent system outages, failures, and delays

  • Analyzing performance issues on production databases

  • Refactoring T-SQL code to improve efficiency

  • Managing security and user access to the database servers

  • Installation, configuration, and upgrades for new and existing database instances

  • Database storage and capacity planning

  • Maintaining a level of knowledge through research and training to provide subject matter expertise for SQL Server best practices

  • Automating manual tasks to improve efficiency

  • Monitoring alerts for job failures, capacity shortages, database corruption, etc.

  • Providing 24x7 operational and technical support

Required Education & Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • 5+ years experienceworking with Microsoft SQL Server required



Primary Work LocationUSA AL - Birmingham - Vestavia

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status