Database Engineer – Technical Governance Lead

Website Hewlett Packard Enterprise

This role has been designed as ‘Hybrid’ with an expectation that you will work on average 2-3 days per week from an HPE office.

Who We Are:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is the global edge-to-cloud company advancing the way people live and work. We help companies connect, protect, analyze, and act on their data and applications wherever they live, from edge to cloud, so they can turn insights into outcomes at the speed required to thrive in today’s complex world. Our culture thrives on finding new and better ways to accelerate what’s next. We know diverse backgrounds are valued and succeed here. We have the flexibility to manage our work and personal needs. We make bold moves, together, and are a force for good. If you are looking to stretch and grow your career our culture will embrace you. Open up opportunities with HPE.

Job Description:


  • Develop and Improve Business Processes for cross-platform DbaaS (Database as-a Service) including Oracle, SQL Server, Mongo, Maria, Cassandra.
  • Develop and Improve Technical Documentation for Internal DBA group, external technical interfacing teams (Infrastructure, Enterprise Architecture) and Application  Teams.
  • Provide Cross-Platform Leadership and Engagement to DBA Team.
  • Develop and Provide direction for new DbaaS technologies.   Provide Leadership of DBA Team and Engagement with various other teams (infrastructure, ITSM).
  • Technical Project Engagement for new DB Release, new OS Releases, Architecture design changes, etc.  Work with PM Team to set correct expectations and provide input for timelines / interlocks.
  • Lead Testing for all Integration Systems (ServiceNow, NewRelic, DB Platforms)
  • Performs analysis of complex functional and business requirements and interact with DBA and application owners.
  • Participates in cross-functional teams. Leads design activities May provide mentoring and guidance to other developers. Designs, prepares and executes Unit tests. Represents DBA in meeting with App and Business owners.
  • Demonstrates technical leadership, and exerts influence outside of immediate team. Contributes to strategic direction for teams.
  • Applies in-depth or broad technical knowledge to provide maintenance solutions across one or more technology areas (e.g. Database Administration).
  • Integrates technical expertise and business understanding to create superior solutions for the company and customers. Mentors and consults with team members and other organizations, App owners and vendors on complex issues.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work experience.
  • Extensive experience with multiple Database technologies including SQL. Server, Oracle, MongoDB, or MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL.
  • Infrastructure architecture experience.
  • Project Management Experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Strong SQL language programming and scripting skills
  • Understanding of database HA strategies
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Communicate/work effectively in a team environment
  • Good verbal and written communication skills; influencing skills and ability to work effectively in a geographically dispersed team. Demonstrated technical leadership skills.
  • Advanced understanding of modern software development methodologies.
  • Advanced understanding of modern software development tools.
  • Advanced understanding of Software Test methodologies
  • General Project Management. Customer/ Vendor Management. Business Analysis.

Additional Skills:

Accountability, Accountability, Action Planning, Active Learning, Active Listening, Agile Methodology, Bias, Business, Coaching, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Cybersecurity, Data Analysis Management, Data Collection Management, Data Controls, Design Thinking, Development Methodologies, Empathy, Follow-Through, Growth Mindset, Implementation Methodologies, Infrastructure Design, Intellectual Curiosity, Long Term Planning, Managing Ambiguity {+ 4 more}


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