Senior Database Engineer

  • 3M
  • Murray, UT, USA
  • Jun 26, 2021

Job Description



Job Description:


Collaborate with Innovative 3Mers Around the World

Choosing where to start and grow your career has a major impact on your professional and personal life, so its equally important you know that the company that you choose to work at, and its leaders, will support and guide you. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies and products, 3M is a place where you can collaborate with 96,000 other curious, creative 3Mers.


As a Senior Database Engineer, you will be helping with todays challenges, while preparing for tomorrows. You will be challenged daily on exciting large-scale projects with the latest technologies. You will be part of a team that has meaningful work and makes a difference for both domestic and international healthcare markets. If you have a strong technical and database background with the ability to efficiently solve challenging problems, you would be set up to be very successful in this position and have a positive impact quickly. Join US!


This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career


The Impact Youll Make in this Role

In the role, you will contribute to the development of new ceramic materials used in demanding industries such as aerospace and electronics.


Primary Responsibilities (Senior Database Engineer) include but are not limited to the following:

  • Collaborate with software developers and other database engineers on data design and architecture
  • Be an active member of an Agile team, contributing to the team's sprint backlog items
  • Review pull requests to ensure quality and performance through adherence to standards and best practices
  • Teach and mentor others on SQL standards and best practices
  • Support existing applications by participating in resolution of escalated customer support issues
  • Interact with customers to resolve operational problems and determine customer requirements
  • Assist with developing and documenting internal database standards


Your Skills and Expertise

To set you up for success in this role from day one, 3M requires (at a minimum) the following qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited university OR High School Diploma/GED or higher (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited institution and a minimum of eleven (11) years of experience in software development in lieu of the Bachelors degree education requirement
  • Five (5) years in writing T-SQL queries for use in a large-scale web application
  • Five (5) years in database schema design and management and writing stored procedures, views and user-defined functions
  • Five (5) years in performance tuning and query optimization using MS SQL Server
  • Three (3) years object-oriented software development using Python, C++, C# or Java (.Net preferred)
  • One (1) year PowerShell


Additional qualifications that could help you succeed even further in this role include:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering high-visibility projects on a tight timeline
  • Strong experience with Visual Studio and SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)
  • Health Information Systems experience
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with strong test automation and continuous deployment
  • Familiarity with MSBuild, Git, TFS and automated deployment
  • Experience deploying to and supporting live clients
  • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as needed.
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently and idiomatically


Location: Silver Spring, MD; Atlanta, GA; Salt Lake City, UT

Travel Requirements: Occasional travel may be required

Relocation: Maybe authorized.


Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).


Supporting Your Well-being

3M offers many programs to help you live your best life both physically and financially. To ensure competitive pay and benefits, 3M regularly benchmarks with other companies that are comparable in size and scope.


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Diverse & Inclusive 3M

3M is a place where you can collaborate with other curious, creative people. Where your diverse talents, inclusiveness, initiative, and leadership are valued. Where youll find challenging opportunities that make your career exciting and rewarding. With a diversity of people, global locations, technologies, and products, 3M is a place to grow and be rewarded for excellence.






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