Database Engineering Manager

  • Kraków
  • State Street
Who we are looking forLeading technical contributor to the enhancement and maintenance of one or more Charles River IMS modules or components of an agile scrum team. Provide engineering troubleshooting assistance to customer support teams and other development teams within Charles River. Why this role is important to usThe team you will be joining is a part of Charles River Development (or CRD), that became a part of State Street in 2018. CRD helps create enterprise investment management software solutions for large institutions in the areas of institutional investment, wealth management and hedge funds. Together we have created the first open front-to-back platform - State Street Alpha that was launched in 2019.Join us if delivering next generation infrastructure, using emerging technologies like AI and Blockchain sounds like a challenge you are up for.What you will be responsible for• Leadership and Managemento Lead and mentor a team of database engineers to deliver high-quality and performant database solutionso Provide technical guidance, training, and professional development opportunities for team memberso Drive the Agile process and create a culture of continuous improvement of processes and methodologies through the engineering organizationo Fulfill the Scrum Master role by leading the team in their Agile development process and working to foster a strong continuous improvement culture• Database Architectureo Lead efforts to develop and design database architecture to support Charles River applications, ensuring system scalability, security, performance and reliabilityo Create strategic planning for scalable database solutions to support cloud architecture and microserviceso Collaborate with system and software architects to set standards for operations, programming, security and deployment of the databaseso Oversee data model review processes to ensure data model consistency and accuracy across business applications• Database Security and Disaster Recoveryo Establish and enforce database security best practices, including access controls, encryption, and data masking that ensure compliance with data protection regulationso Design and develop high availability, robust disaster recovery, and data purging and backup strategies• Database Performanceo Lead efforts to optimize performance through indexing, SQL query optimization, and other database tuning techniqueso Monitor database performance metrics, analyze and identify bottlenecks, and recommend short-term and long-term solutionso Lead efforts to define performance test strategy, and develop toolsets to generate synthetic datasets for effective and repeatable performance tests • Collaborationo Work with engineering, SaaS Operation, support and Implementation teams to provide technical support to current customerso Support the sales organization and assist in the execution of PoCs for prospective customerso Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of database systemsWhat we value • Extensive hands-on experience in RDBMS and distributed data platform as a database engineering manager• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to troubleshoot and resolve database related issues• Proficiency in SQL and database design principles• Experience with cloud database services or NoSQL databases• Programming experience in Java, C++, C#, JDBC, Sprint boot, and Microservices is a plus• Experience with developing applications for the financial markets is a plus (Fixed Income, Trading, FX, Risk, Portfolio/Wealth Management, Market Data, FIX, etc.)Education & Preferred Qualifications• 10+ years of experience as a Database Architect or in a similar role supporting enterprise applications with a minimum of 5 years of experience in a supervisory role• Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus• Proven experience with major relational databases such as MS SQL Server or Oracle, hardware sizing and configuration, operating systems, scripting, and database technologies• Strong understanding of database security best practices and data protection regulations• Ability to coordinate and lead cross functional and organizational activities• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) with the ability to clearly and succinctly summarize results for upper management • Demonstrated experience with project planning and backlog management• A minimum of 7 years working with an Agile development methodology strongly desiredAbout State StreetWhat we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investments research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary in locations, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Program to help match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experience and perspective are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome the candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift program and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Salary Range: $140,000 - $222,500 AnnualThe range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.