Database Engineer

  • Chennai
  • Hexaware Technologies

What Working at Hexaware offers:

Hexaware is a dynamic and innovative IT organization committed to delivering cutting-edge solutions to our clients worldwide. We pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where every team member is valued and empowered to succeed.

Hexaware provides access to a vast array of tools that enhance, revolutionize, and advance professional profile. We complete the circle with excellent growth opportunities, chances to collaborate with highly visible customers, chances to work alongside bright brains, and the perfect work-life balance.

With an ever-expanding portfolio of capabilities, we delve deep into and identify the source of our motivation. Although technology is at the core of our solutions, it is still the people and their passion that fuel Hexaware’s commitment towards creating smiles.

“At Hexaware we encourage to challenge oneself to achieve full potential and propel growth. We trust and empower to disrupt the status quo and innovate for a better future. We encourage an open and inspiring culture that fosters learning and brings talented, passionate, and caring people together.”

We are always interested in, and want to support, the professional and personal you. We offer a wide array of programs to help expand skills and supercharge careers. We help discover passion—the driving force that makes one smile and innovate, create, and make a difference every day.

Role: Database Engineer

Location: Chennai, India

Work Mode: Hybrid

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install and configure new Microsoft SQL Server instances, including AlwaysOn availability groups and failover clustering.
  • Highly skilled at database design, installations, conversions. Responsible for database backup and recovery procedures, access security, and database integrity, physical data storage design, and data storage management.
  • Participates in Database Management System selection and maintains database performance.
  • Engage in ongoing process improvement.
  • Experienced in Database Performance, Maintenance, and Development to perform the following:
  • Database management including backups, recovery, and maintenance.
  • Database management for export, import, and mass data loads.
  • Analyzes and generation of all tables and index statistics.
  • Monitoring and resolving data lock issues.
  • Check all statistics related to memory, locks, I/O, database response time, wait events, top sessions, and background processes.
  • On-Line Transaction Processing (OLTP) to capture, validate, and store large amounts of transactions.
  • Create indexes to achieve critical dataset response time for time-sensitive reports.
  • Install SQL Server service packs and updates.
  • Configure and manage SQL Security settings.
  • Make system design recommendations according to Microsoft SQL Server best practices.
  • Manage database backup & recovery & DR planning.
  • 6+ years of experience of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server.
  • 6+ years of experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO).
  • Create, modify, and optimize SQL Server Agent jobs and maintenance plans.
  • Proactively monitor SQL Server maintenance tasks, troubleshoot failed jobs, and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Troubleshoot application slowness and performance issues.
  • Responsible for T-SQL query tuning. Responsible for database migrations and server upgrades.
  • Develop documentation and training of routine database administration tasks and train server operations staff on these tasks.
  • Responsible for ETL of large data into SQL Server. Author and modify SQL Server Reporting Services reports.
  • Perform SQL Server integration with enterprise applications.
  • T-SQL Programming & Perform additional tasks as assigned.
  • MS SQL Server Certifications are a plus.


Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.
  • Proven experience in MS SQL Server database administration.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

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