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Prinicipal Data Engineer
Minnetonka, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on August 14, 2022
Job Id #57349 Posted June 28, 2022


  • We are looking for Principal Data Engineering- Infrastructure DBA to assist with database architecture, engineering, design, optimization, security, and administration; as well as data modeling, big data development, Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) development, storage engineering, data warehousing, data provisioning and other similar roles.
  • Responsibilities may include Platform-as-a-Service and Cloud solution with a focus on data stores and associated eco systems.
  • Duties may include management of design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance, ensuring strict data quality, and performing needs assessments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support of Postgres databases
  • Design, code, and deploy management and monitoring code for supported technologies
  • Reading and troubleshooting Linux shell and python scripts
  • Participate in an on- call rotation

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years supporting Postgres in an enterprise production environment
  • 3+ years of experience patching and installing Postgres database
  • Exposure with Postgres operational support
  • Data Engineering experience in healthcare or insurance industry

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Digital Fraud Intelligence & Technology is our Enterprise red flag /risk flag platform. We leverage detailed analytics and machine learning to identify and remediate digital fraud and privacy events. We inspect entity profile and augment enterprise’s perspective on risk.


  • a) Ability to function well in a team environment, excellent communication skills
  • b) Someone who has tuned an postgressDB for use in a transaction environment where extremely hi IOPS were needed.

Top Requirements:

  • a. DB administration which includes backups and maintenance
  • b. 5+ years of experience setting up, maintaining and tuning PostgreSQL db
  • c. Schema design including stored procedure, indexes and views.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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