Database Engineer

TTX Company - Chicago, IL (30+ days ago)3.9


City: Chicago, IL


The Database Engineer, under the direction of the Manager of Digital Operations Support, is responsible for all aspects of the design, development and delivery of data and database solutions. This includes designs, develop and deliver / implement data solutions to include: architecture design, prototyping of concepts to proof of concept, development of standards, design and development of test plans, code and module design. Design, build, support SQL objects such as packages, tables, procedures, views, and deployment scripts for high-performance transactional reporting and batch applications. Effectively manage day to day tasks/activities in coordination with a team of developers to effectively meet the deliverables that will benefit the TTX user community.


Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent work experience
10 years of SQL Database administration experience in a corporate environment.
In-depth understanding of Operating Systems, Business Applications and data flow dependencies between applications
Must understand proper technology services following ITIL methodologies
7 - 10+ years of information technology experience supporting enterprise class environments Demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and drive completion of deliverables
Must be able to establish effective professional business relationships with all levels of management and throughout the TTX organization
Establish and maintain an environment conducive to team building and cross departmental communications
Must be able to govern regional IT initiatives to ensure that all process and procedures are executed following company policies and standards
Strong organization and communication skills
Identify and provide problem resolution for inefficiencies and allow for the prevention of reoccurring issues with long-term, end-to-end solutions
Must possess strong writing and documentation skills
Ability to translate business requirements and needs to valuable technological initiatives
Identify and provide problem resolution for inefficiencies and allow for the prevention of reoccurring issues with long-term, end-to-end solutions
Significant understanding of security issues relating to deployment of highly sensitive systems which contain significant company and customer data.
Must be accustomed to responding quickly and in a controlled manner to emergencies
Skilled in troubleshooting issues in high pressure, business critical production environments.
Business critical services management
Discipline regarding communications and policy enforcement
Excellent problem solving
Senior level written and oral communication skills
Ability to understand the “big picture” to provide long-term resolutions


General office environment; may be required to travel. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit (remain stationary within work area) and use hands to finger, handle, feel and reach. The employee is occasionally required to move about (stand, walk). The employee must occasionally lift and/or transport up to 10 pounds. Correctable vision required for close, distance, and color vision capabilities.

The above job description is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Location: Chicago, IL
Education Experience: Trade School / Certification Required
Employment Experience: Mid-Senior Level (6+ Years)
Employment Status: Employee (Full-Time)
FLSA Status: Exempt
Direct Reports: No

TTX Company is a leading provider of railcars and related freight car management services to the North American rail industry. TTX’s pool of railcars is ideal for supporting shippers in the intermodal, automotive, paper & forest, metals, machinery, wind energy and other markets where flatcars, boxcars and gondolas are required.

TTX Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.