Senior Database Engineer


Location: Colchester, VT

Type: Full Time

Education: No Ed Requirements

Experience: 3 - 5 Years

VIP (Vermont Information Processing)  is seeking an experienced Database Engineer to work on the creation of new, enterprise-level systems as well as the maintenance of existing infrastructure. We are looking for a motivated self-starter who enjoys collaboration and innovation.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensure database security, integrity, stability and system availability
  • Profile server resource usage and optimize as necessary
  • Maintain database backup and recovery infrastructure
  • Assist in monthly database server maintenance and upgrades
  • Create, maintain and optimize complex SQL scripts and stored procedures
  • Follow (and if necessary, refine) in-house coding standards
  • Troubleshoot/bug-fix SQL scripts
  • Support application development staff with database design and implementation
  • Use database code repositories for change management
  • Assist in compliance efforts to include reporting, auditing and implementation


  • Minimum of 4 years of solid relational database experience
  • Minimum of 4 years working with MS SQL Server
  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with competing priorities
  • Ability to manage all the stages of database development
  • Ability to understand and enhance complex database models
  • In-depth knowledge of referential integrity constraints and indexing
  • Knowledge of Snowflake and DB2 is a plus
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

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