Cloud Database Engineer

Requisition ID:  910

Marysville, OH, US, 43040

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $90,100.00 - $135,200.00

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one.  We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. 

 At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.  We strive to be a company that serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

Job Purpose

A Cloud Database Engineer is responsible for managing, maintaining, and optimizing cloud-based database systems to ensure efficient and reliable data storage and retrieval. This individual will work closely with application teams, infrastructure teams, and other stakeholders to design, implement, and manage scalable and secure database solutions in the cloud environment. Some key responsibilities include:
•    Database Design and Implementation: Design, develop, and implement cloud-based database solutions in collaboration with development teams. Create database schemas, tables, and indexes to support efficient data storage and retrieval.
•    Cloud Database Administration: Manage, monitor, and optimize cloud database instances to ensure high availability, performance, and data integrity. Configure and maintain database backups, replication, and disaster recovery strategies.
•    Performance Tuning and Optimization: Identify and resolve database performance issues, including query optimization, index tuning, and resource utilization. Monitor database performance metrics and implement improvements to optimize performance.
•    Data Security and Compliance: Implement and maintain appropriate security measures and access controls to protect sensitive data stored in the cloud database. Ensure compliance with data protection regulations and industry best practices.
•    Database Monitoring and Troubleshooting: Monitor database activity and performance using database monitoring tools. Diagnose and resolve database-related issues and incidents, working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure timely resolution.
•    Database Capacity Planning: Estimate future database storage and performance requirements based on data growth projections. Plan and implement database capacity upgrades or scaling activities to accommodate evolving business needs.
•    Database Automation and Scripting: Develop and maintain database automation scripts, workflows, and configurations using scripting languages (e.g., SQL, Python) and infrastructure-as-code tools (e.g., Ansible). Implement DevOps practices for database deployment and management.
•    Collaboration and Communication: Collaborate with application teams, infrastructure teams, and stakeholders to understand database requirements, provide technical guidance, and ensure effective integration with other systems. Communicate database-related updates, issues, and recommendations to relevant stakeholders.
•    Continuous Learning and Adaptation: Stay updated with the latest trends, tools, and best practices in cloud database technologies. Continuously enhance technical skills and knowledge to adapt to evolving cloud environments and emerging database technologies.


Key Accountabilities

  • Database Development: Implementing database solutions using cloud-based technologies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, or Google Cloud Platform (GCP). This involves writing scripts, queries, and stored procedures to create, modify, and retrieve data.
  • Resolve platform related issues. Coordinate with vendors for product related issues, patches, bug fixes, upgrades, running periodic backups and performing deployments
  • Meet with application teams to understand requirements and recommend high-level direction and approach to upcoming projects. Also Fine-tuning database systems to enhance performance, scalability, and reliability. This includes monitoring and optimizing database query performance, indexing, and database caching
  • Collaborates with appropriate stakeholders on defining and implementing technology direction/roadmap within cloud database technology space 
  • Assist in migrating on-premises databases to the cloud and integrating data from various sources into cloud-based systems.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • Applicant should be a US person. 

Education and other qualifying skills

  • Bachelor’s Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology and/or equivalent industry experience.
  • 5-7 years of Database experience
  • 5-7 years of experience with any of the database management systems (MS SQL Server, No SQL, DB2 LUW, Oracle, PostgreSQL or MYSQL). 
  • 3-5 years of experience with cloud-based database technologies like Amazon AWS S3, RDS, Amazon Aurora. Knowledge of Microsoft Azure SQL Database, or Google Cloud SQL is plus.
  • Experience working with large database projects.
  • 1-3 years of experience in working large scale projects. 
  • Should have knowledge of cloud computing concepts, virtualization, and infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) platforms.
  • Lead by Example: Build strong morale, team success, and positive feedback, and mentoring.
  • Willing to learn and adopt to Emerging Technology
  • Temper technology design or architecture processes with business sense to make appropriate decisions.
  • Good knowledge of Project Management principals
  • Excellent verbal communication skills; Strong visual presentation skills
  • Flexibility to communicate effectively with various levels of Mgmt.
  • Ability to analyze critical information, assess upstream/downstream impact, and formulate broad recommendations



  • Hybrid


Benefits and Total Rewards

What differentiates Honda and makes us an employer of choice?
Total rewards:

  • Competitive base salary  
    • Pay will be based on several variables that includes but not limited to geographic location, work experience, education, etc. 
  • Annual Bonus
  • Industry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Relocation Eligible
  • Lifestyle Bonus

Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities
  • Career mobility 
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

You’re invited to
bring your skills, bring your background, and  bring the future at Honda. 

Apply today.  

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