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United Airlines Senior Database Administrator - Redshift in Gurgaon, India

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Job overview and responsibilities

United Airlines is seeking talented people to join the Data Engineering team as Sr AWS Redshift DBA. Data Engineering organization is responsible for driving data driven insights & innovation to support the data needs for commercial and operational projects with a digital focus.

  • As a Redshift DBA, you will engage with Data Engineering and DevOps team (including internal customers) for redshift database administration initiatives

  • You will be involved in Database administration, performance tuning, management and security of AWS Redshift deployment and enterprise data warehouse

  • You will provide technical support for all database environments including development/pre-production/production databases for the organization and will responsible for setting up of infrastructure, configuring, maintenance of environment including security to support cloud environment working along with DE and Cloud Engineering

  • Develop and implement innovative solutions leading to automation

  • Mentor and train junior engineers

This position is offered on local terms and conditions. Expatriate assignments and sponsorship for employment visas, even on a time-limited visa status, will not be awarded.


  • BS/BA, in computer science or related STEM field

  • We are seeking creative, driven, detail-oriented individuals who enjoy tackling tough problems with data and insights

  • Individuals who have a natural curiosity and desire to solve problems are encouraged to apply

  • 5+ years of IT experience

  • 4+ years in AWS Redshift production environment

  • 3+ years of experience with relational database systems like Oracle, Teradata

  • 2+ years’ experience with Cloud migration of existing apps to AWS (on premise)

  • Excellent and proven knowledge of Postgres/SQL on Amazon RDS

  • Excellent and proven knowledge of SQL

  • Must be legally authorized to work in India for any employer without sponsorship

  • Must be fluent in English and Hindi (written and spoken)

  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification

  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • Master’s in Computer Science or related STEM field

  • Experience with cloud-based systems like AWS, AZURE or Google Cloud

  • Certified Developer / Architect on AWS

  • Strong experience with continuous integration & delivery using Agile methodologies

  • Data engineering experience with transportation/airline industry

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Strong knowledge in Big Data

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

Division: 47 Technology/IT

Function: Information Technology

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled