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Database Engineer

Fayetteville, Arkansas
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
$5000 Progressive Sign On Bonus. Sign On Bonus details: $2500 first day and $2500 after 90 days.

Ozarks Electric , headquartered in Fayetteville, Arkansas with offices in Springdale, Arkansas, Stilwell and Westville Oklahoma incorporated in 1938, is a member-owned electric cooperative, serving more than 80,000 meters across nine counties in Northwest Arkansas and Northeast Oklahoma.

Ozarks Electric provides to its employees: 100% paid medical/dental coverage for you and your dependents, a defined benefit pension plan and a 401(k) plan with employer match. We also provide paid time off, 9 paid holidays, disability benefits, life insurance and tuition reimbursement.

JOB TITLE: Database Engineer

DEPARTMENT: Information Technology

DATE: June 29, 2022

REPORTS TO: Manager of Data Science and Analytics


EDUCATION: Bachelor's or master's degree in quantitative field such as Computer Science, Data Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering or equivalent alternative education, skills and/or practical equivalent experience.

  • Data analysis and data modeling
  • Report building and ad-hoc analysis
  • Using internal and external data sources (e.g. Salesforce, Claritas, etc.) to create analytical reports
  • Data querying languages (such as SQL, python, Hive, Hadoop, etc.)
  • Using data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI, etc.)
  • Utilizing web services and third provider data services
  • Developing analytics solutions using "Big Data" tools and techniques (Azure tools a plus)

  • Effectively collaborate with people within a project team
  • Ability to identify and effectively resolve issues
  • Excellent communication and motivation skills, and ability to interact appropriately with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated experience translating complex and technical subject matter

  • Work with cross functional teams and IT leaders to identify business opportunities and frame the analytics problem.
  • Design and implement data solutions using industry best practices.
  • Provide technical support in developing and maintaining database applications with a substantial focus on data conversion and data integration supporting analytics with back-end billing, marketing, provisioning, fiber and electrical mapping, SCADA, and outage databases.
  • Create scripts for data maintenance and system integration, as well as custom processes, ETL (Extract, Transform, and Load) and XML or similar web services integration between systems.
  • Monitor and maintain data pipelines proactively to ensure high service availability.
  • Create scripts for data integration, data maintenance, automation, and bug fixes.
  • Analyze, define, and document system requirements for data, workflow, logical processes, interfaces with other systems, auditing, reporting requirements and production configuration.
  • Assist with ad-hoc reports if needed.
  • Preserve confidentiality and security of Cooperative data.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

The Database Engineer shall be required to perform any other duties assigned to fulfill the objectives of the Cooperative.


Vendors, Consultants, and Technology Companies: To evaluate and implement data models, database platforms, reporting tools, and related monitoring

  • All specific equipment related to Information Technology as well as routine office equipment. Must have valid driver's license without violation, which would prohibit insurability.
  • Strong attention to detail. Strong organizational and planning skills. Impeccable written and verbal communication skills. Problem Solving, Process Improvement, Project Management, and Reporting
  • Work is performed in an office environment with higher and/or longer noise level than average. Weekends, evening hours, overtime and/or overnight travel will occasionally be necessary.

  • Occasional lifting, up to 25 pounds, required. Normal vision and hearing required.
  • The physical activities and environmental characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations

Ozarks Electric is an EOE/AA/W/M/VETERAN/Disability employer

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  • Job Reference: 674027106-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Ozarks Electric Cooperative
  • Location: Fayetteville, Arkansas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent