Senior Database Engineer

Continental Finance Company

Wilmington, DE, USA Remote

Full time



Sep 17

Come join a growing financial technology company that’s leading the marketplace in both the marketing and servicing of credit cards! Continental Finance Company specializes in credit card options for those consumers with less than perfect credit. We are seeking a Senior Database Engineer to join our Technology team.

The Senior Database Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of data platform within the Technology team at CFC. This includes working with the team to define our long-term data strategy that supports company growth goals and defining and delivering the projects that get us there. Projects typically involve design and modeling, ETL processes, high volume data exchange, and modernizing and maintaining our cloud-based SQL Server/Postgres/MySQL environments. The Senior Database Engineer will help with database tuning, optimization, automating regular tasks like backup and recovery, and developing standard processes and procedures to maintain stability, security, and high performance. This individual should have a background in computer science or a related field.

***CFC offers a hybrid work schedule which includes three (3) core days in the office (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) and two (2) remote workdays (Monday and Friday)***

Essential Functions

  • Manage cloud-based SQL server / Postgres / MySQL databases through product life cycle environments, from development to UAT and production.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes to ensure high performance and availability.
  • Develop and maintain cloud-based databases in AWS RDS
  • Apply data modeling techniques to develop logical and physical database designs.
  • Develop, manage, and test back-up and recovery plans.
  • Collaborate regularly with technical, applications and operational teams to ensure high quality data practices, database integrity and security.
  • Analyze server and query performance and perform optimizations.
  • Manage database file structure and expand/shrink as needed.
  • Monitor and optimize SQL server log files.
  • Develop and maintain SSIS packages including C# script tasks and SSRS reports.
  • Lead projects and small teams to deliver projects related to our data systems.
  • Mentor others on the team to build capabilities and capacity in the data team.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in Technology organizations as a SQL Server DBA.
  • Experience in database management and maintenance.
  • Proficiency with MS/SQL Server.
  • Experience with data warehouse concepts a plus.
  • Experience with Snowflake a plus.

Why Continental Finance?

Continental Finance Company (“CFC”) is one of America’s leading marketers and servicers of credit cards for consumers with less-than-perfect credit. Since the Company’s founding in 2005, CFC has prided itself on its corporate responsibility to customers in terms of a strong customer support program, fair treatment and responsible lending. With our success, we have also grown into an innovative financial tech company! With a state of the art consumer underwriting, marketing and servicing platform, we provide a variety of services to our consumers when other financial institutions will not accommodate them. We are proud to provide access to credit products and excellent services to consumers who are largely overlooked by traditional credit card issuers.

CFC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. Our company provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or veteran status.

CFC is seeking bright, energetic individuals that will help us grow and develop together! We uphold a promise to treat our employees with the same care and concern as we do our customers. We offer all employees competitive compensation and benefits in an exciting, fast-paced business casual environment. Join our growing team and apply online today!

***CFC offers a hybrid work schedule which includes three (3) core days in the office (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday) and two (2) remote workdays (Monday and Friday)***

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