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Database Engineer


Akron, OH, US

Company:  Goodyear

Location:  Akron, OH (Hybrid)
Sponsorship Available: No 
Relocation Assistance Available: No 

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Position Description:

This Database Engineer role will provide technical support to SQL Databases specifically, Goodyear's relatrional databases and other database tools. A general understanding of data base administration, data models and database monitoring tools is key as this role will be supporting databases that host critical data for in-house and third-party applications.  You will be responsible for understanding the key concepts such as; performance management/tuning, upgrades, patching, maintenance, database back-ups/recoveries.  Ideally, you will bring some experience with operating system (Windows, Linux, UNIX) administration to this open role.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Support non-mission, critical systems (test/development) with little support or assistance. Support enterprise-wide, mission-critical databases and related projects with assistance. Ensure sound physical design to support application requirements with minimal assistance. 
  • Work closely with operating system and application administrative personnel to ensure space requirements, back-up procedures and performance needs are being met. Participate in the analysis and design function for new/existing systems to ensure adherence to technical standards, data standards and integration with other applications
  • Write efficient structured query language (SQL) statements and operating system scripts independently. Support database back-up and recovery procedures. Troubleshoot problems and recommend appropriate actions. Participate in on-call support rotation with team - Resolving database alerts.
  • Analyze/Participate in the security and data integrity controls for all of the computerized database resources.
  • Perform database software patching/upgrades, working with application owners. 


Required Experience and Education:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Engineering, MIS, Technology
  • 3+ years of experience in Information Technology with 1+ years of experience in database systems - Desired
  • In lieu of degree, 8 years of IT experience.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Intermediate understanding of operating systems, client/server architecture and standards
  • Intermediate understanding of the currently used database applications
  • Knowledge of data modeling, logical/physical database design and implementation
  • Good understanding of middleware standards, networking technology and protocols
  • Good troubleshooting skills




Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 72,000 people and manufactures its products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need reasonable accommodation to complete the online application, or any other part of the employment process, please contact the Goodyear Candidate Care Line at 330.796.4500.


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Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland

Job Segment: Database, Computer Science, Testing, Technical Support, SQL, Technology

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