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Database Engineer IV


San Francisco, CA, US, 94104

Requisition ID:  9064

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 



Our Play Digital online casino application development team is looking for an experienced database engineer to join our star engineering team to develop and maintain our world class Remote Gaming System (RGS.)  You will have opportunity to become an expert in mobile and PC gaming business by working closely with our experienced and dedicated engineering, product management, data center operation and finance teams. If you have a passion for building a best-in-the-industry online web application systems with the best and latest technologies, come and join our San Francisco based team at IGT Play Digital!

Please note this position can be remote from home anywhere in the United States.

•    Work as a member of our BI and Database Application teams to architect, design, develop and maintain Applications in Postgres using PL/PgSQL.
•    Write efficient and performant SQL code and optimize current code base.
•    Adopt best practices to write Database Unit Testing.
•    Use Oracle Business Intelligence or similar tools to model dimensions and facts for various subject areas.
•    Help Migrating existing Oracle Business Intelligence based applications to a Cloud based BI Platform.
•    Work closely with product managers and QA team for new feature requirements and quality improvement, respectively.
•    Work with data center operation team on production issue troubleshooting and issue resolutions.
•    Automate the software packaging and deployment with a single action.


•    Demonstrated strong experience and understanding of database design concepts and data modeling skills.
•    Demonstrated ability to translate business requirements into logical and physical data models.
•    Demonstrated strong experience in coding PostgreSQL PL/pgSQL stored procedures and functions.
•    Demonstrated strong experience in database query optimization and performance tuning for reporting tools and ETLs.
•    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
•    Must be a team player and willing to take ownership for issues and solutions. 
•    Proactive with a can-do attitude
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
•    Experience using shell scripting, Python, and Java
•    Knowledge and understanding of Hadoop architecture

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership



IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, marital or family status, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, provincial or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted. IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming.  For more information, please visit

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland