Recruiting a database engineer with the right combination of database experience and technical expertise will require a comprehensive screening process. This Hiring Kit from TechRepublic Premium provides an adjustable framework your business can use to find, recruit and ultimately hire the right person for the job.
From the hiring kit:
DETERMINING FACTORS, DESIRABLE PERSONALITY TRAITS AND SKILL SETS
In modern business, the proper collection, storage and processing of data is vital to the overall success of operations. Decision-makers at all levels of the organization depend on the information gleaned from readily and reliably accessed data all day, every day. Achieving the required level of accessibility and reliability requires the proper data structure and the proper database architecture. This critical foundation is provided by the database engineer.
Successful database engineers will have impeccable development, programming and coding skills. Database engineers use tools to design and create new databases and restructure or maintain existing databases so they run efficiently and reliably. Expertise in database engine processes and programming languages allows database engineers to develop procedures for integrating new data into old systems.