Senior Database Administrator

We are seeking a strong Senior Database Administrator who is familiar with SQL-Server cloud database technologies and operating systems. In this position, the successful candidate will work with Engineering, Operations, and Product Teams to design, implement, operate, and tune database systems. This position demands a hands-on, team player with excellent interpersonal communication skills and customer focus.

This is what you’ll do:
  • Work with software designers to design and implement relational databases
  • Design and implement database optimization processes
  • Work as part of the Engineering and Site Reliability teams to build and troubleshoot network and server issues, and optimize the database environment
  • Establish and enforce database change management standards for Development, QA, and Production environments
  • Provide development and production support to troubleshoot day-to-day database and application issues
  • Develop, implement and verify processes for system monitoring, storage management, DR/BC
  • Design and implement database security to ensure integrity and consistency
  • Develop and maintain documentation of the production environment
  • Manage security and compliance with adherence to production controls – SOC-II monitored via external audits
  • Proactively stay current with the latest technologies and industry best practices associated with the position

This is what you’ll need:
  • Experience with multiple SQL database platforms including SQL Server and Postgres
  • Excellent communication skills and works well within a team environment, and within team processes
  • Design, implementation, and management of web-scale SQL platforms for SaaS products
  • Expertise in troubleshooting and performance monitoring SQL Server Database server (Query Tuning, Server Tuning, Disk Performance Monitoring, Memory Pressure, CPU bottleneck, etc.)
  • Expertise in T-SQL and writing efficient and highly performant stored procedures and SQL code.
  • Experience with installation and configuration of database clusters, replication, log shipping, and mirroring
  • Database, file size, and space forecasting ability
  • Ability to manage a complex database system and assist clients with Database Integration for future Business Intelligence efforts
  • Experience with cloud-based database technologies such as RDS
  • System administration fundamentals including Installation, Configuration & Security setups
  • Expertise in SQL Server Internals, wait events, profiler, windows events, etc.
  • Experienced in architecture high availability, business resumption, and disaster recovery solutions
  • Understand key infrastructure technologies such as Clustering, SAN Storage, Virtualization, Cloud services

Bonus points:
  • Data Warehouse and VLDB experience highly desired
  • Microsoft SQL Server DBA Certification
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or comparable work experience