Job Description

Job Title: Database Administrator 

Reports To: Principal Database Architect of Cloud Platforms

Location: Remote


The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for providing technical support for the database environment including assisting the development and organization of the databases and implementation of new technologies. It is extremely important to the company that on-line processing database systems offer the highest reliability and performance possible.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Reviews service-related reports (e.g: database backups, maintenance, monitoring) on a daily basis to ensure service-related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs. 
  • Respond to database related alerts and escalations and work with database engineering to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems. 
  • Works with database engineering to develop ongoing assessments of database performance and identify problem areas. 
  • Works with database engineering to develop and enforce a security scheme for the database environment. 
  • Should be proficient in Understanding and Analyzing Database Logs. 
  • Should be able to work on OnCall (24*7 support) mechanism.
  • Willingness to learn at all times.
  • Willingness to learn in new technologies. 
  • Should be comfortable to work as L1, L2, L3 as and when required. 
  • Responsible for deploying database objects like tables, indexes, packages and views across multiple environments.

Job Requirements:

Required Skills:

  • BE or BS Degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Technology or related field preferred 5-10 years IT operation with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices Minimum 5 years Microsoft SQL Server experience or MySQL or Oracle.
  • Knowledge on Database Architecture and Engines involved. 
  • Should be proficient in SQL Query Tuning and Slow Query Optimizations. 
  • Experience with High Availability (Always On/Log Shipping) Understanding of, and experience with, server-client computing and relational database environments.
  • Experience with data management and data processing flowcharting techniques.
  • Knowledge of reporting and query tools and practices.
  • Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Technical documentation skills Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Strong root cause analysis. 
  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail Strong ability and desire to learn Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. 
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to write, optimize and troubleshoot Stored Procedures, Triggers, Views, Indexed Views, etc. 
  • Ability to work towards proactive solutions. 
  • Knowledge of Indexes and Index Management.
  • Ability to use Performance Monitor to gather Metrics to define baselines.
  • Experience using SQL Profiler and examining Execution Plans SSRS Administration and Configuration. 
  • Required Technologies SQL Server 2012-2016 / MySQL 5.7 and above / Oracle 12c and above Database Administration, Tuning, Management, Security SQL Server Integration Services.

Preferred Skills:

  • Involvement with the MSSQL Server Community,membership in PASS, active in forums or newsgroups. 
  • Certification is a plus; MCTS, MCITP, MVP.
  • Familiarization with Idera, Red-Gate, Spot Light, Lite Speed and other third-party SQL tools.
  • Must be ok to work on call 24-7 rotation.
  • SSIS Development and Deployment Database Assemblies and CLR knowledge.
  • Experience working with VLDB > 1TB Familiarity with NoSQL.
  • Experience with MySQL and/or SingleStore (formerly MemSQL). 
  • Exposure to AWS – DBA experience on AWS hosted databases would be a plus. 
  • Understanding of AWS Cloudwatch Alerts for RDS Technical interview may include demonstration of technical skills.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Highly-competitive salary
  • Bonus structure
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • PTO (Unlimited after year 1)
  • 401k match
  • Continuing education programs
  • Gym membership reimbursement

Application Instructions

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