Database Administrator


In the advertising world, the one with the best platform to target customers, and analytics to understand them, wins. With a full national footprint comprised of more than 200 partners, 210 DMAs and 80 million homes, /CADENT/ has positioned itself to be the essential partner to brands navigating the ever changing TV advertising landscape. Through our forward looking solutions, we are defining the present and future (programmatic, addressable, advanced TV) of broadcast/cable audience technology, data, analytics and automation.

Right now we are looking for an exceptional Database Administrator who will be responsible for maintenance, design and development of Cross MediaWorks databases and the servers that support them including SQL Server transactional and analytical RDMS, MYSQL, and Spark/Hadoop-based data platform. The DBA guarantees the performance, relational integrity, service quality of mission critical databases and oversees database security. The DBA also monitors and controls system capacity for existing service requirements and plans for future growth. The DBA works closely with operations to ensure data processing workflows are efficient and smooth. The DBA works closely with software developers ensuring that the systems that they develop work correctly, efficiently and securely with databases.

Our ideal A-player will:

Maintain 24×7 SQL Server 2014 instances using native SQL Server, Red Gate, and other tool sets
Install and deploy SQL Server, its upgrades and service packs as necessary
Manage security rights and permissions for access to the databases. Setup and manage replication of data to minimize user queries from application access to the database
Provide data archiving and restoration service
Ensure that the databases are running efficiently through modifications of the server provisioning, database structure, indexes, and stored procedures and allocation of disk space to specific table structures
Troubleshoot issues that arise relating to any databases. Be able to identify problems either within databases or within processes that are impacting applications. Be available for database support whenever needed
Create, monitor, and improve data flows through the company using replication, stored procedures, and SSIS packages. Explain and document current data flows as well as newly created data flows
Maintain data marts using SSAS
Support SSRS-based reporting environment
Write maintenance and configuration procedures and disaster recovery plans. Test these plans and check integrity of the backups
Recover from outages, restoring system availability
Recommend procedures, rules and system specifications to IT and senior staff. Recommend future equipment and software upgrades for budget consideration
Work with a senior developers and senior staff to advance projects to completion. Support quality control, version control, deployment, data migration and data conversion
Support testing and pre production database environments throughout the organization

Our ideal A-player will have:

Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems or related field
Experience with SQL Server is necessary and certification is highly desirable
Job-related experience with Spark/Hadoop-based data platforms and related ecosystem
Proficiency in the SQL language and familiarity with programming languages
Expert understanding of relational database architecture and design
Expert on data management, with deep understanding of maintaining data under changing business requirements and rules
Understanding of analytical database architecture and design
Broad knowledge and working experiences with data extraction, data conversion and data loading
Extensive knowledge and working experience with operation systems, attached raid storage system and network-based SAN storage systems
Strong teamwork skills, ability to interact effectively and accurately with all organizational levels
Proficiency with MS Office applications (Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook) as required
Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize own responsibilities; work independently and completely projects in a timely manner
Excellent written and oral communication skills, maintenance and configuration procedure writing highly desirable
Great interpersonal and teamwork abilities

So if the leading edge of media technology is the place you want to be, please contact us today and lets start the conversation!

/CADENT/ is an EOE M/F/D/V. We do not work with 3rd Party Staffing Agencies.

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