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Database Administrator

Were looking for a top notch Database Administrator who is passionate about all things data, who thrives on finding and fixing performance issues, loves analytics and wants to learn or grow their experience in a variety of data technologies. We need someone who is not afraid to own the responsibility of keeping a critical function of our business operational 24/7 and meet our client SLAs.

In this role you will:

* Join a team of enthusiastic engineers in building a distributed web application that pairs freelancers with work
* Administer the Microsoft SQL Server database, both for day to day tasks and for solving technical problems
* Play a strategic role in helping us recognize performance limiting patterns in our core data and query models
* Proactively adjust to our ever-increasing transaction load and data volume, helping our team build the fastest data layer possible
* Learn more about MongoDB, Aurora, ElasticSearch, Kafka, and a variety of other technologies.
* Have more fun than you ever thought was possible in a real job
* Guide us in our incessant efforts to improve our own work environment and agile development processes
* Help our team architect scalable data models to support ultra-responsive large scale web applications


Were looking for a person who brings these qualities to the table (or a person who is bold enough to declare why they deserve to be here without these qualifications):

* Experience:

* Bachelors Degree (or better) in MIS or related field

* 5+ years in a professional Database Administrator role with strong experience in Microsoft SQL Server

* Should have a strong history of getting things done.

* Social Skills:

* The ability to hold your own in architectural and design discussions with Engineers
* A clear communication style that translates to both verbal and written discussions
* A sense of humor about geeky TV shows and internet memes
* Ability to weigh priorities and manage multiple simultaneous projects

* Previous experience in general functions of the role:

* Ability to build databases, design tables, write stored procedure and generate reports
* Experience in large scale data migrations, data archiving, or data integrations
* Ensuring recoverability and adequate disaster recovery of databases
* Controlling access permissions and privileges
* Developing, maintaining and testing backup and recovery plans
* Understanding of capacity planning

* Deep understanding of Microsoft SQL Server:

* Ability to configure and maintain SQL Server Availability Groups
* Proficiency in using profiler traces and other SQL Server tools to find slow or faulty transactions/procedures
* Know how to monitor and tweak SQL Server performance
* Experience managing large SQL Server databases in a high transaction volume environment
* Ability to build reports and ETL jobs using SSRS and SSIS

* Other factors we look for (the more the merrier here):

* Experience in Aurora and MongoDB
* Experience setting up, running and managing databases in AWS
* Experience using SolarWinds DPA, Datadog and SumoLogic for performance analysis
* Experience establishing and maintaining data warehouses
* Software development or scripting experience
* Ability to read and write code in one or more languages
* Familiarity with Visual Studio


Why OneSpace?

* Excellent benefits with significant portion of premiums paid by the company
* Fully stocked snacks, beverages and meal prep
* Positive, friendly, team focused culture
* 15 paid holidays
* PTO starting at 12 days per year
* Onsite fitness equipment
* Pet-friendly office with free parking, free haircuts, free oil changes, free lunch Fridays, and more!

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