Senior SQL Server DBA

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • This position has been filled

Company Description

Join over 40-employees who have dedicated their talents to a Software-as-a-Service fitness-focused startup located in Philadelphia as their Senior SQL Server DBA.

Compensation: $140K-$150K + ESOP


  • Multiple Streams of Revenue
  • Opportunities to Increase Streams of Revenue
  • 4,000+ Customers in 80+ Countries
  • $12M in Annual Recurring Revenue
  • $5M in the Bank + No Debt

Benefits & Perks:

  • 100% Work-from-Home
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Plans – 90% Medical Insurance for employees and dependents
  • Free Teladoc
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) + Company Holidays
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Pre-Tax Commuter Benefits
  • Fitness Reimbursements
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(K) with Company Match and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Brand New Modern Office fully stocked with coffee, snacks, and wine on tap
  • Philanthropic Events and Activities throughout the year
  • Plus More
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Senior SQL Server DBA Job Description

The Senior SQL Server DBA will be responsible for installing and maintaining the performance of database servers.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Create backups and apply patches as needed.
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security.
  • Deep analysis of Data structure.
  • Set and maintain database standards.
  • Query optimization.
  • Manage database access.
  • Index architecture and management.
  • Performance tuning of database systems.
  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards.
  • Create automation for repeating database tasks.
  • Managing the delivery of products and initiatives using Agile practices – balancing strategic and tactical needs.
  • Organizing roadmaps, timelines, and review meetings for broad consumption.
  • Supporting a culture of continuous learning through the establishment of consistent retros, post-mortems, and team health metrics.
  • Develops a strong understanding of the context (across markets) of our business and internal tools to optimize for efficiency, productivity, and team morale.
  • Must have high emotional EQ and be able to operate as an empathetic and compassionate leader, helping to set the tone for the Program Organization.

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Successful SQL Server DBAs will have a strong command of MS SQL Server and MS SQL Server tools and experience in setting up and configuring MS SQL Server in clustered and non-clustered environments.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with SQL Disaster Recovery scenarios.
  • Experience in AlwaysOn AV in AWS EC2 node
  • Strong understanding and knowledge of MS SQL Server best practices
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
  • Experience in setting up advanced monitoring with visual dashboards to ensure backup operations, commands and scripts are run and effective.
  • Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling
  • Familiarity with SSAS, SSIS, SSRS
  • MS SQL Server and Microsoft Stack (Windows, Powershell, etc.)
  • Bonus for MS SQL Server RDS config
  • Bonus for experience running MS SQL Server on RedHat/CentOS/ Fedora

Additional Information

Your application will be reviewed within 24-hours. If there’s a match, a member of the IT Pros team will be in contact with you to coordinate a video interview. You must submit your application to be considered – please no phone calls or third parties = NO RPOs.

Interview Process:

  • Round 1 = Phone/Video Interview w/ IT Pros (30-minutes)
  • Round 2 = Video Interview w/ Hiring Team (45-minutes)
  • Round 3 = Video Interview Interview w/ Leadership + Hiring Team (2-4-hours)
  • Round 4 = References + Decision

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