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Database Administrator

  • New York, New York
  • Regular Full-Time


You are a forward-thinking Database Administrator with the ability to rapidly troubleshoot complex technical problems under pressure. You have a deep knowledge of database concepts and can implement scalable solutions. Your intellectual curiosity leads you to continually learn about the latest database technology. You have excellent communication skills and enjoy working collaboratively with others.

Why Join Us?

  • We are positioned for exponential growth both as an industry as well as a company. Getting in at this stage means that you get to help further mold the company culture and product vision
  • This is a rare opportunity to help build a large-scale platform that will impact millions of people around the world. The market is ripe for disruption and there's no doubt that whoever cracks the puzzle will win the market
  • Truly high-performing teams are hard to come by; joining us gives you an opportunity to collaborate with, learn from, and grow together with a diverse and successful tech team that has a track record of building transformational products
  • Hard work is recognized and individuality embraced. You’ll have an entrepreneurial path of progression as your professional development will be designed to suit you

About the job:

  • Design resilient, scalable database system architectures that facilitate company project goals and deliverables
  • Organize and prioritize the database team's work
  • Devise strategies to streamline existing processes and procedures used for both day to day and long-term support
  • Orchestrate best practices for database security controls and data governance
  • Provide best practice recommendations and guidance via code reviews to other members of the team
  • Develop automation frameworks to reliably support large database implementations
  • Design, coordinate, and execute data migrations between systems

Requirements for consideration:

  • Bachelors’ Degree or equivalent experience; Certifications preferred
  • At least 7 years of Microsoft SQL Server database administration experience
  • Strong analytical skills for problem resolution and extensive knowledge of database performance tuning, clustering, replication, backups, and log shipping
  • Scripting experience with either Python or Powershell
  • Experience working with Git for version control
  • Comfortable working in both Windows and Linux environments
  • Possess excellent communication skills and maintain strong team relationships
  • Willing to work in a 24x7 environment (on call rotation)
  • Additional desired skills:
    • MongoDb and Postgres database management
    • Database schema versioning tools: SQL Server Data Tools or Liquibase
    • Configuration management tools: Ansible, Puppet or Chef
    • Additional database experience: MongoDB (or any NoSQL), Redis, Elasticsearch
    • AWS experience: Dynamo, RDS, Aurora, etc
    • Experience with build automation tools: Bamboo, Jenkins, or GitLab

As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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