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Job Description

We are seeking a full-time Senior Database Administrator whose primary responsibilities will be the design, configuration, upkeep, and reliable operation of new and existing database systems across our project portfolio. 

In addition to improving and maintaining our existing environment, this role will also work with Microsoft Azure cloud database solutions with a focus on Azure SQL and integration with other Azure PaaS offerings such as Web Apps and Data Factory. 

A passion for database system’s design and efficient implementation, a strong, self-guided interest in new and emerging technologies, and a love for defining and then executing standards and proper processes are all a must-have. 

Key Deliverables:

  • Implement database security and operational policies under the umbrella of IT operations and in coordination with other technical teams  

  • Monitor, optimize, and/or redesign existing database systems and related processes to improve efficiency and promote automation where possible  

  • Respond to and resolve elevated database incidents and requests 

  • Configures Microsoft SQL servers and Azure SQL instances for development/QA/production  

  • Supports database solutions, including performance monitoring, problem analysis and resolution, restorations from backup, disaster recovery, and ad hoc data analysis  

  • Effectively coordinate with both on-shore and off-shore clients and teams  

  • Provides off-hours on-call support for elevated database related issues

  • Provides ongoing evaluation and recommendations on database technologies and architectures 


  • 10+ Years of experience working with MSSQL Server database system design and support, including performance tuning and optimization. 

  • 5+ Years of experience working with Microsoft Azure Database solutions.  Experience with T-SQL, stored procedures, indexes, views, execution plans, MSSQL Jobs, and backups  

  • Strong analytical skills and problem solving, understanding all aspects of database hosting and application interaction from hardware and system design through operating system, database schema and application tier query/interaction.  

  • Self-starter with ability to work under minimal supervision and prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities  

  • A passion for the profession demonstrated by a progressive knowledge of new and emerging database technologies and platforms.  

  • (Preferred) Experience with at least one high-level programming language  

  • (Preferred) Experience with Microsoft Active Directory and Azure Active Directory as related to supporting MSSQL security and access. 

  • (Preferred) Security focused experience related to database design and implementation such as data encryption, role-based access, and auditing.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to perform code review and propose coding best practices to developers  

  • Hands on experience with Replication, CDC, TDE and In-transit encryption  

  • Hands on experience with managing Azure SQL databases  

  • Experience with upgrading and migrating databases from on-prem to Azure. 

  • Job Information

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  • Office Locations
  • Work Setup
  • Work from home until further notice