Database Administrator

Summary:

The Database Administrator is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of a database.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets he company’s Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
  • Test backups to ensure they meet the company’s Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
  • Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms
  • Advise on new systems and technology
  • Install and configuring new SQL Servers
  • Deploy database change scripts provided by third party vendors
  • Determine the most effective way to increase performance, including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes
  • Document the company’s database environment
  • Provide on-call troubleshooting with production SQL servers
  • Find DMV queries to answer questions about server-level performance
  • Use tools to diagnose server reliability and performance issues
  • Tune T-SQL queries to improve performance

Specific tasks may change as the needs of the business progress.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
  • Bilingual English/Russian 
  • 5+ years’ professional experience
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory
  • Basic understanding of disaster recovery and database backup procedures
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and assistance
 
Benefits: 

  • Group Health Insurance (including dental, vision, and life insurance) 
  • Paid sick leave and vacation 
  • Corporate discount on Equinox membership 
  • Catered lunches from different restaurants every day. 
  • Full kitchen stocked with a huge selection of snacks and beverages 
  • Team Building events and activities 

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