16 days old

Manager of Database Administration

Boston, MA 02110
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    $145,000 To $150,000
job summary:

The Manager, Database Administration will be responsible for managing a large distributed database environment utilizing primarily MS SQL Server for a global customer base as well as the team of DBAs. Some key areas of focus are enterprise size database management, mission critical backup, recovery and high availability technologies and 24/7 monitoring. The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of experience with RDBMS including 5+ years of experience with MS SQL Server; they will be a self-starter with strong technical skills and the ability to handle the fast paced work environment.

location: Boston, Massachusetts
job type: Permanent
salary: $145,000 - 150,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Assist with the design and maintenance of redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery to ensure effective availability, protection, confidentiality of data, and integrity of data assets.
  • Be a technical lead and mentor to the other DBAs
  • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Be a consultant in the review, planning, testing, and execution of business applications and database upgrades
  • Monitor client response times and research response times that are higher than the set goal
  • Contextual understanding of the environment (Domain Expertise)
  • Develop and track key database measures and metrics
  • Ensure system availability and performance
  • Ensure 24/7 availability of the production application environment. This will include 24/7 on-call responsibilities on a rotating basis.
  • Develop key automation, monitoring and performance tuning software
  • Configure, deploy, maintain, tune and monitor all database instances
  • Review and tune data access calls and stored procedures to ensure both individual database performance and overall system performance
  • Assist with issues relating to system performance: Diagnosis of SQL problems, Application Support and SQL Support
  • Prioritize and assign tasks while maintaining the weekly Jira sprint board

Job Requirements:

  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or related field required.
  • 1+ Year of experience leading a DBA team
  • Must have a minimum of 7+ years of RDBMS experience, including 5+ years experience with Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Experience designing, developing and maintaining multi-terabyte database environments is desirable.
skills: Preferred:

  • Experience with MySQL 5.x and/or Oracle
  • Experience maintaining a high volume, mission critical application in a SaaS environment

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.


Posted: 2019-09-04 Expires: 2019-10-02

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