Job Summary

Senior SQL Database Admin Job (Fulltime)

  • Location:
    Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    Database Developer
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

We are currently  looking for a Senior SQL  Database Administrator  job to join the Data Platform team. This position will report directly to the Data Team manager, and will have the opportunity to heavily influence the processes and technologies used in managing the SQL Infrastructure.
Job Duties

  • Manage the SQL Infrastructure on a day to day basis
  • Ensure consistent uptime of SQL Server Estate
  • Lead SQL Server upgrades and performance initiatives
  • Mentor junior team members through training, workshops etc.
  • Design and assist with database backup and recovery and ensure a business continuity planning solution
  • Create documentation and best practices for access and controls, benchmarking,   policy management, backups and recovery, performance, reliability, usability and support
  • Create SQL and Powershell scripts and stored procedures for recurring tasks
  • Automate the management of database security to ensure the integrity of all confidential participant, client and employee information
  • Assist and design stress testing of new applications before deployment to production servers
  • Develop automated policies for database code to ensure compliance with company database standards and Microsoft best practices


  • Requires  5+ years of direct, hands-on experience with SQL Server
  • Microsoft certification for SQL Server advantageous
  • Must be able to work in a schedule-driven, regulated and Compliance driven environment. Timing is a critical function.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills are essential.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team will be critical to this role.
  • Must set high standards and integrity while motivating the team to succeed
  • Flexibility with regards to scheduling, including after hours and weekends, is required.  24x7 on call support for scheduled days required.  Ability to travel to other data centers required.


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