Job Summary

Senior SQL database administrator

  • Location:
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    Database Administrator
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

The Database Administrator will be responsible for monitoring, maintaining, troubleshooting & tuning databases. The job requires expertise in SQL Server. Any expertise in Postgres or NOSQL technologies like MongoDB is a plus. The job requires the individual to work both individually and as part of a team to maintain and support a world class database engine for compliance solutions. As part of this job the DBA will:

  • Work with Tech Ops, Support, Development & QA team to update, backup, maintain & troubleshoot databases
  • Work as a subject matter expert on database technologies, reviewing changes, security & operations procedures to maximize uptime & reduce time to recover
  • Implement, tune and enhance functionality of database servers
  • Deploy development artifacts to environment including stored procedures, schema changes and data fixes

Core Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a DBA
  • Expert knowledge of managing and maintaining SQL Server, PostgreSQL or MongoDB
  • Strong experience with monitoring, maintaining and tuning largescale Relational Databases
  • Experience automating/scripting maintenance and monitoring tasks needed for the upkeep of a database server
  • On-call troubleshooting experience with at least one production SQL Server for a year
  • Demonstrated experience implementing/deploying database servers
  • Expertise in writing SQL queries, analyzing query performance using query plans and tuning query performance

Additional Requirements

  • Demonstrate conduct reflecting high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices
  • Experience working with AWS


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