SQL Server Database Administrator

11 - 15 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/02/17
Auburn Hills, MI
11 - 15 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/02/17


Senior SQL Server DBA

We’re on a mission.  As a fast-growing software company on the cutting-edge of technology, Plex is revolutionizing global manufacturing in the same way cloud solutions have transformed sales, marketing, and human capital management.  We want manufactures to succeed.  That’s why we’re on a mission to replace underperforming, on-premise enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems with the Plex Manufacturing Cloud – ERP built for today’s model of manufacturing.  If you want to see the future of business, we’re what’s next.

In support of our ongoing growth, we are looking for a SQL Server Database Administrator to help design, build, maintain and improve the hardware infrastructure that powers our flagship product, the Plex Manufacturing Cloud.  This position is located in our Auburn Hills, MI location.

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Maintaining database in a 24X7 VLDB environment
  • Creating indexes and maintaining them
  • Finding and resolving DB integrity issues
  • Sizing new and replacement database servers
  • Monitor Database Server Performance
  • Implementation and administration of SQL Server Failover Clusters
  • Implement and maintain Partitioning schemes
  • Administer SQL Server Agent jobs, operators, and alerts



  • 10+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with SQL Server 2008/2014 / 2016
  • BachelorDegree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, related degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving skills
  • Willing to participate in On-Call rotation




  • Experience with SQL 2012/2014 and Availability Groups
  • Setting up and maintaining transactional and merge replication
  • Running SQL Server in a virtualized environment, Azure, or Amazon Web Services
  • SQL Server Policy Based Management
  • Familiarity with SCOM
  • Service Broker
  • Change Tracking
  • Powershell


We are proud to be recognized as one of the top workplaces in the tech industry.  In fact, it’s Plex employees themselves who say our company is a great place to work. We’ve created an inviting workspace that fosters a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excitement.  Some of the things our employees enjoy include:


  • Competitive wages
  • Generous benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance, & 401(k) matching program
  • Very generous PTO/paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health club dues reimbursement
  • Sustainable work-life balance and flexibility
  • Our multiple locations offer a casual-dress workplace, complimentary food and drink, and “de-stress areas” complete with video games, ping pong tables, and more
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