Sr. Database Administrator (DBA)

CalAmp   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Telecommunications.


5 - 7 years

Posted 268 days ago

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Headquarted in beautiful Irvine, California, we are CalAmp, the pure-play pioneering leader of the Connected Car, Connected Truck and broader Internet of Things (IoT) marketplace. Currently, we are seeking a Sr. Database Administrator (DBA) with a diversified database skill set. This is an exciting opportunity for those who wish to work for a stable, well-established company that builds transformational technologies within the revolutionary domain of IoT.


We believe that people are our greatest asset and we are committed to being an employer of choice in our industry. CalAmp offers an engaging and diverse work environment that permits our people to take pride in their contributions and share in the company’s success. Our employees can expect the space to showcase their talent, sharpen their skills, develop new capabilities, and be a part of a global team that develops revolutionary technologies. We proudly offer the stability and security of a large publicly-traded tech company without the rigidity and red tape.

In particular, we offer:

  • Meaningful work with the potential to disrupt an entire industry
  • Visionary leadership
  • Excellent compensation packages
  • An extensive suite of medical and retirement benefits
  • Flexible time off policy and accommodating work schedules
  • Education Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Access to cutting-edge tools and technologies
  • Innovative, intelligent, collaborative teammates


  • Responsible for delivering highly available heterogeneous database servers on multiple technology platforms
  • Lead all database maintenance and tuning activities, ensuring continued availability, performance and capacity of all database services across every business application and system
  • Implement best practices that will continuously improve service quality
  • Create/Update/Maintain data warehouse for business reporting needs
  • refine physical database design to meet system performance requirements 
  • Identify inefficiencies in current databases and investigate solutions
  • Diagnose and resolve database access and performance issues
  • Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases
  • Ensure all database systems meet business and performance requirements
  • Coordinator and work with other staff to develop relational databases and data warehouses
  • Advocates and implements standards, best practices, technical troubleshooting processes, and quality assurance
  • Develop and maintain database documentation, including data standards, procedures, and data dictionary
  • Produce ad-hoc queries and develop reports to support business needs
  • Creation and maintenance of technical documentation 
  • Perform other management assigned tasks as required


Must Haves

  • Implementation and ongoing administration of relational databases (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL) and ETL tools
  • Development and design of advanced queries using SQL or PL/SQL query optimization tools
  • Performance tuning of applications on various databases
  • Supporting multiple DBMS platforms in Production/QA/UAT/DEV in both on premise and AWS cloud environments
  • Experience with OLTP, data warehousing and operational data stores and concepts
  • Experienced in data cleansing, enterprise data architecting, data quality and data governance
  • Experience with Database partitioning Strategies on various databases
  • Ability to work across multiple projects simultaneously 
  • A service-oriented, "teach, don't preach" approach in dealing with internal customers


Strong Pluses

  • Ability to reverse engineer existing database applications in order to identify and implementing improvements

If you are a talented Sr. Database Engineer with at least 5 years of experience and an interest in the Internet of Things domain, we want to speak with you. Interviews are occurring this week and next so apply now if interested.