Sr. Engineer, SQL Server DBA / Architect in Sunnyvale, CA

$150K - $200K(Ladders Estimates)

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Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Industry: Consumer Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 62 days ago

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We are looking for highly skilled, self-motivated, exceptional Senior SQL Server DBA/Architect to help us scale our organization and our infrastructure in support of a rapidly growing business.

This position will be part of our Business Applications Systems Operations team, focused specifically on Microsoft technology-based infrastructure.

The individual hired for this role should have experience with SQL Server and other Microsoft technology stacks and be able to work on multiple projects.


  • Perform SQL Server database administration functions, including maintenance of multiple environments (development, testing, and production), patching, troubleshooting, object maintenance (e.g. partition, table, index, users/roles) creation/maintenance, space management, SSIS & SSRS deployments, and security management.
  • Install, configure and administer other Microsoft products such as Power BI Report Server, Azure data gateway.
  • Provide direction for technologies such as SQL Server database, Power BI and Azure Stack.
  • Support development teams on-going projects to ensure that development effort meets standards. This includes but not limited to access and change control related procedures.
  • Architect and implement disaster recovery systems and perform regular system backups to protect integrity of financial and other data in order for systems to have 100% availability.
  • Write scripts in PowerShell/SQL/Python to automate maintenance tasks such as database clones, monitoring and backups.
  • Be available 24x7 for production on-call, participate in on-call rotation and weekend maintenance work.
  • Work with other operations teams on any infrastructure issues such as server performance, network issues, etc.
  • Work with Support and Development teams to provide 3rd tier support when issues cannot be resolved at a lower level.
  • Follow SOX compliance with all security policies and procedures.
  • Document and maintain all the support and operational processes and procedures.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of working experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/2016 Administration.
  • Experience with SSIS, SSRS, T-SQL, Power BI and SQL server management studio.
  • Must have an experience of SQL Server environments including High Availability, Replication, Disaster Recovery and Cluster Environment.
  • Experience with SQL Server backup and recovery.
  • Experience working in a cluster-based, multi-node, Always On, High Availability environment.
  • B.A/B.S or higher in Computer Science or related technical discipline, or equivalent practical experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge on Power BI, Azure Stack and Data Warehouse.
  • Experience with Oracle RDBMS and Linux OS is an added advantage.
  • Familiarity with .NET programming technology concepts.
  • 2+ years software development experience.
  • 2+ years working experience with Windows Domains and Active Directory.
  • Familiarity with Azure and other cloud-based technologies a plus.
  • Good working knowledge of Windows Services including IIS and SMTP.
  • Expert level knowledge of developing complex Data Warehouses.
  • Expert in writing Powershell and Python scripts.
  • Extensive Administration knowledge on Microsoft Windows platform including Active Directory.
  • Knowledge and experience of database management in the Azure cloud environment.
  • Working knowledge of Windows Server management such as disk administration, general performance tuning and overall server configurations.
  • General knowledge of networking concepts such as subnetting, IPV4 routing protocols and overall network connectivity.

Valid Through: 2019-9-13