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Principal DBA

  • Location: San Francisco, CA, 94103
  • Salary: 80.78
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 3 months ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Come work for this award-winning global leader in healthcare IT to innovate and make open, connected communities of care possible for organizations across the world.

Position: Principal Database Administrator

Location: Remote

Term: 3 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Apply depth of knowledge and experience towards enabling our business to transition to the cloud.
  • Bring both relational and non-relational chops to help us architect, build and maintain our SaaS data stores in the cloud (AWS/Azure).
  • Ensure the continuous availability of our mission critical systems.
  • Help manage all aspects of our AWS/Azure instances and storage backing our cloud platforms.
  • Conquer the day-to-day operational aspects of our systems:
  • Performance monitoring/tuning, HA/DR strategies, Backup strategies, Query tuning, Cloud instance/storage design, provisioning and performance monitoring.
  • On-prem to cloud migrations.
  • Automate routine tasks with your own scripts and open-source tools.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 7+ years of solid experience with designing, administrating and scaling SQL Server.
  • Experience with additional database platforms such Postgres/CosmosDB/MongoDB.
  • Experience with designing overall database stack architectures (server/storage/DBMS) and related performance monitoring and alerting solutions.
  • Amazon/Azure proficiency with VM instances, storage and database platforms.
  • Experience with large, high volume, mission critical environments SaaS environments.
  • Experience with cloud provisioning via code.
  • Passionate about solving business data problems.
  • Thrives in a rapid paced environment and loves new challenges.
  • Incredibly detail oriented and thorough.
  • Experience in an Agile or Scrum Environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related discipline.

Even better if you have:

  • Terraform expertise.
  • Scripting abilities.
  • Strong Linux system administration proficiency.

If this sounds like the perfect fit, apply today!