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Sr. Database Administrator

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Salary: 49.28
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

Our client is seeking The Sr. Database Administrator to join their team for a contract opportunity in Irving, TX. In this role, you'll be responsible for executing to both the roadmap and backlog for the product and enhancing the digital experience by ensuring that our databases are optimized for peak performance. 

About you:

Your areas of expertise span historical practices, best practices and improvements in Agile processes and software delivery.  You have a passion for delivering products that meet business needs as well as satisfy our customers.



  • Install and maintain the performance of database servers.
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security.
  • Set and maintain database standards.
  • Manage database access.
  • Performance tuning of database systems.
  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
  • Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards.
  • Create automation for repeating database tasks.
  • Be available for on-call support as needed.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment where we are responsible for companies’ most critical systems.
  • Proactively identify areas of opportunity.

Database Administrator Qualifications/Skills:

  • 5+ Years working with Postgres in a DBA role
  • Strong command of SQL and SQL tools
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
  • Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling
  • Unix shell scripting skills
  • Experience implementing high availability database instances
  • Experience and understanding of AWS RDS/Aurora
  • Experience with other databases, especially DocumentDB is a plus.


Non-Technical Qualification/Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to access impact of requested changes
  • Collaborative, get it done attitude
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Proven mentorship or leadership skills are a plus.
  • Competency in Microsoft Office

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.