• Database Administrator, Sr

    # of Openings
    Location : Location
  • Overview

    MyWebGrocer is looking for an experienced database professional that can take the technical lead in database administration recommending solutions and guiding the database team. You will actively work across teams, supporting development efforts, our customers, and systems.


    This position can be located in Burlington VT or New York City.


    • Model, develop and oversee the administration of SQL Server and NoSQL databases by internal and external staff as well as third party providers.
    • Assist principals in the oversight of monitoring and maintaining all Production Databases.
    • Oversee the deployment of new SQL database environments with a strong emphasis on security, reliability and scalability.
    • Direct proactive monitoring and oversee maintenance plans for non-Production databases to assure optimum performance and anticipate capacity constraints.
    • Optimize stored procedures, UDFs, index clustering, table design, job design and job scheduling to optimize database performance.
    • Install new DBMS software, application software, and other software related to DBMS administration. Prepare and execute acceptance criteria, reviewing results before migrating to the production environment.
    • Analyze performance issues under pressure, while sharing analysis approaches and methods with other DBAs.
    • Develop, support and promote standards for the secure and efficient use of sensitive information.
    • Complete resource estimates; prepare and execute project plans and timelines. Communicate progress, obstacles and plans effectively to stakeholders.
    • Lead periodic testing of backup/restore procedures and disaster recovery plans.
    • Manage security at all levels of SQL Server.
    • Work as a team member with product management, development, support, documentation, training and sales departments. Provide design input and approval where appropriate, during project estimation, design, development, QA and deployment phases.
    • Help lead the migration between SQL versions as appropriate.
    • Assist development and delivery teams in database upgrades.
    • Work with domestic and offshore development and operations staff to understand their database needs. Develop solutions where needed and mentor when appropriate.
    • Lead database code reviews, ensuring accuracy, adherence to standards and dissemination of knowledge.
    • Promote, practice and require 100% usage of Source Code Control.
    • Research and implement new methods and technologies to enhance performance, heighten security, ensure uptime, and automate common/redundant administrative duties.
    • Complete other work requirements or tasks that are requested by management when necessary to meet the goals and objectives of the department or company.


    • Masters degree in computer science or related discipline or equivalent combined education and experience.
    • 10+ years database administration experience in large scale, high volume environments with increasing level of responsibility.
    • Hands-on SQL Server 2012+ administration, database tuning and troubleshooting experience; knowledge of all standard SQL Server tools.
    • 3 years of technical team leadership with project management.
    • Strong understanding of database structures, principles, and best practices.
    • Strong knowledge and experience creating and optimizing schemas, triggers, stored procedures, and user defined functions.
    • Exceptionally strong SQL, T-SQL, and DTS/SSIS package skills.
    • A self starter with ability to work in a fast paced environment bringing new ideas and technologies into the business.
    • An understanding of High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Performance Tuning, Security and Replication.
    • Strong knowledge of Windows Server 2012; good Active Directory knowledge.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability and flexibility to perform a number of engineering tasks at one time unsupervised.
    • Evidence of leadership competencies including team building, self confidence, results orientation and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to be on call 24/7/365 to sustain availability and SLA.
    • Certifications (MCDBA, MCITP, MSC Master) encouraged.
    • Experience with other databases such as Mongo DB a plus.
    • Attention to detail is critical.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed