Senior database administrator
Yes Energy – BOSTON, MA
The Senior Database Administrator is a mission critical Team Player and Senior leader that has the ability to see the big picture including the full relationship between the systems and operational deliverables, and the customer experience. Key Performance Indicators include: uptime, performance of systems, quality of data, level of service, and customer and employee satisfaction. This senior leadership position in the Database Group, requires that the candidate have the ability to move seamlessly between strategic systems and operations planning, hands-on DBA implementation and management as dictated by business needs. This position will have primary responsibility for the development of a deep and functional DBA “team” that monitors and operates our business critical data systems.
Ultimately, the position requires the experience and knowledge to independently execute the Senior Database Administrator role - particularly in the areas of production support, system design, data replication management, backup and recovery, DBA on-call duties, and management of the DBA team.
Managing and monitoring all installed database systems and technologies
Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools
Ensuring the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability
Translates system and application requirements into system architecture that will meet business needs, including server infrastructure, capacity planning, storage requirements, and networking protocols
Actively monitors all aspects of server, storage, and network performance, identifying and fixing key bottlenecks and performance issues
Defines and owns database HA/DR strategy
Owns all aspects of data replication to internal and external systems, with particular focus on the support, maintenance, and development of the client database product (DataSignals Private)
Develops and operates ETL/data integration solutions for propagation of key data assets to disparate storage technologies and infrastructure, including HDFS, Hadoop, cloud databases including RedShift, in support of cloud and bare-metal analytic solutions and new products
Leads a team of DBAs, as well as managing third-party contracted database resources
Shares ownership of managed service/hosting relationship management
Coordinates on-call DBA support team during non-business hours for business 24x7 uptime requirements
Research, evaluate and integrate new software, software versions, drivers, and hardware
Is a key member of cross-functional data security team
Respond to and resolve incident and problem tickets
Work closely with customer support team to communicate the root cause of outages, duration and recommendations or steps to resolve issues
Oracle Database (12C)
Oracle Enterprise Manager (13C)
Oracle Active Data Guard
Microsoft SQL Server (basic administration)
Dell/EMC ScaleIO/VxRack Flex
Enterprise backup technologies
AWS, Google cloud
10 years Oracle Database experience
10 years PL/SQL
10 years Linux (preferably Red Hat)
Infrastructure/system design and engineering experience
Knowledge/Experience with IO-optimized storage systems, particularly SSD and NVMe.
Strong Project Management and communication skills
Direct experience managing both direct and indirect reports
Past P&L or budgetary responsibility
CDC based replication experience, preferably Goldengate
Cloud experience, particularly with alternate data stores
Familiarity with other RDMS technologies for the purposes of end
Up to 10% travel
Knowledge of nodal power markets
This position is located in our Boston, Massachusetts office.
How to Apply
Please fill out this application and email a resume and cover letter to:
Only applicants who include a cover letter, resume and completed application will be considered.
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