Yes Energy –  Boulder, CO

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.


Please fill out this application and attach it with your cover letter and resume in an email to



  • 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

  1. Technology

    • Linux (RHEL)

    • Oracle Database (12C)

    • Oracle Enterprise Manager (13C)

    • Oracle Active Data Guard

    • Oracle RMAN

    • Oracle Goldengate

    • Quest Shareplex

    • Microsoft SQL Server (basic administration)

    • VmWare, vCenter

    • Hyper-Converged architecture

    • Dell/EMC ScaleIO/VxRack Flex

    • Enterprise backup technologies

    • AWS, Google cloud

Minimum Qualifications

  • 10 years Oracle Database experience

  • 10 years PL/SQL

  • 10 years Linux (preferably Red Hat)

  • Oracle ASM

  • Shell scripting

  • SQL tuning

  • 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 point replication

Additional Qualifications

  • Up to 10% travel

  • Knowledge of nodal power markets


  • The position can be located at either our Boulder, Colorado or Boston, Massachusetts location.

How to Apply

Please email a resume and cover letter to:

Only applicants who include a cover letter, resume and completed application will be considered.

Yes Energy provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Yes Energy complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.