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Senior SQL Server DBA

at Glassdoor.com in Sausalito, CA   —   Jul 11, 2014   |  
Overview
Want to work at a start-up where you can really make a difference?

Glassdoor, the world’s fastest growing career community and 2012 Webby Winner for “Best Employment Website”, is looking for a veteran Sr. SQL Server Database Administrator to help take our product to the next level. This is your chance to share your work with a worldwide community of over 14M users and make your mark on the #1 employment app on Facebook – and we’re just getting started.

Why Glassdoor?
We're located in Sausalito, CA (just minutes from San Francisco, over the Golden Gate Bridge). Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience, including equity in an early stage startup backed by top-tier VCs (Benchmark Capital, Sutter Hill, Battery Ventures, and DAG Ventures).
We believe that work is one of the most important parts of our lives, so we also we believe in a winning culture and great benefits:

- 2012 Winner 'Best Places to Work' in the North Bay Area
- Fun, flexible, and casual environment
- Free fruit, snacks, and drinks
- Hack days and team outings (ball games, hikes, paddle boarding, etc.)
- 3 weeks of vacation and great benefits - we cover employee 100% / dependent 90%
Responsibilities
As a Sr. SQL Server DBA, you will be responsible for all aspects of database administration for our production and development SQL Servers.
These responsibilities will include creating, configuring and maintaining SQL Server databases.
You will be responsible for database monitoring as well as troubleshooting performance issues with CPU, memory, I/O and query optimization.
You will oversee backups and take responsibility for our overall backup strategy.
We currently have an OLTP database and a data warehouse hosted by a third party, as well as a half dozen internal development, staging and QA databases.
As a fast-growing startup, we look for self-starters who thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment – which means wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly, and showing an eagerness to learn new technologies as the need arises.
In this role you work with a small, collaborative team of engineers, QA, and product managers – so excellent interpersonal and communication skills are also a must. But most importantly – we look for people that can prioritize, multi-task, and deliver – because it’s a lot more fun to get things done.
Skills
5+ years of SQL Server Database Administration
Expert in troubleshooting issues related to CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other types of resource contention
Expert at managing the physical data storage of SQL Server databases
Strong knowledge of backups, restores and recovery models
Ability to resolve connectivity and security issues
Knowledge of partitioning strategies and have worked with very large tables
Experience administering databases in a clustered environment
Experience working with SQL Server Transactional Replication
Expert in resolving database performance issues, including blocking and deadlocking issues
Strong understanding of indexes, index management, integrity checks and statistics
Experience writing stored procedures and have knowledge of database design best practices
Experience in SQL performance tuning and query optimization
Experience with shell scripting and Perl
Extra Bonus Points: you’re fun to be around!
Education
BS or MS in Computer Science or other technical field
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