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The Senior MSSQL DBA plays an important role as part of a growing team that is responsible for managing, building, maintaining, monitoring, and troubleshooting the cloud-based database infrastructure that our mission critical SaaS application runs on.
Manage and operate large scale production database systems across multiple Azure regions.
Provide direct operational support across all areas of the production database infrastructure including high availability, database replication, release management and disaster planning.
Install, configure, and deploy MS SQL Server using automation and infrastructure as code
Perform capacity planning, performance turning, monitoring, troubleshooting, patching and optimization of the databases.
Assist in designing Backup, Recovery and DR strategies.
Develop automation of the database processes, tasks, and procedures.
Develop and maintain documentation on systems management and operational procedures.
Follow operational policies and processes that are compliant with ITIL standards. Participate in change control procedures.
Resolve critical infrastructure incidents as part of on call rotation
Provide root cause analysis and/or proactively provide recommendations to prevent issues from surfacing
Work with Engineering teams to optimize queries
Stay up to date with the trends in the database industry. Use that knowledge to help shape our future database infrastructure.
Support code or release deployment process
Participate in on call rotation
Mentor Intermediate, Junior, or new DBA team members
Document operation procedures and processes
5+ Years’ Experience in a large scale, mission critical MS SQL Server environment
1+Years’ experience administering and managing MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
Extensive experience in performance tuning and troubleshooting
2+ years’ experience working with databases in the cloud (Azure preferred – specifically SQL Managed Instance and SQL Database)
Installed and configured database servers (MS SQL 2016+) using various high availability technologies such as Availability Groups and Failover Cluster Instances.
Experience working with multi-TB highly transactional databases
Experience with supporting a multi-tenanted hosting infrastructure with thousands of customers
Develop and adhere to strong security practices with regards to Authentication, Authorization and Encryption
Experience automating infrastructure deployment using tools such as Ansible or Terraform
Takes an evidence-based approach to all troubleshooting and recommendations
Strong communication skills. You are comfortable speaking and presenting to senior leadership. You can take a potentially complex topic and present to people of various skill levels (junior to architect)
Ability to work varying hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays as required
Ability to work in a fast pace and rapidly changing environment.
Ability to multitask and work effectively on multiple projects simultaneously
Team player, flexible with “get it done” attitude
Other Desirable Skills
Working knowledge of Cloud infrastructure beyond the database (i.e., networking, security and access control, storage, cost optimization, etc.)
Experience in other database systems such as (Cosmos DB, Influx DB)
Knowledge of Git and JIRA
PowerShell, Linux, AWS, Redgate, AppDynamics, Azure Data factory, DataBricks, Grafana
Experience with HITRUST, HIPPA Compliance and healthcare field.
MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP Certification is a plus
It is the policy of PointClickCare to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, religion, national origin, status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. PointClickCare welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. Please contact email@example.com should you require any accommodations.
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