Production Database Administrator Cardlytics
Are you one of those technically proficient and creative individuals who wish they?d had an opportunity to contribute to a major institution in its infancy? If you are, then we can?t wait to meet you! At Cardlytics, you?ll face new challenges every day that will demand new and innovative solutions. Our culture is all about working hard and playing hard in a fun-loving environment.
We are seeking a Production Database Administrator with 5+ years of hands-on DBA support experience. The ideal candidate will act as a well-rounded Production Database Administrator able to perform mid to high level troubleshooting for all Database and related issues including some basic hardware troubleshooting and performance testing. Additionally, the candidate will have a track record of working with new or emerging technologies and will have experience working directly with software developers and customers. This person will respond to questions, requests, or automated alerts from internal employees as well as external customers and apply their broad technical expertise to solve issues in a timely, professional manner.
Skills and Requirements
? This role is responsible for security, integrity, performance, availability and recoverability of databases, database servers and related systems. The ideal candidate understands the changing technologies associated with databases and enterprise operation systems and hardware. They are knowledgeable in enterprise storage best practices provisioning, performance monitoring; and how it relates to database performance.
? Minimum 5 years? experience in database administration, database development, and general troubleshooting in a complex Windows environment.
? Writes complex SQL queries to aid troubleshooting, find and fix data issues, and to support other customer requests.
? Works with customers on troubleshooting production issues within the customer?s database.
? Manages production / performance testing and quality assurance database environments including creating large testing datasets.
? Performs optimization on production databases insuring high levels of performance.
? Works with development, performance, and implementation DBAs on projects related to enterprise data and systems.
? Install, maintain, and secure new versions RDBMS software, applications, and associated software.
? Deploy new databases and associated software insuring security, availability and recoverability.
? Create, monitor and secure backup plans that align with business needs
? Deploy, configure, and monitor hardware and perform troubleshooting.
? Works with PM/BAs, developers, and network/server team members in enterprise capacity planning.
? Windows Server 2003 or 2008 experience
? Experience with VMWare, IIS (6, 7, 7.5), MS SQL Server (2000, 2005, 2008).
? Basic understanding of MS security models
? Experience with Windows Powershell, Windows batch scripting, and other scripting languages
? Understanding of network topologies including firewalls, load balancers, and reverse proxies
? Understanding of SAN topologies and concepts
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
? Familiarity in a broad range of IT skills including networking, server management, relational databases, scripting, performance tuning, software troubleshooting, etc.
? Familiarity with non-Microsoft technologies (Linux, Apache, MySQL, Oracle, etc.)
? Full life cycle development experience
? Requires strong written and verbal communication skills
? Advanced knowledge of SQL Server 2005/2008 database architecture, security, scalability, including replication, (GEO) clustering, mirroring, and related technologies
? Strong Knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems; deploying, maintenance, and troubleshooting
? Strong Knowledge of basic Transact-SQL related to Production DBA responsibilities
? Knowledge of enterprise business resilience best practices.
? Knowledge of storage area networks including arrays, switching and related software.
? General knowledge in networking concepts, practices, configuration, and troubleshooting.
? Bachelor?s degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or Information Systems
We value our employees? time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, potential equity for strong candidates, and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning and culture.
Cardlytics is a game-changing marketing and analytics platform, providing businesses, for the first time, with a timely and complete view of consumer purchase behavior. The company has unmatched, exclusive access to current and historical purchase behavior for nearly 70 million U.S. households, capturing spending across all stores and categories. The Cardlytics platform is built upon historical consumer purchase information, provided securely by its premier network of over 300 financial institution partners, including Bank of America, PNC and Regions Bank. The company is also the pioneer and leader in the card-linked marketing space, providing both national and local businesses with revenue-generating digital and mobile marketing options, based upon its core analytics platform.
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