Senior Database Administrator

United States
Technology & Engineering – Engineering /
Full-Time /
Remote
Cority is the global enterprise EHS software provider creating industry-leading technology to empower those who transform the way the world works.
 
For over 35 years, Cority has been powered by the spirit of innovation, deep domain expertise, and a commitment to integrity that enables higher levels of operational and sustainable performance with the most comprehensive, human-centered, and secure SaaS platform to help workers and businesses thrive in 100 countries around the world.
 
The company enjoys the industry’s highest levels of client satisfaction and has received many awards for its strong employee culture and outstanding business performance. To learn more, visit www.cority.com.

POSITION SUMMARY
The Senior Database Administrator works within a team that is responsible for ensuring optimal performance, reliability, availability, and security of our company’s data and database systems. Together with Production Engineering, DBAs are responsible for providing critical application platform services for our SaaS customers, following governance best practices, as well as consulting and coordinating with Cority’s technology teams to meet business requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Proactively monitor database management systems to prevent and mitigate performance and availability issues.
    • Perform SQL analysis and evaluate database performance to maximize efficiencies and take advantage of tuning opportunities.
    • Develop and apply automation to increase reliability while reducing toil.
    • Install, configure, and manage new database systems in public cloud.
    • Work with and provide recommendations to application development teams to appropriately restructure data for maximum efficiency.
    • Research and participate in the implementation of new database features.
    • Demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of database design; troubleshoot and resolve complex, high-severity issues.
    • Through operational intelligence and automation, forecast and manage resource utilization requirements across multiple environments.
    • Follow the standards and practices of the Cority Information Security Management System and contribute to the continuous improvement of the ISMS.

QUALIFICATIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF AN IDEAL CANDIDATE:

    • 5+ years of experience supporting MS SQL Server 2016, 2017, 2019, and newer, including clustering, mirroring, log shipping, and replication.
    • 3+ years of experience with Oracle Server 19c and newer.
    • 3+ years of experience supporting Amazon RDS or Azure SQL Database.
    • Proven track record of applying automation and developing internal tools and processes to reduce operational toil.
    • Strong understanding of relational database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
    • Experience in Performance Tuning and Query Optimization.
    • Expertise in PowerShell or other scripting environments.
    • Strong knowledge of data management including backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, integrity checks, and index management.
    • Experience with PostgreSQL or MySQL is an asset.
    • Knowledge of SQL Server tools ( Profiler, DTA, SSMS, PerfMon, DMVs, system sprocs).
    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently and within a team environment.
Cority is committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. Cority is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, age, disability or any other legally protected status. For applicants who would like to request for accommodation please send an email to hr@cority.com.