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Lead Database Administrator (DBA)
Job Order #12254
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, Oregon - Added Dec 1, 2016

Full Description:

Our Beaverton area client is looking for a Lead Database Administrator (DBA)!

We’re looking for someone to provide expertise across the DBA spectrum, such as performance, monitoring, automation, backup
and recovery, based on knowledge of high availability, clustering, database storage, and partitioning.

This hands-on leader will report to the Manager of Data Engineering and be directly responsible for
database operations, deployment, monitoring, issue resolution and uptime of our mission-critical
applications. The company relies on this role to deliver on the high levels of system availability and
performance that our customers need to run their businesses.

They will be responsible for collaborating with product delivery teams to plan the appropriate design
and deployment of data resources and the successful transition into ongoing operations. They
coordinate database tasks with project managers to provide resources analyses and timelines.

Our platforms deal with an extraordinary amount of traffic, handling tens of millions of daily
transactions. We have in big investment in the Oracle databases (OLTP & Data Warehouse), Microsoft
SQL Server, NoSQL databases and Hadoop. To support these, we operate a large infrastructure split
between AWS, on-site and co-located data centers. We use best in class infrastructure, heavily
leveraging VMware, Oracle Database Appliance (ODA), Linux, and NetApp.

Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for day-to-day oversight of all database operations, both operational and project
based. Work with the DevOps team to deliver the optimal investment in automation,
monitoring and triage tools.
Assignment of work within the DBA team.
Mentoring and coaching DBA team members.
Provide 24x7 technical on-call support (3rd level) for database engineering team. With minimal
supervision, capable of taking an ambiguous, complex problem, finding a concrete solution, and
providing follow through to resolve the problem
Actively participate in the assessment and recommendation of new data management
Establishes organization-wide relationships and serves as technical consultant to IT managers,
peers, and business users.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications
Experience with large-scale, high availability database solutions, clustering, and off-site disaster
Experience with NoSQL solutions, such as Mongo.
Experience with cloud database deployment and management.

Interested? Send an email addressed to Drew at
Please reference JO#12236

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