BoomTown is seeking a Database Administrator to join the Technical Operations Team. As a Database Administrator, you will be supporting the rapid growth of our platform and implement on-going technologies to ensure our data is highly available and performant.
This role will be a part of a dynamic team of automation, operation and principal engineers committed to providing innovation and technology solutions to all key stakeholders and customers with a mix of public and hybrid cloud solutions. While primarily focused on the Microsoft SQL database stack, this role will also have key interactions around other database technologies with MongoDB, MySQL, dynamoDB and other AWS data driven technologies.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. (Other duties may be assigned):
Configure, maintain and tune SQL database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
Work with Systems and Development teams on designs, SQL performance optimization, and perform on-call support by providing responses to high priority requests for assistance by Operations.
Work with application developers to evolve the database architecture and design and will participate in the creation and refinement of dev, QA, staging and production database instances, including implementing more High Availability best practices to ensure scalable database environments.
Plan and execute tests of fault tolerance capabilities, including backup/recovery, replication, failover, and disaster recovery.
Handle the automation of regular Database/OS administrative work with other support teams and ensure they are functioning correctly.
Work with a peer Senior SQL DBA for advanced level troubleshooting issues, and perform hands‐on Database/Systems administration as required.
Required Experience and Skills:
3 years MS SQL Server Administration experience required including tuning database server configurations, queries, and indexes. SQL Sentry experience is a plus.
Strong experience in monitoring and tuning MS SQL Server databases for optimum performance and assistance in capacity planning of database servers
Strong experience of implementing and supporting HA strategies including database replicati\on, failover clustering, database mirroring and T-Log Shipping.
Experience working with Windows Server 2012 , including Windows Clustering.
Working experience in Cloud environments (e.g. Amazon Web Services or Azure).
Working experience with MongoDB and/or DynamoDB considered a plus.
BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, related fields or equivalent practical experience.
Ability to adapt mid‐stride to accommodate rapid evolutions of technology.
Should have the aptitude to work independently yet collaboratively on projects/tasks with minimal instructions or supervision.
What is BoomTown, you ask?
The top real estate brokerages trust us to help them close more deals and grow their business. They love helping people find their way home and we love helping them do it.
You cant expect different results if you work like every other company. At BoomTown we’re not driven by projects, we’re driven by solutions. We share a hunger to do something that matters and we imagine, develop, design, and create exceptional products that solve our clients’ problems and help them grow their businesses.
Life at BoomTown
Our philosophy can be summed up fairly succinctly - we create powerful, yet simple software to drive our clients’ business outcomes. We’re truly passionate about our clients; and we’re focused on designing innovative solutions for their complex needs that make a difference in their lives. Simply put, we work hard to create inspired solutions that people love to use.
BoomTown offers you:
Growth potential and ability to lead change
Company leadership that believes in flexibility, freedom, and innovation
Challenging, motivating, fun and dog-friendly work environment
Company culture that is guided by our core values that thrives on passion and innovation
Agile product management methodologies with minimal process overhead