Senior Database Administrator – REMOTE – San Francisco Bay Area

Posted 1 week ago

Remote – Database Administrator (DBA) – NoSQL and MySQL (MongoDB, Postgres)

This is an entirely remote position and you must know how to administer more than one database to be qualified.


  • Create and maintain databases needed for development, testing, and production usage.
  • Maintain the performance, integrity, and security of the database to keep in line with database and data quality policy standards.
  • Take the lead in troubleshooting and resolving any data related issues.
  • Assist in creating and sustaining database deployment methods and procedures.
  • Complete all necessary backup and recovery obligations.
  • Establish and maintain data availability and archival stratagems.
  • Provide advanced technical skills to aid co-workers.
  • Be part of a 24/7 on-call rotation group to provide support.


  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent education and work experience.
  • Three to five years work experience in the field of Database Administration.
  • Minimum of one year working with MongoDB or Postgres in a production environment.
  • Background configuring, implementing and supporting high availability strategies with database systems that include clustering and replication.
  • Skill working with MySQL and Redis.
  • Proven ability in software development using Puppet, Shell, etc. scripting languages.
  • Capability to support a SaaS platform.
  • Knowledge of Linux (esp. CentOS).
  • Familiarity working in Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Understanding of VMware virtualization.
  • A high level of analytical, diagnostic and technical skills.

Additional Desired Skills:

  • AWS Management (DynamoDB, RDS)
  • Tool Suite (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket)
  • Puppet, Nagios, Foreman, Git, Jenkins

There is no sponsorship or visa availability for this position. You must be a U.S. citizen or have a green card to be eligible.

No C2C or Corp to corp. 

Kw: dba, nosql, mongodb, dynamodb, sqlserver, mysql, linux, postgres, database admin

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