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Black Mountain

Database Architect

3+ months agoChicago, IL / Remote


We are Allvue Systems, a rapidly growing software company formed by the merger of AltaReturn and Black Mountain. Allvue has over 500 employees in offices throughout North America and Europe. We are the leading provider of software solutions for the Private Capital and Credit markets. Whether a client wants an end-to-end technology suite, or independently focused modules, Allvue helps eliminate the boundaries between systems, information, and people. We’re looking for ambitious, smart, and creative individuals to join our team and help our clients achieve their goals.  Define your own future with Allvue Systems! 


  • Intelligent individuals looking to apply themselves creatively
  • People who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas and driving change
  • Energetic and passionate teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills
  • Hard-working individuals who habitually do more than asked


We are seeking a Sr. level Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator team member with at least 1 year of hands on AWS or Azure Cloud experience and at least 1 year of hands on performance tuning SQL Server objects such as procedures, functions, and views.  This person will join a small, nimble, very experienced database team working in a fast-paced environment for a great company where your opinion and experience matters. We have both AWS and Azure production OLTP and DW BI databases that need to be maintained to keep our clients satisfied as well as hundreds of development databases that need attention on a case by case basis. We have various SQL Server versions from 2008 to 2017 and are planning to move many of our production clients to SQL Server 2019 in the near future. 

This position will pivot between Production activities and Development activities as the need arises, working solo as well as in conjunction with other DBA team members, Production stakeholders and client Project Team members to perform various projects and tasks as needed.  

We have multiple offices in the US and around the globe and are open to a full-time remote position for the right candidate if we do not have one near you. 


  • 5-7 years’ minimum experience, 10+ years preferred in MS SQL Server Database Administrator and has held a Senior DBA level position.
  • Minimum 1 year experience using Azure\AWS IaaS and\or Azure PaaS\AWS RDS.
  • Experience with AWS or Azure portals, configuration, and maintenance via the portal.
  • Experience creating and configuring Availability Groups and Listeners.
  • Experience with enterprise performance and HA monitoring.
  • Installation and Configuration of multiple instances and versions and components of SQL server, including SQL reporting services, notification services, and analysis services.
  • Experience with Windows Server platforms in relation to SQL installations and upgrades.
  • Expert knowledge of functions associated with the implementation and maintenance of SQL Server 2008 and greater including security, back-up/restoration, logging, reporting and recovery procedures.
  • Support of business and system processes and procedures.
  • Strong database design and schema refactoring experience.
  • Proven ability with query tuning dramatically improving database performance.
  • Self-motivated and collaborative with other team members required.
  • Detail oriented and organized with an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-moving and constantly changing environment.
  • Creation of technical documentation as needed.
  • PowerShell

As a plus...

  • 1+ years of experience in international or foreign company
  • Microsoft SQL Server Certification
  • Active Directory
  • Knowledge of SharePoint
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Knowledge of MS Dynamics CRM


  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Numerous team building activities to promote collaboration
  • Unlimited PTO 

Allvue Systems provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) for all employees and applicants for employment. We recognize the real value of bringing people together from diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives - we don’t just accept difference, we celebrate and support it. We are committed to advancing these efforts through our strategies to hire, promote, create and support a diverse and inclusive environment throughout our workforce and workplace. It is our policy to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. In addition,  Allvue will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Job ID: 4816661002
Employment Type: Other