Staff SQL Database Administrator

Position Purpose

As a Staff Database Administrator on the Echo Global Logistics team, you will contribute to database management of large scale web-based applications to enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever growing market.

Our team has recently been ranked the third largest digital company by employee size in Chicago and we are continuing to see increased growth in virtually all of our technical teams. We have recently completed the technology integration with Command Transportation and look forward to continued success with you as part of our team!

Essential Position Functions 

You...

  • See technology as a passion, not something you just do between 9-5
  • Possess the ability to create new solutions; we operate on a web based platform and constantly facing unchartered waters
  • Possess strong fundamentals within SQL Server and a willingness to wear several hats when called upon
  • Do not wait for something to break; find a problem before it becomes one and constantly aiming to improve
  • Having a willingness to vocalize these ideas and pick yourself up if you get knocked down

We…

  • Value passionate technologists, go-getters, and people who never stop seeking ways to improve existing technology
  • Have a high focus on career development and the runway to get you there
  • Work hard, period
  • Offer competitive compensation, benefits, 401k, challenging projects, company wide events, coworkers and leaders who will push you to get better, a sense of community not found anywhere else

Responsibilities:

Staff Database Administrator’s work in conjunction with Software Engineers, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance and DevOps Engineers

  • Contributes to maintaining Echo databases in conjunction with data development and software engineering teams
  • Taking ownership over performance monitoring, tuning, identifying and fixing issues within database realm
  • Take pride in troubleshooting, identifying current state issues and providing solutions
  • Deal heavily within SQL transactional replications and working within disaster recovery
  • General understanding of SAN technologies and 3rd party monitoring tools
  • Proven track record in working in a fast paced environment

Position Requirements

  • 8-12 years in commercial-grade business applications environment leveraging the following:
    • SQL Server Database Administration 2008, 2012, 2014
    • Expert at troubleshooting
    • Production servers, SSIS packages
  • 8-12 years in SQL transactional replication
  • General understanding of SAN technologies and 3rd party monitoring tools

What's in it for you?

  • Help career growth by joining industry leader and continuing to advance Echo web based technologies
  • Working with an organization with defined market goals, products, customers, revenue, and development teams
  • Experienced mentors to learn and adopt new practices
  • Ability to introduce your own views and takes on our product offerings
  • Work in wide variety of data management
  • Ability to constantly enhance and improve applications
  • Have a clearly defined career growth track with enough flexibility to pave your own way

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.


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