Senior Database Administrator

HomeAway is looking for a Senior DBA to administer our SQL Servers databases ensuring availability and performance. The Database Operations team manages distributed worldwide infrastructure running primarily on SQL Server, MySQL, and Oracle platforms. This infrastructure supports a throughput of over 300K transactions per second during peak traffic times. It is comprised of over 1000 production DBs with a footprint in excess of 100TB. This is a great opportunity to join a growing team and make a difference in in developing usable,scalable and reliable database solutions.  

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Administer and maintain production, test and development databases for maximum availability
  • Plan and implement upgrades to new versions of MS SQL Server
  • Design and implement metrics to assess database service delivery and key performance indicators
  • Monitor databases using tools/scripts to resolve database errors and performance issue
  • Provide capacity planning for Database Servers based on historical growth and new functionality
  • Automate database maintenance and monitoring tasks
  • Participate in a rotating on-call schedule

Skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server databases, SSIS and SSRS technologies
  • Experience in a large database and high-volume production environment
  • Experience with Windows Server Clustering and SAN environments
  • Hands-on experience usingT-SQL, Command shell scripting
  • Experience using backup and monitoring tools like RedGate, Idera
  • Team player with effective communication and problem solving
  • Experience with AWS andCloud based data platforms

Benefits:

  • Great Medical & Dental Plans
  • Highly Competitive Pay
  • Target Annual Bonus
  • 4 weeks Paid Vacation
  • Employee Purchase Discount Plan
  • Discounted vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
  • Free drinks & snacks
  • Weekly company update talks with our leadership team
  • Free Listing on HomeAway.com
  • Discounted Metro Bus & Rail pass
  • Electronic adjustable stand up desk
  • Casual dress code

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