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Senior Database Administrator



Software Engineering, IT
Remote · India
Posted on Friday, October 27, 2023
Senior Applicative DBA - Be the Backbone of Our High-Volume Data Ops

Are you a database wizard who loves the thrill of working in a high-activity, large-scale data environment? Imagine managing 10 database servers, 96 cores, and 25 terabytes of data. Picture yourself overseeing 4 million bid and budget updates on Google Ads and Bing Ads daily, and handling 40,000 jobs to update performance data. If this sounds like your kind of playground, read on!

We're on the hunt for a Senior Applicative DBA who's no stranger to collaborating with a team of software engineers. Your mission? To proactively identify bottlenecks, troubleshoot issues, and unlock optimization opportunities. You'll be the go-to person for all things database, ensuring everything runs like a well-oiled machine.

What you’ll do:

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Team up with software devs and architects to design kick-ass, scalable database structures.
  • Dial in the right database system configs for specific apps.
  • Reverse engineer database schemas to get the 411 on table structures, relationships, and data models.
  • Dive deep into database objects like stored procedures, views, and triggers.
  • Optimize big, gnarly queries and database setups for max efficiency.
  • Document your reverse-engineering adventures, including ER diagrams and data dictionaries.
  • Keep an eye on system performance and jump on issues to minimize downtime.
  • Help troubleshoot database snags in applications.
  • Be a rockstar in problem-solving and communication.

Who you are:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Remote work? No problem.
  • Must be active in the Eastern Time Zone.
  • Got at least 5 years of real-world experience.
  • Hands-on skills with Oracle EE are a must.
  • If you've got Microsoft MSSQL experience, that's a sweet bonus.

Why you’ll love us:

In this era of COVID-19, we believe in putting our employees first and keeping them safe. We were one of the first technology companies to make significant changes to our office environments and team interactions, including mandatory working from home and safety procedures to enter our office space. We are committed to not require any face-to-face interaction for our employees until the data shows it is entirely safe for our teams. Here is just a snippet of what we think you’ll love:

  • Grow together. Our exciting virtual learning & development programs never cease to amaze us. Participate in our Expert Speak sessions/E-learning courses to grow professionally & personally.
  • Work with creative & innovative teams. At Newfold, we believe in hiring the best of the best and are proud of being surrounded with people who think out of the box to only better our products, work & customer experiences.
  • Did someone say free domain? Building a community one domain at a time, one employee at a time. All our employees are eligible for a free domain and WordPress blog as we sponsor the domain registration costs.
  • Leave your worries aside! Juggling the demands of career and personal life can be stressful and challenging but don't worry! Our employee's assistance program services provide free, confidential, short-term counseling. This benefit is also extended to immediate family members.
  • We’ve got you covered. We are a family! From medical to life insurance, education sponsorship to interest-free loans & Flexi-leave policy - we've got your back!