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The Database Administrator is responsible for all aspects of the implementation and maintenance of all production and non-production databases in the Sherpa application stack. This role ensures that databases are secure, available and performant.

Essential Job Functions

  • Support the Sherpa application delivery teams with reliable data sources
  • Serve as subject matter expert in data architecture
  • Expertise in deploying highly available and scalable databases using Cloud technologies
  • Work with development team to evolve database schema as needed
  • Ownership of the roadmap and technology choices for transactional databases and ETL pipeline
  • Profile and optimize application level queries
  • Assist sales team as needed with technical product information and demonstration
  • Provide support to both Sherpa customers and internal team as needed

Skills and Eligibility Requirements

  • Five or more years of experience with a history of growth in your roles
  • Experience architecting data and documenting your design
  • Bachelor’s Degree in C.S. or related field is preferred
  • MySQL
  • Redshift/Postgres
  • MongoDB/DocumentDB
  • PHP
  • Javascript
  • Python
  • R
  • Athena
  • Professionalism, self-motivation, and confidentiality are essential
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate with co-workers at all levels of the organization
  • Occasional travel may be required

Note: All duties and responsibilities listed are considered to be essential job functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.  Marginal functions of the position (those that are incidental to the performance of fundamental job duties) have not been included. However, the omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or logical assignment to the position

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