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Database Administrator

Backstop Solutions Group LLC
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

*Role can be fully remote*

Seeking an individual with knowledge and experience maintaining, monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting both relational (Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL, mySQL) and document-oriented (MongoDB) databases in on-premises and cloud (AWS) environments.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Performance tuning and maintenance of database instances
  • Troubleshooting and resolving database, query and system performance issues
  • Monitor, maintain, and improve infrastructure to support database operations and high availability (replication, storage, snapshots, backups)
  • Configure and validate/recover long-term backups
  • Provide SQL coding assistance and infrastructure/architecture advice to Development and Product teams
  • Part of on-call rotation for production issues to maintain 99.999% availability outside scheduled outages
  • Support for QA, Client Care and Development team members for Database related inquiries or issues

  • 5-8 years of experience as a traditional DBA (preferably Oracle/Postgres)
  • 1-2 years of experience with either MongoDB or Elasticsearch
  • Experience managing RDS instances in AWS (snapshots, HA, Multi-region, patching)
  • Experience with Oracle Enterprise Manager, MongoDB Ops Manager, ECE, or AWS monitoring options
  • PL/pgSQL or PL/SQL coding
  • Excellent communication skills. (The job involves frequent consultation with and assistance for a variety of technical and non-technical individuals.)

Experience that is a Plus:

  • Mid-level Linux shell proficiency
  • Basic proficiency with scripting languages (Bash, Python)
  • Working knowledge of Puppet and Git
  • Experience with OLTP/SaaS design and requirements

  • Comprehensive pay and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, term life & disability
  • Parental leave benefits
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Retirement with company match (401(k) in the US and Pension in the UK)
  • Professional organization membership
  • Personal learning and development budget
  • Team building and quarterly company events
  • Work with inquisitive, unique, and dedicated coworkers
  • Casual work environment (denim encouraged when not visiting clients)
  • The chance to work for a growing service provider in the institutional financial industry

Expected Compensation for fully qualified candidates: $120,000-$140,000 Base Salary

We are an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of disability, veteran status, or personal characteristic, are encouraged to apply. Diversity and inclusion is both embraced and is a recognized business advantage. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation during the interview process, please reach out to your recruiter.

Backstop Solutions Group LLC


Chicago, IL
60606 USA



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