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MS SQL Server 2k5/2k8 DBA / Developer for Sports Technology Company

Posted 3 years ago in Information Technology

imATHLETE is a rapidly growing company and we're looking for a smart, self-driven, experienced SQL Server Database Administrator to join our team and help drive our growth.


The following skills are required:

  • 3+ years administering SQL Server 2005.
  • 3+ years designing and developing OLTP systems in SQL Server 2005.
  • 3+ years developing stored procedures and functions in T-SQL.
  • 3+ years designing tables, indices, constraints, etc. for mixed OLTP/OLAP environments.
  • Ability to design and implement high availability SQL Server environments.
  • Ability to design and develop a geologically dispersed SQL Server 2005/2008 environment
  • Solid grasp of multi-tiered Web apps and SaaS.
  • Self-starter/motivated
  • Highly responsible, extremely reliable, very personable, quick to respond
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly from mistakes
  • Eagerness and excitement to participate

The following experience is not required but elicits bonus points:

  • Experience with SQL Server 2008.
  • Familiarity with SQL Azure or using SQL Server 2005 or better in a cloud environment.
  • Familiarity with Reporting Services.
  • Experience using source control tools, specifically Subversion.
  • Experience using Red Gate tools.
  • Previous participation in running, triathlon, cycling and/or swimming events.
  • Knowledgeable of all major participatory sports websites.


The SQL Server Database Administrator/Developer position is a paid position. Benefits include health/medical and equity involvement, not to mention wonderful team members in a nice office - and the ability to be part of a rapidly growing organization.

Daily Activities
Tasks will include:

  • Database Administration
    • Manage existing SQL Server 2005 infrastructure.
    • Monitor activity and evaluate system changes to maintain efficiency/speed.
    • Manage backups including evaluating integrity of recent backups.
    • Improve availability and redundancy of DB systems.
    • Perform maintenance, upgrades, and updates/patches to DB systems.

  • Database Development
    • Architect DB systems based on project and user requirements.
    • Interface with Web developers to deliver solutions on time.
    • Develop DB schema for projects and unit test.
    • Assist Web developers with project update deployments.
    • Develop solutions that are both efficient and secure

  • Production Support
    • Manage tech support pipeline as it relates to DB-related issues.
    • Interface with internal and external clients to manage expectations and deliver solutions.
    • Perform direct changes to production data safely.
    • Maintain consistent timelines and delivery times for similar issues.
    • Build ad-hoc reports as needed

  • Research and Development
    • Perform research on technologies that might be incorporated into future releases.
    • Work with the head of technology to determine feasibility of new technology.


  • All candidates must have authorization to work in the U.S.A.
  • Personnel must be able to work in the company’s Santa Monica office.
  • Candidates must have their own means of transportation to and from the company office.
  • 40+ hours per week

About I Am Athlete:

I Am Athlete ( is a revolutionary company that blends registration, fundraising and e-commerce technology with the social networking and gamefication inherent in running, triathlon, cycling, swimming and all participatory sports. The company has quickly become recognized as a leading force in the sporting world with it's industry changing registration technology, and has become one of the fastest growing companies in the market. I Am Athlete technology is transforming the relationship between event organizers and their participants.

I Am Athlete clients and partners include USA Triathlon, New York City, USA Volleyball, Blue Cross / Blue Shield, Life Time Fitness, American Trail Running Association, City of Philadelphia, Susan G. Komen and thousands of others.

We love what we do and think you'll love it too!

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