Ability to create and maintain automation frameworks to eliminate repetitive daily monitoring/maintenance operations

The Senior Database Administrator is responsible for database production, design and implementation. The Database Administrator III maintains a rigorous work ethic in the Information Technology unit’s dynamic and maturing environment. This individual plays a key role in ensuring the database environment is designed and managed to meet business and IT demands for availability, performance and manageability.

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Your mission

  • Participate in application development projects to evolve the Vonage database architecture and design
  • Monitor database operations; analyze and respond to performance and other maintenance issues
  • Function in a Project Administration capacity, including inventorying and documenting forms, reports, notices etc.
  • Participate in the creation of development, staging and production database instances and the
  • migration of those instances from one environment to another
  • Responsible for performance tuning of the staging and production database instances
  • Assist with complex query development
  • Install, configure, manage and maintain multiple databases
  • Manage System Memory, CPU and I/O performance as well as assuring database health
  • Perform appropriate back-up, restoration and upgrades of our servers


  • 5+ years working experience in database design, implementation and support in 24x7 production environment
  • Solid background in the following platforms: SQL Server and MySQL.
  • Individual must demonstrate exceptional SQL programming skills to perform data
  • troubleshooting and data analysis
  • Experience with replication and/or warm-standby technology for the given platform
  • Experience with performance tuning and optimization (query optimization, index tuning, caching and buffer tuning)
  • Experience with backup and recovery processes
  • In-depth hands on experience in Linux and Windows.
  • Strong communication skills for interaction with other teams and departments
  • Ability to troubleshoot problems in person, over the phone or via email
  • Solid understanding and experience in disaster recovery planning and implementation
  • Experience in data profiling, meta data analysis, data modeling, and relational schema design
  • Expert level skill in scripting languages such as KSH, BASH, Perl, Python as needed for largescale data movement operations
  • Ability to create and maintain automation frameworks to eliminate repetitive daily monitoring/maintenance operations

Additional Skills (would like to have but not required)

  • Knowledge/experience creating automated reports using Perl a plus
  • MongoDB is a Plus
  • Experience with enterprise storage systems
  • Experience with data-modeling tools


  • BS in Computer Science or related field