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Posted 26 days ago

Senior SQL Database Administrator DBA - Trading

United States, United States | $150,000 - $200,000 USD per yearManaged by: USA Team

Senior SQL Database Administrator DBA Remote USA* to $200,000+

Do you have expertise with SQL combined with financial / trading systems experience?

You could be progressing your career in a senior, hands-on DBA role at a hugely profitable electronic trading firm.

As a Senior SQL Database Administrator / DBA you will provide support for critical databases, including troubleshooting and resolution via root cause analysis, schema design, capacity planning and change control, execution of database baselining, benchmarking, performance analysis and tuning as well as maintaining and enhancing database routines.

Other responsibilities will encompass database backup and recovery operations, database patching and upgrades and implementation of database security policies, you'll also integrating SQL systems with third party tools, documenting policies and procedures and will also help to cross train business users on how to use the database effectively.

You will collaborate with Technical Lead and Software Engineering teams to create and execute project plans in line with strategic goals.

Location / WFH:

The company has offices based in Chicago and New York, you could be based in either or alternatively you can work from home on a full-time basis (*please note you must be a US citizen or have the right to work and there are exceptions to which US State you can work in).

The whole global team meet up twice a year for a week of networking, fun and team building.

About you:

  • You have advanced SQL database administration experience including fine tuning and performance optimisation
  • You have experience working with financial data, within a trading environment
  • You have experience of managing high availability, mission critical databases
  • You have a good knowledge of Disaster Recovery processes and procedures
  • Ideally you will also have a good knowledge of PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • You're degree educated to BSc / Masters / MSc level in Computer Science or closely related discipline gained at an Ivy League / top tier university
  • You have excellent English language communication and collaboration skills, you enjoy problem solving and using critical thinking

What's in it for you:

As a Senior SQL Database Administrator / DBA you will earn a highly competitive package including:

  • Competitive salary to $200,000 plus bonus
  • 100% employer paid: Medical and Dental cover, Health Savings Account, Short and Long term disability Insurance, Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirements saving plan
  • Generous annual leave allowance
  • Enhanced Paternity and Adoptive Parent Leave
  • Support and paid for training and certifications for self study
  • Long service awards such as luxury weekends away, paid sabbaticals
  • There's also a range of perks such as onsite gym at the offices, regular social events, book clubs and lunches

Apply now to find out more about this Senior SQL Database Administrator / DBA opportunity.

Ref: 20815/A/KS/010524

Ref: BB/20815/A/KS/010524_1714561387

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