Sr. DBA
FunMobility, Inc.
Pleasanton, CA (Near Bart)
Full Time

Please send resumes to: cwilliams@funmobility.com

We're looking for a Sr. DBA to join our Operations team to support the backend of our wireless applications infrastructure. FunMail is a very successful wireless content and application company building best-of-breed wireless apps for mainstream commercial usage.

Job description:

The ideal candidate will possess expert understanding of the SQL Server architecture, administration and security arenas and will demonstrate a solid grasp of advanced SQL query techniques in addition to experience with automating export/import tasks using DTS. Primary job duties will be in the Operations team for maintenance and administration of the live production SQL Server instances as well as data warehouse and offsite instances related to live production. This will entail participation in the 24x7 on-call rotation and would require overnight weekly maintenance window participation.

Required Skills:

Expertise with configuring, implementing and supporting high availability SQL Server clusters, including replication and log shipping experience
DTS administration expertise
Expert in Stored Procedures and SQL Coding
Ability to write ad-hoc SQL queries as needed
Expert in query, index and DB IO performance tuning
Deep understanding of database design principals
Thorough knowledge of current hardware systems, RAID and disk subsystems commonly used in fault tolerant production environments
Ability to proactively identify, troubleshoot and resolve live database systems issues
Ability to manage all DB maintenance plan activities including backups, indexing, integrity and consistency checks, etc.
6+ years DBA experience with Microsoft SQL Server in an revenue bearing production environment
Experience with SQL Reporting Services and standard reporting paradigms
Experience running and supporting large scale databases (1+ TB) under high transaction rates