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Senior Database Administrator



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Senior Database Administrator

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Job Title: Senior Database Administrator

Compensation: $90,000 – $160,000

Who We Are:

Buildertrend is cutting-edge, cloud-based project management software. With nearly 1 million users across the globe, we empower the construction industry with a better way to build. Our software helps construction professionals build more projects while reducing delays, eliminating communication errors, and increasing customer satisfaction. From Estimating, Scheduling, and Change Order features to Client Communication and Document Management tools, our feature set is here to streamline every aspect of the construction process. As a partner in our customers success, our team provides unmatched support, every step of the way. At Buildertrend, we believe in providing an all-in-one solution to solve real problems, deliver real results, and change the way the world builds.

Founded in Omaha in 2006, Buildertrend is quickly becoming the industry standard. Buildertrend is changing the way the world builds. Using technology to bring all parties together, Buildertrend has quickly become the product of the future. The innovative solutions and team atmosphere are what makes Buildertrend one of the hottest employers in the country.

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The job

Buildertrend is looking for a professional Senior Database Administrator to keep our database up and running smoothly 24/7. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end users.

Things to look forward to

Build, manage, and performance tune SQL Server database systems of high performance, availability, and quality to handle application traffic
Design and implement databases in accordance to information needs and views
Use high-speed transaction recovery techniques and backup data
Minimize database downtime and manage parameters to provide fast query responses
Provide proactive and reactive data management support and training to users
Determine, enforce and document database policies, procedures and standards
Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity
Monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required
Participate in on-call rotation with team
Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
Plan growth and changes (capacity planning)
Assist in continuous deployment procedures
The preferred candidates

Proven working experience as a SQL Server Database administrator, preferably with high volume enterprise applications
Strong understanding of SQL Server 2014+ internal architectures, configuration and performance best practices, and interaction with underlying hardware to highly tune environments.
Excellent knowledge of cloud computing (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.)
Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, integrity and SQL
Familiarity with enterprise architecture concepts
Familiarity with database design, documentation and coding
Previous experience with DBA case tools (frontend/backend) and third-party tools
Problem solving skills and ability to think algorithmically
BS degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification
Familiarity with .NET programming languages database interaction a plus
We Are Giving You:

Competitive compensation
Exceptional health packages
401(k) retirement plan with Buildertrend matching contribution
Life insurance and short- and long-term disability benefits
Parental leave
Generous paid time off, 11 paid holidays, & 6 personal days
Paid sabbaticals
Volunteer time off
Wellness program
Onsite fitness center
Working at Buildertrend:

At Buildertrend we want work to be a place where you can be who you are, where you can make an impact for our customers, communities, and each other; where we all move in the same direction; where you can celebrate success and build a career.

In short: We want you to be who you are, love what you do, and build your best life.

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Posted on:
May 9, 2024

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