Database Administrator
Market Leader - Kirkland, WA

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Are you looking to be part of a company that is a proven leader in its industry? Do you want to work with the best and brightest where your creativity and ideas are valued? Come join our team where you will work with an amazing group of people that have fun building, selling and supporting world class products!

Founded 12 years ago, Market Leader is an award-winning company that provides real estate professionals with innovative marketing and technology solutions that enable them to grow and manage their business.

We are looking for a talented individual to join our team in the role of a Database Administrator who will focus improving the efficiency of our infrastructure and availability of our applications. This person will be assisting in the management and oversight of our database infrastructure, focusing on MySQL and Microsoft SQL, as well as assisting with PostgeSQL. This candidate must have strong analysis and troubleshooting skills with experience managing enterprise class applications and infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary owner of Market Leader MySQL databases

Assist in management of Microsoft SQL Server & PostgreSQL infrastructure

Work with Sr DBA to implement proper monitoring and maintenance plans on all database systems

Create and management maintenance plans for MySQL & PostgreSQL database

Ensure that the databases are optimally configured, and work with development team to optimize the use of the database from the application perspective, including query profiling, table indexing, file layout, etc.

Perform database-related performance tuning and optimization as suggested by statistics gathered, such as improving and revising poorly written queries, rebuilding/updating table indices and statistics, performing database cleanups and archives, reconfiguring default configuration, and other database tuning processes that help to improve the performance of the system

Setup and manage replication topologies for high-availability

Ensure that database backups are current and available for all production databases at all times, testing policies, and practices are in place and followed in order to minimize the risk of data loss

Participate in on-call rotation schedule

Assist our customers and employees with application issues

Required Skills:
Proactive self-starter with the ability drive projects through to completion

5+ years recent experience.

3+ years’ working with MS SQL Server (2005, 2008, 2008R2).

2+ years’ experience working with MySQL databases

3+ years of T-SQL programming.

Experience with PostgreSQL databases preferred

1+ years’ working with Linux and/or Unix based operating systems (CentOS/RedHat preferred)

Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills including experience with related tools

Experience working database clusters preferred

Desired Skills:
Experience working with virtualization technologies (VMWare preferred).

Experience working with PCI, Sarbanes Oxley, or other compliance-related initiatives

Experience working with SAN related technologies (EMC preferred)

We offer an exciting and challenging opportunity where hard work, integrity, innovation, and professionalism are rewarded. Excellent compensation package with competitive salary and benefits.

Market Leader Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer www.marketleader.com

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