The Technical Operations Team at Pearl.com is looking for a Senior DBA who wants to build highly scalable and fault-tolerant distributed database systems. Our team values creativity, innovation, hard work, open communication and rapid iteration and learning.
As a Senior Database Administrator you will take an active role in determining what architectures and technologies perform, scale and deliver stability. You and the Operations team will transform logical database models into physical database designs scaling across multiple data centers. You will collaborate with business and engineering teams to design and implement enhancements.
Responsible for performance and up-time of our production cluster platform in a SQL Server 2008 / Windows Server 2008 environment
Implement and operate data warehouse solutions using SQL server or other applications
Responsible for performance and up-time of our production MySQL cluster / Red Hat Linux Server environment
Monitor and optimize physical storage for database systems
Work with our production team on PCI (payment card industry) compliance
Optimize indexes for performance
Provide day-to-day monitoring, troubleshooting, and performance tuning of all databases
Ensure that data is up to date and accurate
Develop and evolve the physical equipment layout of our application
Monitor, maintain and modify replication as needed
Identify and resolve locking, blocking, I/O and CPU-intensive operations and other resource contention
Design and capture performance benchmarks
Help chart future directions for other database systems
BSEE or BSCS or equivalent years of work experience
7+ years of database administration with a primary focus on SQL Server and large database deployments
Experience setting up lightweight profiles and traces
Extensive hands-on experience in tuning hardware for performance
Strong understanding of SQL server internals and issue resolution
Develop scaling strategies including data partitioning, sharding, replication, and recovery
Experience designing and deploying large scale databases with multiple locations
Experience with consumer facing 24x7 high traffic websites
Production MySQL experience
Experience with MySQL partitioning, MySQL Events and advanced configurations
Understand how to use cron, compression, copying, and basic scripting in Linux
Experience with NOSQL, Redis, MongoDB
Experience with Data Warehousing concepts and technologies
Experience with EMC SAN hardware
Interest in Hadoop
Pearl.com has been changing the way professional services are delivered online since 2003. Dubbed by The Huffington Post as “destined for glory,” we are a fast-growing company with a smart, hard-working team who knows how to have fun and get things done.
Located in the beautiful redeveloped Presidio of San Francisco, Pearl.com (formerly JustAnswer) has helped more than 10 million people in 190+ countries by connecting them with verified professionals across hundreds of specialized fields – from doctors and lawyers to vets and auto mechanics. Pearl.com is backed by investors Crosslink Capital, Glynn Capital and Charles Schwab.
Check out this video on TechCrunch to learn more about Pearl.com; http://tinyurl.com/ajgtvd7
This position is eligible for visa sponsorship.