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SQL DBA

Software Engineering - Content Technology | Mumbai, India | Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready to revolutionize entertainment?

Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.  

We are presently looking for a SQL DBA to join our Engineering team.  This role is responsible for our online video metadata, a key part of the Gracenote video data ingestion platform, consuming data from the digital catalogs of media outlets like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, and iTunes and preparing that data for curation by Gracenote's editorial teams.  Companies like Comcast, Google, and Apple rely on Gracenote video metadata to power their products for millions of customers around the globe. We're looking for people who are passionate about crafting and deploying high-quality, high-performance, and highly-available software to join us in building and evolving our platform to deliver data to our customers around the world.

FOR THIS ROLE WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE:

  • 4+ years with SQL DBA Experience
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Ensure all database servers runs efficiently while adhering to the business’s Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO).
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing root cause analysis and problem resolution.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance, apply new patches & versions and participate in release deployment activities.
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • Ensure that development progress is within expected guidelines and is completed on time.
  • Smart + Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain an upbeat and positive attitude at all times
  • Ability to work in self-directed, fast-paced (nimble) environment

Our passion for music, TV, movies, and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what really makes us tick is our people. From Emeryville to Sydney and Queensbury to Amsterdam, we are building the team that’s going to disrupt the digital universe. This starts by creating a workplace where all things entertainment are celebrated and innovation can come from anyone. If you are interested in being mission critical and on the leading edge of global entertainment technology then please contact us today!

Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.