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Database Administrator

IT | Boston, MA | Full Time

Job Description

The Database Administrator is an integral member of the I.T. organization and is responsible for performing administrative and operational support for all databases. The Database Administrator is responsible for ensuring database security, availability and performance. The Database Administrator works with all functional teams to plan, test, and implement database modifications.  We support the technology needs of four established private jet brands: Flexjet, Flight Options, Sentient Jet, and PrivateFly. We are constantly updating our operations systems and are adding to the team to enable us to do even more.

Have you always wanted to work for an innovative company that has the agility of a startup but has decades of experience as an industry leader within a fast-paced and growing industry like private aviation?

Overview:

  • The Database Administrator is an integral member of the I.T. organization and is responsible for performing administrative and operational support for all databases.
  • The Database Administrator is responsible for ensuring database security, availability and performance.
  • The Database Administrator works with all functional teams to plan, test, and implement database modifications.  
  • We support the technology needs of four established private jet brands: Flexjet, Flight Options, Sentient Jet, and PrivateFly.
  • We are constantly updating our operations systems and are adding to the team to enable us to do even more.  

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • 5+ years of database administration, database design, and database development experience with SQL Server in an on-line service environment.
  • Self-motivated, independent, and exhibit exceptional relationship management skills.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to an existing, complex environment.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills that are conducive to a team culture.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong understanding of Microsoft SQL Server security, performance monitoring, AlwaysOn, optimization techniques, indexes, constraints, transactions, file groups, stored procedures, triggers, cursors, locking, queue tuning, and log-shipping.
  • Knowledge of PowerShell techniques for managing and interacting with SQL Server.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design systems and data structures that solve business problems and adhere to best practices and standards.
  • Plan, test, and implement modifications to development and production database environments.
  • Design, test, and maintain systems for rapid disaster recovery.
  • Learn current SQL Server best practices.
  • Perform SQL code reviews, communicate SQL coding standards, and educate developers.
  • Maintain multiple database development and testing environments across multiple locations.
  • Monitor the performance, scalability, health, and security of all SQL Server instances.
  • Install, upgrade, manage, and troubleshoot database applications.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot SQL Server errors.
  • Be available for on-call production support as needed.
  • Learn about the private jet and fractional jet industry.

 

A Plus but Not Required:

  • Experience in travel or aviation business
  • Experience with geolocation based services
  • Experience with other Database Platforms (Oracle, MySQL, etc.)
  • Experience with 3rd Party Database Tools like SentryOne or Redgate
  • Experience with 3rd Party Applications Like DBAmp, Salesforce, Oracle Financials, or Great Plains
  • Experience with AWS, Azure, or Cloud Databases