Database Administrator

Department: Engineering
Specialization: DBA
Experience: Middle Senior
Technologies: SQL
Client: Homecare.com
Special referral bonus: No
Hot position?: Not Hot
Work model: Remote
Homecare.com provides expert information, practical action steps, guides, resources, and personalized plans to help caregivers make sound decisions and successfully navigate the complex world of eldercare. It offers a whole new world for caregivers: one where they can do the very best for their parents, older family members, or friends who need care. Its platform helps the families and caregivers to connect with each other, enabling families and health care providers to interview, hire, and manage fully credentialed, insured, and bonded caregivers.Homecare.com was founded in 2014 and is based in Mclean, Virginia.

About the project

As a Database Administrator, you’ll play a key role in developing our technology base and helping the company move forward to a more current technology stack. You’ll be responsible for all aspects of database administration for our production and development database environments.Our DBA team focuses on creating, configuring and maintaining SQL Server and Postgres databases. In addition, they own our DR and HA strategies, and play an important part in setting the technology trends and standards we will be building upon in the future.In this role you will work with a small, collaborative team of engineers and product managers – so good social and interpersonal skills are also a requirement. Most importantly, we’re looking for an individual who can prioritize, multi-task, and deliver high-quality solutions.

What you will do:

  • You’ll need to be a self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment – which means wearing many hats, being able to change direction quickly, and showing an eagerness to learn new technologies as the needs arise.
  • You love to tackle problems and take independent action, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, and generate new ideas

Our team is missing someone who has

  • 3+ years of experience administering high volume, high availability production databases
  • Snowflake experience
  • Extensive experience administering Postgres in production environments
  • Experience administering SQL Server
  • Experience with Cassandra and MongoDB a huge plus
  • Extensive knowledge of AWS are required
  • Experience with both Windows and Linux administration highly desired
  • Experienced at troubleshooting performance issues related to CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other types of resource contention
  • Expertise in disaster recovery and high availability for SQL Server and Postgres
  • Knowledge of partitioning strategies and having worked with very large tables
  • A strong desire and ability to add to our culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion

About AgileEngine

Founded as a dev tool vendor with a 2-person team

2010

Opened a dev center in Ukraine

2012

Pivoted into outsourced product development

2014

Launched mobile and UI labs

2015

Got our first Inc. 5000 award

2016

Opened a dev center in Argentina

2017

Became a top-3 ranked custom software developer in DC, Ukraine, and Argentina

2019

Became the #1 software development company to hire in 2020

2020

Opened new dev centers in Mexico and Colombia, counting 500+ experts

2021

How we lead

A company where experts grow, hone their skills, and do what they love, AgileEngine is guided by these principles:

Stay agile and embrace changes

Thrive in a results-driven culture with individual autonomy

Innovate with fellow experts in a no-blame environment

Learn from mistakes and move on

Foster mutual trust and support

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