Senior Database Administrator at Practice Fusion

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Job title
Senior Database Administrator
Job listing last updated at
May 15, 2019
Job listing location
San Francisco
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Bay Area company location: 731 Market St #400, San Francisco CA

Job description

Practice Fusion/Allscripts is looking to expand our Database Operations team. We're hiring a passionate DBA who can bring strong expertise to help support our on-premise/Amazon EC2 database platforms and relational database technologies (SQL Server/PostgreSQL/MongoDB).

The position requires a team player for a small elite DB Ops group responsible for designing, building, scaling and supporting Practice Fusionโ€™s NoSQL and RDBMS platforms. You will collaborate with the broader SaaS Ops, Data Architecture and Engineering/DevOps teams to deliver solutions in support of our mission Connecting doctors, patients, and data to drive better health and save lives.


Bring both relational and non-relational chops to help us build and maintain our SaaS data stores both on-premises and in the cloud (AWS).

Ensure the continuous availability of our mission critical systems.

Help manage all aspects of our AWS instances and EBS storage backing our cloud platforms.

Conquer the day-to-day operational aspects of our systems:

* Performance monitoring/tuning

* Backup strategies for sharded clusters

* HA/DR strategies

* AWS multi-region replica set replication

* Query tuning

* AWS instance/storage design, provisioning and performance monitoring

Automate routine tasks with your own scripts and open-source tools


3+ years of solid experience with scaling at least one of the following

* SQL Server

* MongoDB

* PostgreSQL

Amazon EC2/RDS proficiency

Scripting abilities

Strong Linux system administration proficiency.

Experience with large, high volume, mission critical environments SaaS environments

Passionate about solving business data problems

Someone who thrives in a rapid paced environment and loves new challenges

Incredibly detail oriented and thorough

Experience in an Agile or Scrum Environment

Bachelorโ€™s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related discipline

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