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Database Administrator (DBA)

Vantage Point Logistics is looking for a database administrator to join our growing team! As a DBA at VPL, you will play an important role in the development of our industry-leading technology products.

Who We Are

VPL is a leader in delivering supply chain technology and solutions to the healthcare market. With years of experience, the continuous development of leading-edge technology and proactive account management, we are transforming their supply chain making it smarter, easier and better.  Recognized as one of America’s fastest growing companies, we are poised to develop even more innovative technology solutions providing transparency and savings across the ever-expanding continuum of patient care.   If you’re looking for insight, innovation and transformation, consider joining the team that’s always ahead of the curve, VPL.

What You’ll Do

  • Support all business units with core legacy MySQL database as well as new Azure SQL database including:
    • Database tooling (creation, deployments, monitoring, automation)
    • Schema alterations
    • Capacity planning
    • Performance analysis
    • Query optimization
    • Software upgrades
    • Migration of data out of MySQL into Azure SQL
  • Partner with development teams during design phases to ensure effective utilization of our databases and sharing of your expertise
  • Work with developers to plan and improve application queries
  • Work with analytics team to plan and improve data warehouse and analytics

    queries

  • Monitor the performance of database operations and proactively recommend

    solutions

  • Implement backup, disaster recovery and replication requirements
  • Document all the important work you do for our data

What You’ll Need

  • 5+ years of experience as a Database Administrator, working with relational databases
    • 3+ years of experience managing MySQL (configuration, replication, etc.)
    • 3+ years of experience with managing SQL Server
  • 5+ years of experience advising at the design phase of the SDLC
  • Proven experience monitoring for potential issues and proactively recommending

    solutions

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative environment, pairing on work and coaching

    developers

  • Adaptability to changing priorities and understanding diverse stakeholder’s

    database needs

Bonus Points

  • Experience managing databases in cloud environments
  • Experience managing or using RabbitMQ (or other queueing systems and event

    stores)

  • Experience managing or using ElasticSearch, Logstash, or Kibana
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, IT or EE

What’s In It For You

  • Join a fast-growing company where your contributions make a difference
  • Become part of an experienced entrepreneurial team
  • Ability to impact company culture

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Full medical, dental, and vision package
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health and wellness subsidy program
  • Casual work environment

Interested candidates only, no recruiters please.


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