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Database Administrator at in Chico, California

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Description:

Department: IT

Reports To: Data Services and Operations Manager 

Location: Chico, CA

Employment Type: Full Time, In-house OR Remote 

Start Date: ASAP

In this position:

You will be challenged to learn Microsoft SQL Server that supports a $1B business, both as an super-user/administrator to develop SQL for creating schemas/tables/triggers/stored procedures as well as SQL Server-as-a-whole-system for maintaining, monitoring, patching, configuring backups and recovery, and performance tuning of a 3 TB SQL Server AlwaysOn cluster.

As a DBA at,  you will support the entire company, from the business-side analysts to software development engineers.

What are you going to do:

  • Performs root cause analysis on trended database incidents, performance tuning and major outages up through the application stack

  • Improve our database documentation when architecting or automating new features

  • Troubleshoot data and query errors as reported by team members

  • Develop database schema

  • Create and maintain database structures, such as indexes, constraints and triggers

  • Write clean SQL queries, stored procedures and functions under tight deadlines

  • Optimize queries

  • Document database architecture

  • Evaluate and recommend new database technologies

  • Implement and maintain solutions to monitor database systems

  • Supporting high availability database (24/7/365 operation)

  • Normalize databases and reduce technical debt

  • Review client-side code to help optimize and/or troubleshoot database calls

  • Ability to interface with Developers to produce solid database design choices and system integration

  • Provide basic SQL training to non-DBA staff

  • Understand and develop processes for maintaining database security

  • Ability to create simple interfaces for reporting and other repetitive tasks

What are you going to bring to the table:

  • Strong working knowledge of relational database management systems, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MS SQL.

  • ​Strong working knowledge of Linux and Windows Server environments

  • Working knowledge of SQL

  • Knowledge of database design standards

  • Stored procedure programming basic knowledge

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Must be detail-oriented and have a strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

  • Self-organized with good time management, and ability to multitask

  • Must work well with others. Collaboration and professional communication is key

  • Knowledge of SQL Server tools (DTA, SSMS, DMVs, and system sprocs)

  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues, etc

  • Requires initiative to work when necessary to meet deadlines or when working on high-priority projects

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent degree preferred

What do we bring to the table:

  • Competitive Compensation Packages

  • Great 401(k), time off and benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Life, Disability and Vision

  • Team building and company-wide events throughout the year

  • Internal Training programs suited to what you are wanting to develop in

  • Incredible associate discounts on products and other associate perks

  • Continued education reimbursement program

  • Encourage and provide community involvement events and activities

*Pre-employment drug and background screening required


The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.