Sr. Database Administrator

Core Tech/Tools Development | Carlsbad, CA

As a Sr. DBA, your primary role will be architecting and operating the databases that play a vital role in the support of critical platforms and services. You should have prior experience in database operations, design and architecture, administration (monitoring and proactive maintenance, tuning and backup and recovery).

The ideal candidate will have a passion for database engines and developing a deep subject matter expertise in database internals and systems integration. The DBA must possess strong ownership qualities and be service oriented. Experience in the game industry is not required, but a passion for gaming is a huge plus.


  • Installation, architecture, and configuration.
  • Proactive and reactive performance tuning.
  • Physical data modelling.
  • Issue detection and resolution.
  • Development of automation and scripts to perform proactive maintenance.
  • Participate in 24/7 operations via on call rotation schedule.
  • Backup and recovery.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to engineers, architects and additional team members.


  • 6 or more years of current administration experience in MS SQL Server.
  • Must possess advanced SQL skills.
  • Expertise in storage, servers, operating systems and application interaction.


  • Experience in Cassandra, Hbase or MongoDB is a big plus.
  • Solid understanding and proficiency in Linux is a big plus.
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following T-SQL, Powershell, Python, Java, C#, linux scripting.