OkCupid is hiring a

Senior Database Administrator

Vancouver, Canada

Plentyoffish Media, the world leader in online dating with an ever-increasing 100 million members is looking for a Senior DBA to join our team for a 6 month contract.

This is a rare opportunity to work with highly experienced, driven professionals and cutting edge technology with an impressively unparalleled and challenging scale.

So, what will you do?

  • Create and maintain maintenance plans, performance tuning, advice programmers on improving schemas
  • Plan and establish technology roadmaps, product goals, and development strategies
  • Participate in a highly collaborative environment, we want you to share your expertise, making everyone else better and facilitating constant learning
  • Proactively monitor 24/7 mission critical servers

What does our ideal candidate look like?

  • 7+ Years of experience as a DBA
  • SQL Server 2008 database administration tasks
  • Transact SQL (TSQL)
  • Command level experience with SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2
  • Experience with SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Management Studio
  • SQL Server HA (high availability)
  • SQL Server Replication
  • SQL Server Database Mirroring
  • Windows and SQL Server Clustering
  • New database installations
  • Database monitoring performance tuning
  • Backups and recovery
  • Database monitoring
  • Server and database security
  • Index management and optimization
  • Experience in developing functions and stored procedures
  • Capable of multitasking and ability to manage projects
  • Experience in the social networking, dating, or other subscription-based business is a plus
  • Bonus points for SQL Server 2012/2014 experience

What's it like to work at Plentyoffish?

  • We have a fun and casual culture
  • Our office is stocked with snacks and beverages
  • Everyone at POF gets to take their Birthday off
  • Great downtown location with easy access to transit
  • Awesome state-of-the-art office with fantastic views

To apply please visit: http://www.pof.com/careers/default.aspx 

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