Ingenia Talent Solutions is hiring a

SQL Database Administrator - Profitect

Boston, United States
Full-Time

INGENIA | Talent Solutions has been retained to assist Profitect on the search & selection of a SQL Database Administrator based in Waltham, MA

Welcome to the future of retail and the new world of analytics! Profitect is the leading provider of prescriptive analytics, offering a suite of solutions to help retailers easily understand and act on their data.  These actions replace traditional reporting to ensure improved sales and profitability. Instead of sending someone a report to analyze, just tell them the opportunity and prescribe the actions they should take. It’s that simple.

We are seeking a well-rounded Database Administrator to work on the development of Profitect’s flagship product. And somebody like you who can think ahead. Today, it is about SQL. Tomorrow, Machine Learning?  The cutting edge, innovative environment, combined with continued company growth provide a great opportunities to grow your career.

WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER WORKING FOR PROFITECT

You will be a part of a success story by:
 
- Building innovative, cutting-edge UI from the ground up – not a legacy
- Working in a fast-paced, collaborative, entrepreneurial environment
- Leading the pack in Predictive Analytics – Profitect is changing the way retail business is being done
 
WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING ON A DAILY BASIS

You will work on the development of Profitect’s flagship product, designing database and schema, developing and maintaining stored procedures, conducting performance optimizations and supporting production databases (issue resolution). Going more granular, you will…
 
Administer
o   Production databases and work on the database design for new releases
 Work on the development of Profitect’s flagship product
o   Design database and schema, developing and maintaining stored procedures and conducting performance optimizations
Plan capacity
Install
o   Design, install, construct, support, and manage SQL Servers databases in grouped and standalone environments
Monitor and support production databases (issue resolution)
o   Query performance monitoring
o   Query optimizations
o   Updating statistics, monitoring database health
Deploy new releases to cloud environment
o   Data migration
Security
Troubleshooting

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a SQL DBA who:

-Thrives in a start-up environment
-Loves technology
-Who has the tools and technical skills to hit the ground running

EXPERIENCE
2+ years of SQL Database administration experience (SQL Server performance tuning and query monitoring)
Experience working with developers on both SQL / MDX 

EDUCATION
Required
- Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience
Desired 
- Master’s degree in Computer Science with relevant SQL Database Administration experience

KNOWLEDGE
Database theory
Database design – logical & physical modelling
RDBMS – SQL Server, Oracle
SQL – T-SQL, Store procedures
Distributed Computer Architectures
Operating Systems – Windows, Linux
Storage / Networking systems

TECHNICAL SKILLS
Required
Database design
SQL Server, Oracle
SQL
Developed & maintained stored procedures
MDX writing and performance tunning on both SQL & SSAe
Windows, Linux
Storage / Networking systems

Desired
Microsoft Azure
Hadoop
Machine Learning
SQL Server Analysis Services

BEHAVIORAL PREFERENCES
People & Relationships
o Communicative - communicates openly with others, including clients if needed; can maintain relationships, prefers working in a team
o Supportive – is helpful, develops and encourages others, devotes time to helping people in difficulties
Tasks & Projects
o Analytical - problem solver with relevant information at their finger tips
o Creative – always seeking and generating new ideas, with an active imagination, readily embraces radical ideas and approaches
o Conceptual – develops a strategy, is a “visionary”, understands different perspectives on complex issues.
Drives & Emotions
o Decisive & Action Oriented – Has a high level of energy and stamina, know how to get things done and do them, able to create solutions even when short of information, enjoys fast pace of work.
o Achievement Oriented – Motivated by achievement and ambition. Wants to succeed against all odds. 

OTHER RELEVANT TRAITS
Collaborative
Learning & Improving
Seeking & Embracing Change