Database Administrator at BillGO (Fort Collins)

| Fort Collins | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: $92,700-$120,000 Annually
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BillGO is looking for a Database Administrator (DBA) to join our DBA team within the Cloud Engineering team. The DBA manages, backs-up, and ensures the availability of the data produced and consumed by BillGO. The DBA is a critical role to ensure the database structure is available to developers and secure from unauthorized access. This role will participate in an on-call rotation.


All other duties as assigned, plus…

  • Manages and designs the RDBMS for cloud-based enterprise environments
  • Assist with SQL performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Tests and documents database disaster recovery procedures
  • Develops and manages tools for performance monitoring and alerting
  • Performs database backups, restores, and recovery
  • Supports data migration and analytics for related services
  • Responds to and resolves database-related outages


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience working with RDBMS, preferably MySQL and Amazon Webservices (AWS)
  • Strong understanding of SQL and query performance
  • Basic knowledge of RDBMS theory and design best practices
  • Linux general administration skills and shell scripting
  • Hands-on experience working with AWS
  • Exposure to non-relational database types such as key/value, document, and in-memory
  • Passion for problem solving and analysis
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Strong desire for continuous learning and development


  • NoSQL database experience (DynamoDB, CosmosDB, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Experience with infrastructure as code (Terraform)
  • Experience with at least one programming language (Java, Python, Go, etc.)

Salary range for this position is $92,700 - $120,000

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An Insider's view of BillGO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I can make a difference at a multitude of levels, from sharing my experience with teammates, to contributing to fantastic team efforts that lead to client and partner success, to learning every day.”


VP, Sales Engineering

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is a constant at BillGO and we're a culture of high performance. We work as a team, we win or fail as a team, we hold each other accountable and we challenge one another to be the best we can possibly be.


Chief Architect

What does career growth look like on your team?

Growth potential is virtually unlimited on my team, and as long as you're willing to invest the time and commitment to learning and growing, you can do and grow into just about any role you set your mind to.


Senior Director, BGX Operations

What is your vision for the company?

Our vision is to be America's Bill Pay platform, along with our purpose to make Bill Pay simple!

And we're relentless about advancing payment systems to accelerate speed, efficiency and security for all!


Co Founder & CEO

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It's unlike any I've ever been a part of. From top to bottom we're a tight knit culture who walks the talk, and whose values are far beyond just writing on the wall. The energy, support and camaraderie are second to none and I love working at BillGO!


Director, Product Management

What are BillGO Perks + Benefits

BillGO Benefits Overview

At BillGO, the benefits, programs and perks are a foundation for our BillGOans to reach their full potential. We start by offering competitive pay above the market average; and provide a quarterly incentive as an external motivator to exceed our goals. We provide a full suite of medical, dental and vision benefits along with a wide selection of ancillary benefits. To inspire your internal motivation, BillGO provides an environment to connect with co-workers both inside and outside of work, learning and development opportunities, and a culture that is focused on our vision and values.

Volunteer in local community
We pay it forward! BillGO is involved with local Food Banks and participates in annual Holiday giving initiatives. We also support local Pet Rescue organizations with our Furry Friends program.
Partners with nonprofits
Community partnership with WomenGive - sponsorship of a family a week for emergency BillPay relief
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
BillGO provides employees with flexible work schedules to accommodate personal or commuting time as needed.
Remote work program
BillGOans work an average of 2 days per week remotely and come into the office for collaboration and team meetings the other 3 days per week.
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
BillGO's management team is highly diverse with a strong representation of various genders, ethnicities, age groups, military personnel etc. and is focused on continuous improvement of our DEI efforts
Mandated unconscious bias training
We continue to provide company-wide learning on unconscious bias, with several other DEI initiatives planned for the coming year.
Diversity manifesto
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Member of and partnership with as well as several other diversity focused communities.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
BillGOans can contribute up to $2850 annually (2022) to their FSA.
Disability insurance
BillGO pays 100% of the cost for both Long-term and Short-term disability. BillGOans also have the option to purchase extra coverage.
Dental insurance
Our dental plan covers up to $5,000 of expenses per year
Vision insurance
BillGO has partnered with VSP, the Nations largest vision insurance provider and offers a copay of $15 for glasses and an allowance of $180 per year for frames.
Health insurance
BillGO offers several great coverage options through United Healthcare, and a highly competitive HSA option (with BillGO contributing $1200 per employee or $2400 per employee + family annually).
Life insurance
BillGO offers $50,000 in basic life insurance to all employees. Additional life insurance coverage is also available.
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
BillGO provides an annual Wellness Event that gives BillGOans an opportunity to measure your personal health through a biometric screen, along with flu or Covid 19 vaccinations.
Mental health benefits
BillGO provides an Employee Assistance Program which offers well-being, emotional, financial, and legal support. We also provide access to the Headspace App for mindfulness, meditations, and fitness.
Financial & Retirement
BillGO provides access to 401(K) retirement benefits to improve the financial outcomes for all BillGOans. We offer a broad selection of investment options and access to financial advisors for support
401(K) matching
BillGO provides a 3% safe harbor contribution to BillGOans each pay period; whether you're contributing or not. The safe harbor contribution is 100% vested from day one!
Company equity
At BillGO, we place real value on employee ownership of the business through stock options, including vesting over a 4-year period.
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
BillGOans are GOOO getters! We offer a quarterly incentive bonus based on successfully achieving our corporate and team goals.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Childcare benefits
We offer a flexible spending account for Dependent Care.
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
BillGO offers up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave per year for any employee eligible under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
BillGO sponsored a family event at the Drive-in; which was a fun time socializing with family, friends and co-workers.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees
Company-sponsored outings
BillGO hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Free daily meals
BillGO employees get free lunch when working in the office.
Free snacks and drinks
BillGO has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and pretty much any requests you'd like to add to the mix.
Company-sponsored happy hours
With all of the fantastic breweries in Northern Colorado, BillGOans frequently take time for a good beer.
Onsite office parking
We offer employees Free on-site parking.
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
We provide relocation assistance to all new hires that are looking to relocate to any of our locations or surrounding areas in Colorado, Washington, or Ohio.
Onsite gym
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
BillGO offers employees professional development opportunities like conferences, workshops, online modules, group virtual training, etc.
Tuition reimbursement
The Lifelong Learning Program provides Assistance up to $10,000 per year plus we pay 100% of tuition, books, and fees for each enrolled course.
Lunch and learns
BillGO hosts lunch and learn meetings every Wednesday
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
BillGO will cover costs for individual and team certifications as need be.

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