Database Administrator

| Philadelphia, PA, USA | Hybrid
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The FreedomPay Commerce Platform is the technology of choice for many of the largest companies across the globe in retail, hospitality, lodging, gaming, sports and entertainment, foodservice, education, healthcare and financial services. FreedomPay’s technology has been purposely built to deliver rock solid performance in the highly complex environment of global commerce. The company maintains a world-class security environment and was first to earn the coveted validation by the PCI Security Standards Council against Point-to-Point Encryption with EMV standard in North America. FreedomPay’s robust solutions across payments, security, identity and data analytics are available in-store, online and on-mobile and are supported by rapid API adoption. The award winning FreedomPay Commerce Platform operates on a single, unified technology stack across multiple continents allowing enterprises to deliver a consistent, repeatable experience on a global scale. FreedomPay is a fast paced, high growth company with a great culture with competitive benefits and compensation with a business casual atmosphere.

We're seeking a senior level database engineer to join our team. As part of this role, you'll contribute to the maintenance and optimization of our database systems, ensuring their reliability and performance. Responsibilities include database administration, monitoring, and troubleshooting to support our operations. The ideal candidate will have experience with SQL Server and a strong understanding of database management principles. This position offers the opportunity to work closely with a dynamic team in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Minimum Required Knowledge & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science or software engineering from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience. 
  • 6 or more years administering SQL Server on standalone or clustered servers with tasks including database backups, agent job management, provisioning security, installation, patching, and configuration4 or more years creating and modify databases and database objects
  • 6 or more years supporting a production environment, working as part of an on-call rotation, and supporting off hour releases
  • Deep experience with SQL 2014+, always on high availability groups: creation, configuration, administration, failing over, etc.
  • Production level experience implementing and administering multiple instances with the following SQL Server features: transactional replication, log shipping, high availability groups, agent jobs, and database security
  • Installing and configuring SQL Server’s services including reporting services, integration services, and engine service
  • Deep experience in authoring your own and tuning other’s SQL/T-SQL; explains mechanics and benefits of recommendations
  • Deploying and administering SSIS packages, troubleshooting execution issues including analyzing package, and making appropriate changes
  • Installing, configuring, administering, and troubleshooting SQL Server reporting services
  • Experience owning/managing complex multi-instance environments at all levels (Production, UAT, QA, Dev), including mentoring/managing other DBA’s
  • Experience with high volume, large databases. Our systems do over a billion transactions yearly.

Personal Attributes

  • Self-starter, highly motivated, continuous improvement attitude
  • Learn and apply new technologies in a timely and pragmatic way
  • Employs mature problem solving skills; understanding the problem, breaking down complex issues, researching, developing solutions, evaluating alternatives through research and testing, etc.
  • Communicates effectively (sources information and communicates points) both verbally and in-writing
  • Executes tasks as directed and knows how to engage team members to resolve questions
  • Can plan complex tasks, and document and explain plans.
  • Willingness to be on a shared on-call rotation, nights/weekends and jumping in as needed with level 3 escalations
  • Interested in new technology, database systems and tools, with proactive research to bring proposals to the team for new technology directions and solutions
  • Must pass a criminal background check and drug testing

As the fastest growing commerce company in the industry, we offer the opportunity for tremendous upward mobility within the company as well as development and professional growth opportunities. FreedomPay's fulltime roles provide exceptional benefits including medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage, Life Insurance, Retirement Plans with company match, commission sharing plan, flexible hybrid working environment, and great parental and other leave programs. All positions must be able to successfully pass a background check as well as a credit check.

More Information on FreedomPay
FreedomPay operates in the Payments industry. The company is located in Philadelphia, PA. FreedomPay was founded in 2000. It has 259 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 17 open jobs at FreedomPay, click here.
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