Database Administrator

| Baltimore, MD, USA | Hybrid
Employer Provided Salary: 125,000-125,000 Annually
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About Flywheel 

Flywheel’s suite of digital commerce solutions accelerate growth across all major digital marketplaces for the world’s leading brands. We give clients access to near real-time performance measurement and improve sales, share, and profit. With teams across the Americas, Europe and APAC, we offer a career with real impact, endless growth opportunities and the support you need to be the best you can be.

The Opportunity 

As a Database Administrator on our team you will be responsible for maintaining Flywheel's data ingestion, transformation, transactional and data warehousing needs. This role is essential to help support Flywheel’s exponential growth. Responsiveness and willingness to solution new ideas is a key to the success of this position. Willingness to own an issue and see it through to completion is a core competency that will make you successful within Flywheel. This position will require a highly energetic, quick learner, who is looking to be challenged.

What You Will Do:

  • Management of Tools: Manage/Install/Upgrade database systems(RedShift, SQL Server, MySQL,PostgreSQL ) to ensure that all systems are patched, configured and running optimallyLead the technology strategies from a database perspective to align to the Flywheel technology standards
  • Manage the backup and recovery procedures for all systems to protect client information
  • Manage and mentor team of DBA’s on and off-shore to ensure timelines are met and quality is measured
  • Oversee the data board within JIRA and provide proper estimates for ideation through execution
  • Drive secure solutions that perform well and scale with the organization, with a strong point of view on how things should get done
  • Drive standardization on software solutions being implemented for data storage for all ETL processing. Eliminate the redundancy in tools(ie R, Python, SSIS, Glue, Knime, Data pipeline) and bring the right solutions for the right capabilityUtilize Athena for query execution and analysis on data stored in various formats in S3, optimize data retrieval and processing
  • Implement/ troubleshoot for Glue automated ETL workflows, streamlining data integration process and improving efficiency
  • Familiar with how airflow works and able to Orchestrate or monitor the DAGs that are running in different environments
  • Familiar with Docker and how the architecture works, to facilitate consistent deployment and scalability across different infrastructures
  • Familiar with Advance features of Redshift, specially WLM, AQUA node, Unload optimization and query optimization

  • Experience with DMS and how it works, to be able to configure or troubleshoot any issue.
  • Experience with Advance SQL server clustering concepts like Always on replication, Replication groups, seeding data between replication, troubleshoot replication issues
  • Technical Leadership/Architecture: Mentor and manage junior resources
  • Tasking resources to drive completion to tasks
  • Determine the right data strategy for loading data efficiently and accurately
  • Determine the right place for a data source to be stored to be used optimally
  • Determine where data sets should be loaded for application use or reporting use. Architect the proper data model for Application performance and reporting visualization
  • Document the data model/Dictionary to enable a team of analysts
  • Oversee data security and best in class data access protection procedures are in place
  • Development: Identify poorly running SQL and made changes to SQL or business process to correct issuesCreate custom monitoring jobs to keep database performance statistics and project future growth
  • Lead team for creation of ETL to integrate disparate data sources into S3 and then into either Mysql or into Redshift.Establish KPIS that drive proactive monitoring across all systems
  • Determine an archive strategy for all data that will encompass a hot, warm, cold data strategy
  • As it becomes costlier to store data in RedShift, we need to determine what data should be kept there for fast retrieval and then determine what data needs to be available at a more cost-effective option
  • Troubleshoot and root cause all data delays and inaccuracies to provide proactive monitoring and automation is in place

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in IT-related field
  • 8-12 years of database administration experience 
  • Database Administration
  • Cloud based technologies
  • Data modelling
  • Data Security/Governance
  • Big Data Concepts
  • AWS technologies
  • Sprint Planning/Development using JIRA

Flywheel is committed to fair and equitable compensation practices, actual salary will be determined based on geography & level of experience. The current range is calculated in USD, for other global locations please connect with your Recruiter.

Working at Flywheel

We are proud to offer all Flywheelers a competitive rewards package and unparalleled career growth opportunities and a supportive, fun and engaging culture. 

• We have office hubs across the globe where team members can go to feel productive, inspired, and connected to others - team members go into Hub Offices 3x a week

• Flexible time off policy

• Great learning and development opportunities

• Generous Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance plans

• 401K Savings Incentive Plan & Flexible Spending Accounts

• Volunteering opportunities

• Learn more about us here: Life at Flywheel

The Interview Process:

Every role starts the same, an introductory call with someone from our Talent Acquisition team. We will be looking for company and values-fit as well as your professional experience; there may be some technical role-specific questions during this call.

Every role is different after the initial call, but you can expect to meet several people from the team 1:1 and there might be further skill assessments in the form of a Take Home Assignment/Case Study Presentation or Pair Programming/Live Coding exercise depending on the role. In your initial call, we will walk you through exactly what to expect the process to be.

Inclusive Workforce

At Flywheel, our goal is to create a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable in bringing their authentic selves to work. We want all Flywheel people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Flywheel is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment. We do not discriminate based upon race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the application and interview process, please let us know at [email protected] so that we can support you.

Please note, We do not accept unsolicited resumes.

IMPORTANT ALERT: Please beware of fraudulent job communications from individuals falsely claiming to be from Flywheel. We've identified fraudulent activity through social media and messaging services purporting to be from Flywheel requesting payments for job- and recruitment-related expenses. Flywheel never asks candidates for personal information such as bank account data or tax IDs nor payments via social media or chat-based applications. Report suspected fraud to local authorities immediately. To learn more, click here.


More Information on Flywheel Infotech
Flywheel Infotech operates in the Cloud industry. The company is located in , Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Flywheel Infotech was founded in 2001. It has 10 total employees. To see all jobs at Flywheel Infotech, click here.
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