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Sr. Database Administrator - Top Gaming Studio

Sr. Database Administrator - Top Gaming Studio

Job Info

Category: Database
Company Description: The Most Well Known Gaming Company in the World
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location: San Diego-CA
Job Number: 8821

Job Description

Our client is seeking a Sr. DBA to join our award-winning development team. Your primary role will be architecting and operating the databases that play a vital role in the support of critical platforms and services. You should have prior experience in database operations, design and architecture, administration (monitoring and proactive maintenance, tuning and backup and recovery). 

The ideal candidate will have a passion for database engines and developing a deep expertise in database internals and systems integration. The DBA must possess strong ownership qualities and be service oriented. Experience in the game industry is not required, but a passion for gaming is a huge plus.


  • Installation, architecture, and configuration of MS SQL 2014 & 2016.
  • Proactive and reactive performance tuning.
  • Participation in ongoing SQL development projects.
  • Physical data modelling.
  • Developing SSIS and other ETL solutions to analytical platforms.
  • Issue detection and resolution.
  • Development of automation and scripts to perform proactive maintenance.
  • Participate in 24/7 operations via on call rotation schedule.
  • Backup and recovery.
  • Provide guidance to engineers, architects and additional team members.
  • Strong knowledge of deployments and source control.
  • Documentation skills for processes and procedures.


  • Six or more years of current administration experience in MS SQL Server.
  • Must possess advanced SQL skills.
  • Proficiency in TSQL.
  • Expertise in storage, servers, operating systems and application interaction.
  • A sense of ownership, initiative and drive.
  • Experience in MongoDB, Hadoop, Vertica or Redis is a big plus.
  • Solid understanding and proficiency in Linux is a big plus.
  • Passion for video games is a plus.

Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Kennan McMillan

Kennan McMillan

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