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SQL Server Database Administrator at QGenda

Application Deadline Salary Range Job Type
December 31st, 2022 From 7,000 US$ - 10,000 US$ per month Full Time
Location Availability Skills Years of Experience
United States of America (USA) Database Administration, Database Schema, Microsoft SQL Server, database security, AWS 3+
Job published on January 25th, 2022
  • Title: SQL Server Database Administrator
  • Classification (FLSA): Exempt
  • Position type: Full time
  • Reports to: Principal SQL Server Database Administrator


QGenda is a fast growing Atlanta-based healthcare software company, with an amazing corporate culture, where we strive to be the best place to be a customer. Our software is used by thousands of hospital departments around the world to automatically generate the most optimized physician work schedules to accommodate complex business rules and accurately schedule the appropriate medical provider based on their skill level, specialty, availability, and preferences.

As a SQL Server Database Administrator you will work closely with our Development and Site Reliability Teams to build new features, monitor and ensure performance, lead schema refactoring efforts, and assist in best practices for database design.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensure Database Health, Uptime, and Performance
    • Utilize consistent and robust monitoring tools to ensure high availability
    • Conduct performance baselines and continually audit for schema improvements
    • Troubleshoot any performance anomalies and respond to high priority issues
  • Assist in Development Operations
    • Participate in code reviews to ensure new features utilize a robust and scalable schema
    • Train and advise the development team on best practices, indexes, query plans, etc.
    • Take an active role in continuous performance tuning initiatives
  • Spearhead and Own Database Projects
    • Review and recommend processes around backup/restore, table compression, partitioning, ERD, automation, etc.
    • Establish reporting, BI, and data warehousing capabilities of the databases
  • Assure High Security
    • Establish best practices for database auditing
    • Ensure sensitive information is properly categorized, stored, and transferred
    • Review and install the latest security patches


  • 3-5+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server, with a combination of administration and development
  • Knowledge of best practices in database design and performance optimization of SQL Server databases, query plans, T-SQL, profiler, and monitoring tools
  • Experience with cloud-based SaaS solutions, especially utilizing AWS technologies preferred
  • Experience with database mirroring, backup strategies, and disaster recovery approaches
  • Bachelor’s degree specializing in computing, engineering, or related field
  • Understanding of Agile development processes
  • Understanding of ORM concepts and applying database object changes through code migrations
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills and upbeat personality

Education / Professional Certifications or Licenses Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent industry experience

Work Environment / Physical demands/ Travel Requirements:

  • Computer-based work environment.
  • Sitting and standing for extended periods
  • Lifting of 5 – 10 pounds

Benefits and Perks

Great Benefits & Culture

  • Full Health and Dental (QGenda pays 100% of the individual premiums)
  • Cell phone expense reimbursement
  • Short-term disability
  • Employee-centric work culture
  • Work remotely when needed
  • 3 “Flex Hours” per week
  • Relaxed vacation policy
  • Company outings
  • Costco membership
  • Casual dress
  • Opportunity to be part of a fast growing software company with hundreds of customers and thousands of users around the world.

QGenda is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability or genetic information, military status, status as a disabled or other protected veteran or any other protected status under applicable law.

Interested? Apply now!

You have until December 31st, 2022 to apply.

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