Database Administrator

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Job Description

Experience: Senior level

Hello! Are you ready to Work from Home and transform your career?

We're looking for a Database Administrator to join our team at Modus. Want to help our client’s build awesome solutions to accomplish their goals and vision? Are you interested in working from home with some of the best talent on the planet? Then keep reading.

About You

You will be responsible for the performance, integrity and security of a database. You'll be involved in designing, testing, planning, implementing, protecting, operating, managing and maintaining our client's database.

As a Database Administrator, you will be responsible for providing guidance and support to Application Developers, assisting with schema design, code review, SQL query tuning. 

You have worked with remote, globally distributed teams of data architects, database programmers, etc. Your primary focus will be to work directly with the client to monitor database performance, implement changes and apply new patches and versions when required. You will perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity. You will be writing and deploying SQL patches.

You’re experienced with agile methodologies such as Scrum, Kanban. Problem solving and critical thinking is second nature to you. It is required for you to have experience working as a Database Administrator. You have excellent knowledge of data back up, recovery, security, integrity and SQL. Hands-on experience with database standards and end user applications. You are familiar with database design, documentation and coding.

You are comfortable in the cloud environment, specifically with AWS. You have hands-on experience setting up AWS RDS, DynamoDB and Aurora instances. You can deal with relational and non relational databases. You have a sense of the appropriate use case for each. You know how to configure these services in order to achieve high availability and fault tolerance. You had experience setting up databases used for analytics/OLAP.

You have solid organizational and administrative skills, including multi-tasking and time-management and Bachelor’s Degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification.

You love learning. You enjoy playing with new tech and exploring areas that you might not have experience with yet.  You are self-driven, self-learner willing to share knowledge and participate actively in your community.

Having overlap with your team is critical when working in a global remote team. Modus requires all team members to overlap with EST morning hours daily. In addition, reliable high speed internet is a must.

Things You Might Do

Modus is a fast-growing, and remote-first company, so you'll likely get experience on many different projects across the organization. That said, here are some things you'll probably do:

  • Give back to the community via open source and blog posts
  • Travel and meet great people- as part of our remote-first lifestyle, it's important that we come together as needed to work together, meet each other in person and have fun together. Please keep that in mind when you apply.
  • Teach and be taught: Modus creates active teams that work in internal and external projects together, giving opportunities to stay relevant with the latest technologies and learning from experts worldwide
  • Interact directly with internal and external clients to represent Modus and its values

Why Modus Create:

Our Benefits may vary according to the Country you are located in, so please reach out to our recruiter in case you have any questions.

If you become a contractor we offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% Remote work (could vary according to the client's needs)
  • Travel according to client's needs
  • The chance to work side-by-side with thought leaders in emerging tech

Do you have what it takes? Apply today!

About Modus Create

Modus Create is a digital product agency that accelerates digital transformation. We use high performing small teams, emerging technology, and “new school” product development tools and methods to accelerate business outcomes. We support our clients across four core delivery areas: business and product strategy consulting, customer experience, cloud services, and Agile software delivery. 

Driven by a team of world-class talent, we have been recognized by the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies 5 years in a row, the Washington Business Journal list of Fastest Growing Companies in the Washington, DC area two years in a row, and a top company for remote work by FlexJobs. We’re also an official partner to Atlassian, AWS, Cloudflare, GitHub, InVision, Ionic Framework, and Vue.js!

Based on the model of an open source team, Modites work remotely, and are located across the globe. That’s allowed us to hire the best talent in the world, no matter where they live. Our highly collaborative, autonomous, and effective working environment is fueled by a team unified by a love of continuous learning. Our years of thought leadership including books, whitepapers, blog posts, conference and MeetUp talks, demonstrate our commitment to sharing what we’ve learned. 

We encourage every Modus employee to do the same. Our company is a platform for the growth of our employees. Through working with our distributed team of experts on challenging projects, every person that joins the Modus team can expect to continue growing and learning every day. This is your chance to be part of building something great.