Database Administrator

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About the role:

Limeade is looking for an experienced Database Administrator to join our IT Ops team. This position will be supporting our business intelligence and production database environments while working alongside our development teams. The Database Administrator will support Tableau Server and all aspects of administration of Tableau and SQL Server. Experience with Open Source and cloud experience with a focus in AWS is a plus as we will soon be doing big data analysis with cloud based infrastructure and open source applications.


  • Have a passion for data and helping others learn more about database systems
  • Administer all aspects of database servers, including applying patches, upgrading or migrating, and planning for appropriate capacity
  • Ability to find and make recommendations for improving performance in code, database and server configuration, and indexing
  • Monitor, maintain, troubleshoot, and performance tune SQL ETL processes
  • Expertise in database server internals and best practices for database architecture and physical data modeling
  • Maintain service level agreements for performance and reliability requirements for new and existing applications
  • Assist the team in deciding which open source database platform(s) to utilize
  • Ability to code complex SQL statements
  • Experience supporting Kimball data warehouse techniques.
  • Support experience in big data environment or desire to learn that includes cloud infrastructure running on Linux
  • Experience working in Agile development environment with source control and multiple environments
  • Develop and maintain a high proficiency in written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to work independently and as a team-player, meeting deadlines and expectations
  • Review existing processes and recommend changes or institute new processes
  • Generate high-quality project documentation, such as data models, implementation plans, design documents, etc.
  • Provide technical escalation and be on call via pager during designated periods
  • Stay abreast of industry best practices and new methods and technologies, and constantly update our own practices to take advantage of these new methods and technologies


  • Ability to demonstrate our values in an on-going and consistent way
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent years of work experience
  • 1-3 years of experience supporting BI tools like Tableau Server
  • 3-5 years of experience implementing, maintaining and architecting database solutions
  • Experience automating repetitive tasks with SQL, PowerShell, C#, and/or Python, Bash, etc. Must be proficient at the command line
  • Experience designing, implementing, and maintaining SQL databases in a SaaS or e-Commerce environment
  • Experience with cloud-based big-data warehouse services such as Redshift, AWS and Azure data lake a plus
  • Expertise in MS SQL Server with some exposure to 2012+ versions, including typical DBA operations and query optimization via code refactoring, indexing, and partitioning
  • Server configuration and tuning, backup and recovery, index maintenance, performance tuning, and indexes
  • Solid understanding of security concepts, principles and practices in a HIPAA or other equally stringent environment
  • OLTP and OLAP support and design experience
  • Experience with distributed columnar databases a plus


Limeade provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Limeade will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.