Principal SQL DBA

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Job Description

Come join one of the most talented and fastest growing DBA teams in Austin where there is no end to the learning opportunities available to you. As the architect of the SQL Server platform you will be responsible and comfortable driving the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server systems to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our customer facing applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. In this role you will be the face and advocate for SQL server at Q2 and helping the organization mature its best practices when dealing with SQL databases. The ability to troubleshoot and solve advanced SQL performance issues, automate complex tasks, and write custom solutions to problems will be critical to the success of this role.

Responsibilities

  • Help establish standards and practices to configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Help us onboard and operationalize new businesses brought on by acquisition in order to bring them up to our standard and ensure that they can scale.
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Identify new opportunities and help refine automation of regular processes, track issues, and document changes.
  • Work in an Agile Scrum model.
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
  • Expert in troubleshooting performance issues.
  • Join the on call rotation with other DBAs.
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 15+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience required
  • Expert T-SQL and scripting skills.
  • Expert knowledge of Query Optimizer and query performance tuning
  • Knowledge of SQL Server Internals, wait types, scheduling, etc.
  • Expert knowledge of query parallelism and worker thread utilization
  • Expert knowledge of AlwaysOn.
  • Expert knowledge in Windows Clustering
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently is critical.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams
  • MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications a plus
  • Postgres and MySQL experience a plus
  • .NET or other object oriented development experience a big plus.

At Q2, our goal is to be a diverse and inclusive workforce that fosters mutual respect for our employees and the communities we serve. Q2 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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Location

Our HQ is in North Austin, near Lakeline Mall area with easy access to multiple highways and the Toll road.

An Insider's view of Q2

What are some social events your company does?

We host a variety of fun events appealing to our community of interest groups, ranging from an annual Dodgeball tournament benefiting JDRF Austin, to celebrating Diwali, to quarterly culture events following our townhalls that include something for everyone!

Kelley

Sr. Community & Culture Champion

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I started on Helpdesk, after 2 years got training and certification as Salesforce Administrator, now working in that role at Q2.

Andy

Salesforce Admin.

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I had no idea when I decided to come to Q2 how much fun working here would be. While we work hard to drive big results, we also find opportunities to have a great time. This is the first work environment where I truly feel that I have found a supportive work family.

Taylor

HR Business Partner

What are Q2 Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications
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