Database Administrator

| Austin

Database Administrator

Job Description

Database Administrator


LegalZoom’s Data Services team serves as the backbone supporting all the backend systems needed to bring modern applications to market in a dynamic and fast paced environment. We work on the latest Database Technologies and team members are encouraged to embody agile practices in order to deliver value to our customers. Come join us, and be part of this great journey.



Primary responsibilities for this role would involve heavily around Database Administration, and also maintenance of other data platforms such as ETL (Informatica, SSIS) and BI/Reporting (Tableau, SSRS). LZ’s primary database platform is MSSQL, but there is a need to support DB platforms such as Oracle, Cassandra, MongoDB and MySQL. This role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with the SLAs, establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their requests, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within the established timeframes.


What you’ll do:


  • Owning, tracking and resolving data platform (databases, reporting and ETL systems) related incidents and requests
  • Fulfilling requests and resolving incidents within SLAs,
  • Reviewing service related reports (eg: database backups, maintenance, monitoring) on a daily basis to ensure service issues are identified/resolved within established SLAs
  • Responding to database related alerts and escalations and working with database engineering to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems.




  • 3+ years of solid experience in MS SQL Server 2008, 2012 and 2014 Administration
  • Knowledge of ORACLE, Cassandra, MySQL, MongoDB desirable
  • Willing to learn and be trained on Informatica and/or Tableau configuration and administration
  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
  • Experience with SSIS, SSRS, backups, restores and recovery models.
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server.
  • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts.
  • Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics.
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and proper disk configurations.
  • Good communication and documentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Datawarehousing, ETL and Business Intelligence concepts
  • Ability to be part of a 24x7 on-call rotation for after hour and weekend production support.
  • Open to learn/embrace new technologies
  • Experience with supporting e-commerce based systems
  • Minimum travel involved
  • Certification is a plus; MCTS, MCITP, MVP


LegalZoom is an Equal Opportunity Employer, dedicated to diversity.


Job Location
Austin, Texas, United States
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9900 Spectrum Dr, Austin, TX 78717
9900 Spectrum Dr, Austin, TX 78717

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