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SQL Server DBA & Developer

RemoteUnited States

Job description

** This is an opportunity to join our dynamic team of SQL Server database professionals working together managing environments and implementing interesting projects for our clients. This position is fully remote (indefinitely). **

Emergent Software is seeking a SQL Server DBA & Developer who is a smart, passionate, and detail oriented and enjoys a mix of DBA work and database development using Microsoft SQL Server. A qualified candidate has some knowledge of configuration & managing SQL Server infrastructure and databases and/or a few years of database development experience. Power BI experience a plus. This position is not for senior candidates with many years of experience--this is for someone interested growing in their career as a DBA & database developer. This 100% remote position is for self-starters with good communication skills, work ethic, and the ability to manage work across numerous clients and priorities. 

Highlights & Benefits of working at Emergent Software

  • Work closely with other talented database professionals & software engineers. Our vetting process means you can count on your team members to know what they are talking about.
  • Work from home or work remotely from anywhere you want
  • Flexible work schedule meaning you can work regular hours or whenever you work best
  • Work-life balance is essential and highly valued at Emergent Software. If you choose to work more than 40 hours, you’ll be compensated for the extra work!
  • Work on interesting projects solving complex business problems with custom software.
  • 100 hours per year to focus on your professional development. We invest in your growth!
  • Profit sharing bonus means as we’re successful, you’re successful
  • Excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, FSA, disability, life insurance, and paid parental leave

SQL Server DBA & Developer Required Experience

3-5 years of experience doing SQL Server related work doing some of the following (you are not expected to have extensive experience with all of these tasks):

  • SQL Server installation & configuration in production environments using best practices
  • SQL Server assessments, health checks, performance analysis and security audits
  • Backup & maintenance configuration
  • Monitoring database servers and responding to alerts
  • Database migrations and/or database server consolidations
  • Right-sizing VM for SQL Server
  • Performance tuning databases and long running queries
  • Stored procedure development
  • Availability Group & failover cluster configuration
  • Power BI development
  • SSRS report development
  • ETL development using SSIS
  • Configure Azure SQL databases, elastic pools, and managed instances

Nice to Have Experience

  • Advanced SQL syntax
  • Data warehouse design using star-schema and/or snowflake methodologies
  • Azure Data Factory
  • Red Gate SQL Monitor
  • Qlik Data Integration (formerly Attunity)
  • Alerting configuration in SQL Server Agent
  • Parallelism settings tuning
  • Replication and/or log shipping configuration
  • Virtual machine configuration in VMware and/or Hyper-V
  • Windows clustering configuration
  • Disk and network performance evaluation

Our Vetting Process

At Emergent Software, we work hard to find the best SQL Server database professionals capable of providing robust consulting and high-quality services to our clients. If you think you’re one of those, please understand that the effort put into this by people like yourself helps us be successful in surrounding you with other top-notch engineers. Here are the steps of our vetting process for this position:

  1. Application (5 minutes)
  2. Online Assessment (40-50 minutes)
  3. Initial Phone Interview (30-45 minutes)
  4. At-Home SQL Server Challenge (3-4 hours)
  5. Technical Interview (60-90 minutes)
  6. Job Offer!

Benefits Package Details

  • Medical Insurance: up to 90% of your monthly medical premium (HSA options available)
  • Dental & Vision Insurance: up to 50% of your monthly dental and vision premium costs
  • 401(k) plan: company match up to 4% of salary
  • Profit sharing bonus: up to 15% of salary paid quarterly
  • Extra compensation: for extra hours, off-hours work, and customer referrals
  • Flex Spending Account (FSA) for Dependent Care & Healthcare Costs
  • Short Term Disability: $500/week for 12 weeks
  • Long Term Disability: up to $6,000/month
  • Group term life and AD&D insurance: $50k
  • PTO, standard holidays, 2 floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave: 2 weeks
  • Staff development program: 100 hours/year plus training costs

About Emergent Software

Emergent Software is a fast-growing software development and consulting company serving clients across the country and beyond. We are building a team of talented software engineers, database architects, UX designers and project managers capable of developing high quality custom software services for our clients.

We are a remote-first company
From our inception, we offered a remote-friendly culture supporting work flexibility beyond the norm. When the pandemic of 2020 hit, all we had to do was clean out the fridge and the shift to working fully remote began. Seeing this as an opportunity, we shifted to being a remote-first company and hiring people from anywhere. We still offer that Minnesota-nice, Midwest friendly attitude but now with people all over treated the same whether they know what the skyway system is or not.

Your career grows with us
Working with talented engineers on interesting projects makes this an engaging work environment for people passionate about software development. Learning by working directly with our experienced team, utilizing our staff development program, and solving complex problems on a variety of project provide ample long-term career development opportunities.

At Emergent Software, your ideas will be heard, you will grow exponentially as a master of your craft, and you will enjoy working other dedicated team members to deliver software solutions for our clients.

Check out what others say
Check us out on Glassdoor to see how employees enjoy our remote working structure, flexible hours, profit sharing program, and more!

Job requirements

In this role, you'll work with senior consultants to perform SQL Server DBA work including assessments, manage environments, perform best practice installations & configuration as well as SQL Server development projects including ETL, reporting/business intelligence, data warehousing, database design, and query performance tuning. See the job description for requirements.

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