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Berean Group is seeking a SQL Database Administrator

Location: Santa Monica, CA
Duration: Full-time
Note: US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. We are unable to sponsor H1b candidates at this time.

Roles and Responsibilities:

We are looking for a high energy ?techy? who will help drive the database elements surrounding our proprietary LAMP order management systems. This position will report to the Director, Software Development and work with our developers and network admins to help define solutions and architecture, assist the team with problems and technical roadblocks and help drive the execution of our increasingly Agile SDLC. MySQL Database Administrator is responsible for the following:

  • Being part of a team that builds great software and improves the systems we already have
  • Install, configure, monitor and maintain databases in the production, development, and quality assurance environments
  • Implement solutions for database performance monitoring and tuning
  • Recommend operational efficiencies, eliminate duplicate work efforts and remove unnecessary complexities; create and implement new procedures and workflows
  • Process database change requests, including the creation and modification of databases, tables, views, stored procedures, triggers, jobs, etc. in accordance with change control policies
  • Work outside of normal business hours as required for completing projects, working on deployments and resolving system outages
  • Utilize an understanding of Agile management to help the team with all release and configuration related tasks around software builds into preproduction and production environments.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer science or equivalent, with more than 6 years of experience
  • 3-5 years experience in MySQL, Linux, and various scripting languages
  • Additional knowledge with PostgreSQL, MS SQL, and/or MongoDB is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of administration, replication, backup and restore of relational databases
  • Solid understanding of load balancing and high volume, high availability environments
  • Knowledge of SDLC and project management methodologies, especially Agile and bonus points if you know JIRA
  • Must be funny, seriously; it?s a deal breaker
  • Database maintenance and development, coordination, and execution skills
  • Able to analyze and review current functionality to determine potential areas of improvement
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to enjoy what you do and a true love of databases to solve challenging problems
  • Demonstrate excellent communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Strong work ethic with good time management with ability to work with diverse teams and lead meetings
  • Did we mention be funny?


More than just great engineers, we want to hire great people. We are going to be spending a LOT of time together, so we want you to know our expectations up front:

  • Smart, quick learner ? we have lots of code
  • Gets things done ? efficient and organized
  • We?re a team ? so everybody does the dishes, no lone rangers here
  • Excited to work on projects with lots of unknowns and designing elegant and maintainable systems
  • Enjoy the occasional night out, office banter, and cornucopia of food trucks