SQL Database Manager/Administrator

Aug 12, 2019 2:01:00 PM

CobbleStone Software is looking for a dynamic addition to their fast-growing IT department.  This candidate will join a results-oriented, fun environment with responsibilities ranging across multiple aspects of the business.  This is a challenging technical position which requires advanced troubleshooting and communication skills with the ability to resolve issues quickly and independently.

The SQL server database administrator is responsible for a range of support, installation, monitoring, performance optimization, audit, and troubleshooting activities under the supervision of the IT Director.  The ability to learn new skills quickly, work independently, have strong troubleshooting skills, be well organized, and possess great communication skills to clearly communicate and understand requirements are required for this position.


The duties and responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Installing and upgrading database server(s) and/or application tools.
  • Install new databases, maintain existing databases, and transfer data between databases as needed.
  • Creating and managing databases, user accounts, permissions, etc.
  • Monitoring and optimizing performance of databases.
  • Maintain results of database(s) by setting and enforcing standards and controls.
  • Ensuring compliance with database security through policies, procedures and controls.
  • Managing backup and recovery strategy for the databases and regular testing and auditing.
  • Migrating databases to new hardware and new versions of software.
  • Providing technical support for both CobbleStone Software databases and related applications.
  • Creating reports by querying from databases as needed/required.
  • Review and audit SQL Server(s) and database(s) event logs and performance metrics.
  • Assisting with security audits.


Varied technical knowledge and skills required in the following areas:

  • Knowledge and use of data maintenance.
  • Knowledge and use of database reporting and querying.
  • Knowledge and use of SQL tuning/optimizing.
  • Knowledge and use of data security.
  • Knowledge and use of database backup and recovery.
  • Knowledge and use of database management.
  • Knowledge and use of help desk or ticketing software.
  • Knowledge or use of Microsoft 365 and OneDrive.
  • Microsoft office productivity software tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge or use of online meeting tools (such as WebEx and GoToMeeting).
  • Use of online or web-based systems.
  • Knowledge of Qualys, SOPHOS, and DataDog a plus.
  • *Microsoft SQL Server MCSE (data platform and business intelligence) certification is a plus.


Varied general knowledge and skills required in the following areas:

  • Knowledge and use of help desk or ticketing software.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation.
  • Proven analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Promoting Process Improvement.
  • Presenting Technical Information.
  • Highly motivated self-starter capable of working independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal and human relations skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • Able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel.
  • Able to work with people of varied technical backgrounds and management levels.
  • Technical writing and documentation experience.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with multiple deadlines.


  • Must be able to legally work in the United States. 
  • Must have excellent English communication skills.
  • A Bachelor of Science degree, technical certification - OR- equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience as a DBA/database manager, preferred in the Information Technology Industry.
  • Job Type: Full-time


Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected status.

Please email resumes to resumes[at]cobblestonesoftware.com