Database Administrator

Upside Business Travel
Washington, DC
Apr 17, 2018
Apr 18, 2018
Full Time
We are an ambitious, well-funded startup with plans to change a $1 trillion-dollar global industry. This is no ordinary startup. We have a proven management team that has done it before, done it before together, and done it before in the travel industry. The company is overflowing with fiercely intelligent people who have tons of energy and an upbeat view of the future. We all act like owners and we get a huge kick out doing great work and doing it fast. We like it even more when we come up with a fresh way to solve a problem. Above all, we are devoted to solving customer problems, because that's at the center of everything of we do.ABOUT YOU You know DB schemas so well you can suggest improvements to existing database designs to structure the data for more efficient data management and access. Deep understanding of database programming with SQL and vendor variants like T-SQL and/or PL/SQL. Solid grasp of relational database theory and operations. You are someone who is comfortable making data updates to content as well as table schemas. You are familiar with database management tools, such as Liquibase or Flyway. You can troubleshoot current database functionality and identify, recommend, and build or implement enhancements that meet business needs, including leading data design reviews, assessments, and walkthroughs. You are detail oriented and able to independently follow up on action items and commit to deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Experience with Amazon Web Service (AWS) is desired but not required. Experience with Git is desired but not required. ABOUT THE GIG Help us update our database to support frequent product changes that occur in our fast paced environment. Support data requests from various teams. Analyze and develop database architecture and supporting documentation, such as data dictionaries. Optimize queries to the database. Build/maintain a database management tool suite to assist in tracking changes and diagnosing problems. ABOUT ENGINEERING AT UPSIDE We love to ship. We're completely on the CI/CD train, shipping code multiple times a day. We've developed a clustered container environment in AWS using Docker and Kubernetes to manage dozens of microservices written primarily in Node and Go. Our web frontend is written in React/Redux and we're building native iOS and Android apps that take full advantage of the powerful platforms they run on. ** ABOUT US We are positive, passionate, playful, and always pushing to be better. Our team is a hodgepodge of challenge seekers, travel gurus, startup junkies, and data-miners who see the big picture. YOU WANT TO TALK TO US IF . You are motivated by disrupting the norm.. You have a great sense of humor and take your profession seriously, but not yourself.. Your entrepreneurial spirit drives your bias for action.. You are all about constructive feedback - you can dish it out and you can take it.. You thrive in the frenetic energy of a startup. WHAT WE OFFER . Competitive salary + equity. Full health, vision, and dental coverage. 401K plan. Open paid time off. Impromptu Nerf gun battles Upside Travel is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of all backgrounds, genders, ethnicities, abilities, and sexual orientations to apply. We are committed to being an inclusive place to work, while maintaining a workforce that represents the communities we serve.

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