• Expert DBA

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(9/27/2018 3:13 PM)
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    Practice Fusion/Allscripts is expanding our Database Operations team. We're hiring a passionate DBA who can bring strong expertise to help support our on-premise/Amazon EC2 database platforms and relational database technologies (SQL Server/PostgreSQL/MongoDB).

    The position requires a team player for a small elite DB Ops group responsible for designing, building, scaling and supporting Practice Fusion’s NoSQL and RDBMS platforms. You will collaborate with the broader SaaS Ops, Data Architecture and Engineering/DevOps teams to deliver solutions in support of our mission of “Connecting doctors, patients, and data to drive better health and save lives”.


    Bring both relational and non-relational chops to help us build and maintain our SaaS data stores both on-premises and in the cloud (AWS).

    Ensure the continuous availability of our mission critical systems.

    Help manage all aspects of our AWS instances and EBS storage backing our cloud platforms.


    Conquer the day-to-day operational aspects of our systems:

    • Performance monitoring/tuning
    • Backup strategies for sharded clusters
    • HA/DR strategies
    • AWS multi-region replica set replication
    • Query tuning
    • AWS instance/storage design, provisioning and performance monitoring
      Automate routine tasks with your own scripts and open-source tools


    Academic and professional qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related discipline

    • 3+ years of solid experience with scaling at least one of the following

      • SQL Server

      • MongoDB

      • PostgreSQL



    • Amazon EC2/RDS proficiency
    • Scripting abilities
    • Strong Linux system administration proficiency.
    • Experience with large, high volume, mission critical environments SaaS environments
    • Passionate about solving business data problems]
    • Someone who thrives in a rapid paced environment and loves new challenges
    • Incredibly detail oriented and thorough
    • Experience in an Agile or Scrum Environment¬


    Travel requirements

    Depends upon the project/program needs


    Working arrangements

    Hours required to complete projects/assignments

    Work is performed in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards

    Substantial time is spent working on a computer


    At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


    Allscripts policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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