Director, Database Administration

Jet, Hoboken, NJ

Building a better shopping experience.

About Jet

Jet’s mission is to become the smartest way to shop and save on pretty much anything. Combining a revolutionary pricing engine, a world-class technology and fulfillment platform, and incredible customer service, we’ve set out to create a new kind of e-commerce. At Jet, we’re passionate about empowering people to live and work brilliant.

About Jet’s Internal Engine

We’re building a new kind of company, and we’re building it from the inside out, which means that investing in hiring, developing, and retaining the brightest minds in the world is a top priority. Everything we do is grounded in three simple values: trust, transparency, and fairness. From our business model to our culture, we live our values to the extreme, whether we’re dealing with employees, retail partners, or consumers. We believe that happiness is the highest level of success and we want every person that crosses paths with Jet to achieve it. If you’re an ambitious, smart, natural collaborator who likes taking risks, influencing, and innovating in a challenging hyper-growth environment, we’d love to talk to you about joining our team.

About the Job

We are looking for an accomplished and results-orientated manager to lead our rapidly growing team of database engineers responsible for 100+ production databases and the stewardship and security of the data at Jet. The candidate should be passionate about data and an expert in SQL Server and the Microsoft data technology stack. Bonus points for experience with cloud computing and infrastructure. Expert level knowledge of database system architecture, high availability, data replication, capacity planning, backup and recovery, security and release management.

About You

* 10+ years of experience designing, developing and implementing high-performance, firm wide Databases solutions at scale.

* Deep experience with relational databases (Microsoft SQL, Azure SQL, Azure Data Warehouse).

* Deep experience of T-SQL / SQL, Triggers, Functions and Stored Procedures.

* Having successfully managed large and complex database topologies.

* Deep appreciation of the importance of security as it applies to data.

* Expert in understanding bottlenecks and performance implications

* Experience with cloud computing and infrastructure, Azure experience a plus.

* Experience with agile development methodologies, automated testing, release processes, etc.

* Exposure to Big Data stack is a plus

* Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline (computer science, math, or other technical field).

* Advanced degrees preferred but not required.

* Ability to initiate and drive projects to meet hard deadlines.

* Excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills.

* Exceptional communication skills.

* Bonus points for e-commerce experience.


About Jet

At Jet, our goal is to reshape the landscape of e-commerce forever and make a lasting difference in people’s lives.


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