Database Administrator (DBA)
ROADMUNK
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
11d ago

Description

Roadmunk is a high growth start-up in a fast moving and highly competitive market. What sets us apart is our deep understanding of our users psychology and our ability to produce simple solutions to complex problems.

Roadmunk was inspired by a problem our founders experienced personally : there was no simple way for product managers to build and share roadmaps.

So, we built an app to help companies create roadmaps of all shapes, sizes and types. Our goal is to make strategic roadmapping quick, effective and collaborative.

The most forward-thinking product teams (we’re talking in the thousands here) from top companies like Amazon, Disney and eBay are using Roadmunk to align all of their stakeholders and execs using beautiful, crystal-clear roadmaps.

From day one, we’ve built our app, business and culture around our people-first values. These values are the driving force behind everything we do :

  • Start with empathy
  • Driven to succeed
  • Trust through transparency
  • Build with balance
  • Fun together
  • We’re really proud of the culture that we’ve created together. At Roadmunk, you'll be joining a welcoming, supportive and fun team that will make sure you have all the things you need to be successful in your role.

    Requirements

    Roadmunk is looking for a Database Administrator or Architect to design and develop data systems to help business analysts and business stakeholders gain insights from our data.

    This person would usher Roadmunk into becoming a data-centric organization and foster the democratization of knowledge. As our DBA, you will be the responsible building and updating the underlying data infrastructure, while maintaining its accuracy and availability.

    This role will need to work with closely with many functional teams within the business including software development, finance, customer support, sales, and marketing.

    Location : Toronto HQ, with occasional travel to Kitchener office.

    What you’ll do :

  • Data advocacy & education Work with business leaders to understand data goals and requirements, help set priorities and workflows to achieve them Advocate for data-
  • centric initiatives as priorities in the larger organization Educate and empower the team to use the available data to drive insights for the business

  • Database development Extract large amounts of data from a variety of source-systems to one central data repository Apply data modeling, data design and implementation to support business requirements and drive the organization forward Develop, document, and monitor scheduled jobs and other processes including database backups, restores, and disaster recovery plans Maintain the availability of the databases, database schemas, and the reporting tools,such that the data is available for analysis
  • Data architecture Contribute to the continued growth and development of Roadmunk’s back-end data architecture Delight our business stakeholders by developing the data systems to allow analysts & business users to have access to accurate, normalized, well-
  • governed & documented data

  • Reporting and analysis Data analysis, produce ad hoc queries and develop reports to support business needs Work closely with analysts to build out analysis to solve various business problems to help the company scale
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience : 2+ years in database design, development, and implementation, with significant experience in designing and administering a large complex SQL environment
  • Analytical Skill : you are able to execute data analysis and basic modelling directly and with expediency with relevant tools (Excel, BI tools, visualizations, etc.)
  • Critical Thinking : you don’t just follow the common wisdom, but can think critically to determine which tactics, ideas and objectives are right for our data operations to scale
  • Technical Skill : Expert in SQL; Designing database models; Knowledge in Redshift, Hadoop, Spark a plus; Being able to speak technically with engineers on data structure a must
  • Strong communicator : ability to communicate and educate business leaders on data initiatives, data strategy, and business reporting
  • And most importantly, a positive attitude; lots of hustle; friendly, and fun to work with
  • Benefits

    We know we’re not alone in boasting things like flexible working hours, on-site snacks, monthly team social events, and the occasional dog in the office.

    That has become table stakes in this job market.

    But just in case we need to be specific...

  • Full health benefits package from day one
  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Monthly social events
  • Annual health & wellness allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Diverse projects, cutting-edge tools and freedom to experiment
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