January 28, 2021

Database Administrator Production Support – Sofia, BG

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Note: This role requires you to work New York hours 4/5pm – 12/1am, Sofia hours 11/12pm – 6/7am

Job Description

We are seeking a Database Administrator to manage our database environments for Microsoft SQL Server databases that are used by applications written in Python, C#, .Net, and Java, and integrates with databases from 3rd-party applications. The role requires a person who can work within a System Administration group and collaborate with several business and development teams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for production database environments
  • Collaborate with Systems Administration teams to diagnose and troubleshoot production issues
  • SQL Server – build and configure clusters with multiple nodes
  • AlwaysOn Availability Groups
  • Work with Monitoring teams to develop tools that proactively identify database issues and collect appropriate trending data for performance analysis
  • Work with development team on performance and tuning of the queries
  • Develop a process to support frequent, rapid, streamlined, and reliable releases into several QA and UAT environments
  • Collaborate with Development and Systems Administration teams to plan and communicate rollouts of new software versions
  • Build automated tools to implement schema changes or transform data within development, QA, UAT, Staging and production environments
  • Database upgrade procedures and tools provided by external vendors
  • Collaborate with System Administrators and Physical DBAs to develop operational approaches for backing-up, restoring, upgrading, sizing (disk and shared memory, for example), and tuning runtime requirements for all database environments.


  • 1+ years working with relational database systems including Microsoft SQL Server
  • Recent experience with Microsoft SQL Server
  • Windows Server – experience supporting production databases
  • Personality – must be pro-active, enthusiastic and dedicated.

Nice to haves:

  • Data modeling
  • Scripting language PowerShell, Perl
  • DW and OLAP including working knowledge of SSAS
  • MDX query language
  • Apache, MYSQL, PHP and Perl
  • Hortonworks Hadoop
  • Agile Development environment.


  • Attractive compensation package including extensive set of benefits
  • Professional environment with great development opportunities
  • Enjoy a start-up like environment on the back of a well-established and profitable company
  • Work in a culture that rewards results
  • Be free to make many of your own decisions
  • Flexibility in working hours
  • Brand new office in the heart of Sofia


Please send your CV to our Recruitment team via HR_Bulgaria@hedgeserv.com

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