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SQL Developer DBA (Remote)

Company: FMG
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Remote friendly position!

What We Do

We're a marketing software company that serves small business owners, primarily financial advisors, and insurance agents. About 40,000 small businesses use our tools to build websites and send out our content. Generally, these businesses don't have marketing departments but are growth-minded enough to know they need to market themselves.

We help them do just that. We work together to create beautiful website designs, automated marketing tools, and award-winning educational content for them. The end goal is to help them build better relationships with their clients with less hands-on effort.

About Our Culture

FMG Suite was founded in 2011 and now has 300+ (and growing!) employees spread out across the globe. We embrace a fast-paced, results-oriented culture, and focus on a healthy work/life balance. We value collaboration and open, thoughtful communication. We believe work should be both engaging and challenging, mixed with a good sense of humor.

Our goal is to invest in motivated, successful individuals and watch them succeed both inside and outside of work. We're building a winning team of A+ players and we hope you'll be next to join us.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

At FMG Suite, we believe in the wholehearted acceptance of each other regardless of our differences. We strive to foster an environment that allows everyone to contribute to our mission in their unique ways. With the belief that diversity propels innovation, we are continually finding ways to cultivate a commitment to diversity and inclusion in our employees, services, and products, as well as in the communities in which we live and work.

Our Employee Benefits

FMG Suite strives to be a top-tier employer. We continually evaluate our benefits and total compensation packages to ensure we offer our employees the most competitive package we can provide.

  • Optional Alternate 9-80 Work Schedule - with every other Friday off
  • Generous paid Holiday schedule with a paid Winter Holiday Shutdown week
  • Comprehensive paid time off policies including vacation, sick, parental, and bereavement leave.
  • Robust Insurance Plan including:
    • Medical with $0 co-pay Telehealth plan
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • Health Savings Account (HSA) with generous employer contributions
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
    • Company-paid Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) coverage
    • Company-paid Short & Long Term Disability coverage
    • Company-paid Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Matching 401(k) with immediate full vesting
    • Employee Events Committee that plans fun in-person and virtual events
    • On Demand Pay - allows access to a portion of your earned wages prior to the payday
    • Work computer equipment is provided to help you succeed :)

      The Role

      We are looking for a Senior level MSSQL Database Administrator (DBA) who carries a well-rounded skill set. The candidate will have the traditional DBA skills; database performance optimization, procedure writing, replication activities along with some non-traditional DBA skills that are typically under a SysAdmin or Architect role; cloud provisioning, full stack monitoring, patching and other maintenance to keep our entire AWS datacenter running at optimal conditions.

      The goal of the position is to lead our database development and data center optimizations while keeping up with the day-to-day maintenance of the systems as we continue to grow. Your primary focus will be ensuring that our AWS environment is running at peak performance / cost and secondarily helping to lead our development staff with best practices and database code reviewing.

      We also believe in a healthy work-life balance. We embrace an open, transparent, trust-based work environment with a remote-first culture. Many of our team members enjoy the privilege of working from home on a regular basis.

      Job Requirements
      • Primarily responsible for safeguarding the availability and performance of all databases
      • Build on our systems to help teams quickly pinpoint, isolate and resolve issues related to infrastructure, platform services and applications
      • Continually maintain and improve software build methodology, procedures, and environment
      • Design, develop, and maintain product packaging, installation, upgrades, management and administration scripts and utilities
      • Deploy, manage, and upgrade systems, services and servers using automated configuration management and service orchestration tools
      • Monitor and alert based on system metrics, analysis of logfiles and custom alert rules
      • Ensure uptime SLA for the SaaS infrastructure, services, and applications as part of the global team
      • Provide mentorship and be knowledgeable of data modeling best practices

        Preferred Skills And Experience
        • BS or MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical discipline or equivalent experience
        • 7 or more years' experience with SQL Server Database Administration
        • Experience with deploying DDL changes through CICD pipelines
        • Solid experience handling various MS SQL versions, MySQL and some NoSQL databases a plus
        • A self-starter and strong ability to work independently and take initiative on tech projects
        • Solid knowledge of multi-tenant methodologies and implementations
        • Familiarity with replication and change data capture and preferably service broker
        • Creating monitoring dashboards and configuring alerting mechanisms
        • High Availability, Business Continuity, and Disaster Recovery are natural to you

          FMG Suite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of sex, race, creed, color, gender, religion, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, pregnancy, military or veteran status, and genetic information. If you require accommodation to complete the application or interview process, please contact

          You can find out more about what it's like to work at FMG Suite, by visiting

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