Database Administrator (AWS)

Location: Baltimore, Maryland

Type: Direct Hire

Optomi, in partnership with an industry leader for Internet Marketing and one of Amazon’s largest Ad contributors, is seeking a Database Administrator for their Baltimore, MD location. The Database Administrator will be responsible for maintaining the company's data ingestion, transformation, transactional and data warehousing needs. 

The Database Administrator should have a broad technology skill-set with a focus in Redshift and cloud-based environments, as well as depth and expertise in database management, architecture, development, and leadership. He or she should have 8+ years of professional Database Administration experience with a proven record of success and a passion for technology and applying technology to real business problems.

What The Right Professional Will Enjoy!

  • Work for a RAPIDLY growing, technology driven company
  • Lead the technology strategies form a database perspective to align with the company’s standards.
  • Work in a company that gets access to Amazon’s Web API’s for Data
  • Have work flexibility and remote working options!
  • Competitive benefits and bonus structure!

Apply Today If Your Background Includes:

  • 8+ years of database administration experience
  • Advanced skills with Redshift
  • Deep interest and enthusiasm for cloud-based technologies, data modeling, data security, and other big data concepts.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills


  • Manage/Install/Upgrade database systems (Red Shift, SQL Server, MySQL) to ensure that all systems are patched, configured and running optimally
  • Drive standardization on software solutions being implemented for data storage for all ETL processing.
  • Lead team for creation of ETL to integrate disparate data sources into S3 and then into either Mysql or into Redshift.
  • Manage the backup and recovery procedures for all systems to protect client information
  • Manage and mentor team of DBA’s on and off-shore to ensure timelines are met and quality is measured.
  • Oversee the data board within JIRA and provide proper estimates for ideation through execution
  • Determine where data sets should be loaded for application use or reporting use.
  • Architect the proper data model for Application performance and reporting visualization
  • Identify poorly running SQL and made changes to SQL or business process to correct issues
  • Create custom monitoring jobs to keep database performance statistics and project future growth.
  • Establish KPIS that drive proactive monitoring across all systems
  • Determine an archive strategy for all data that will encompass a hot, warm, cold data strategy.
  • Troubleshoot and root cause all data delays and inaccuracies to provide proactive monitoring and automation is in place