Senior Cloud Database Administrator

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Be responsible for maintaining and administering highly-available systems in a 24/7 cloud environment. You will work with a fast-paced, skilled team of database administrators and developers across multiple high-profile projects. If you are a top-notch DBA and looking for your next challenge, apply now!


  • Create, maintain, and administer cloud databases in a highly-available 24/7 environment
  • Ensure databases are highly secure, available, and recoverable
  • Proactively monitor and tune databases for maximum performance
  • Install, configure, patch, and upgrade database software
  • Create documentation around impact analysis of changes
  • Create performance indicators to locate and correct problems
  • Handle seamless failover and recovery
  • Manage monitoring and alerting for performance and uptime
  • Provide database technical support for application development teams
  • Oversee upgrades to application databases for new releases


  • 5+ years of experience in database administration with strong replication and high availability knowledge with MySQL/PostgreSQL
  • Knowledge of NoSQL cloud databases such as AWS DynamoDB, MongoDB, Cassandra
  • Ability to work in a DevOps mode
  • Ability to handle multiple read instances
  • Strong performance tuning skills in a large database environment serving millions of users
  • Ability to run trace reports and analyze results, then recommend options for problem resolution
  • Expertise in running and administrating databases in a cloud environment
  • Storage and capacity planning
  • Bachelor’s in computer science or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Understanding of cloud computing platforms such as AWS and Azure
  • Knowledge of DevOps tools such as Terraform and Puppet/Chef
  • Experience with cloud database services such as SQL Azure DB and RDS Aurora/MySQL/PostgreSQL



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$114,400-$187,200 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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