Steam Database Administrator

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The Steam Platform is one of the fastest growing multimedia digital distribution platforms in the industry. We're looking for hands-on SQL Server database administrators with expertise in multiple disciplines and the ability to deal with all aspects of our database software and hardware implementation needs.

Responsibilities
  • Performing physical database implementation, including index tuning, storage management and partitioning
  • Monitoring database and server performance: Troubleshoot, tune, refactor
  • Adjusting compute and storage capacity as needed
  • Helping team members implement database-related features, including data modeling, procedural code design, query tuning, and performance management
  • Designing and implementing schemes for data security, system availability, and disaster recovery, including backup, log shipping, mirroring and Always On
  • Scoping and implementing datacenter hardware
Qualifications
  • A Bachelor's Degree in computer engineering or applied mathematics (or equivalent)
  • Five+ years of experience with many or all of these aspects of database implementation in Microsoft SQL Server:
    • Database administration on high-availability, large-scale systems, including scripting with PowerShell or Python
    • Design and management of disk storage systems
    • Capacity planning and system integration
    • Networking systems
Highly desired experience includes
  • MySQL and/or Postgres
  • Non-relational data systems, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, RethinkDB
  • Linux
What We Offer
  • An organization where 100% of time is dedicated as groups see fit
  • The opportunity to collaborate with experts across a range of disciplines
  • A work environment and flexible schedule in support of families and domestic partnerships
  • A culture eager to become stronger through diversity of all forms
  • Exceptional health insurance coverage
  • Unrivaled employer match for our 401(k) retirement plan
  • Generous vacation and family leave
  • On-site amenities in support of health and efficiency
  • Fertility and adoption assistance
  • Reimbursement for child care during interviews




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