Sr. SQL Server DBA

Computers/Software Galway, Ireland


Position at J2 Cloud Services

We're looking for a Sr. SQL Server DBA to join our team as a full-time employee. This person will be responsible for installing and maintaining critical production environments. Full life-cycle DBA duties are required, including performance tuning, backup and recovery, replication, and security. You will be working in a relatively new division interested in leveraging modern CLOUD tools to improve an evolving infrastructure.

 Required Skills:

  • 7-10 years of experience in administering critical production database environments (2008 and above).
  • Must have advanced experience in MSSQL Mirroring, Clustering and Replication
  • Must have extensive experience in deploying production changes
  • Must have experience in managing SQL RDS instances in AWS
  • Experience with installing and supporting SSRS
  • Working experience with other AWS products:  S3, EC2, TFS
  • Maintain database security and perform auditing.
  • Database backup & recovery
  • Must be able to perform database upgrades from 2008 to 2016
  • Experience troubleshooting system health and identifying areas for improvement

Desired Skills:

  • Windows, Network, & I/O monitoring / Troubleshooting
  • Technical Architecture
  • Capable of deploying ETL packages to SSIS
  • Knowledge in PCI & HIPAA Compliance
  • Strong Interpersonal skills & communications
  • Ability to collaborate with a geographically disparate team
  • Good documentation habits
  • Interest in DevOps: CI/CD, Configuration Management, Intelligent Monitoring

j2 Cloud Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About j2 Cloud Services:

Founded in 1995, j2 Cloud Services (NASDAQ:JCOM) is an award winning, leading provider of Internet services through its three divisions: Business Cloud Services, Health and Digital Media.

The Business Cloud Services Division offers Internet fax, virtual phone, hosted email, email marketing, online backup, unified communications and CRM solutions. It markets its services principally under the brand names iContact, eFax®, eVoice®, FuseMail®, Campaigner®, KeepItSafe®, and Onebox®; and operates a messaging network spanning 49 countries on six continents.

For more information about j2, please visit

Our Company:

Fast-paced and dynamic, j2 Cloud Services is a dynamic environment. Operating from numerous international offices – including Hollywood, Ottawa, Dublin, and our emerging market in Tokyo – and supporting a plethora of time zones, j2 Cloud Services™ truly lives up to its name.

The executive staff has an open door policy, inviting each member of the company – from directors and managers to entry-level positions and interns – to partake in casual conversation.  Employees are not just colleagues – they’re business partners, fostering an efficient and effective environment. The inviting and energetic environment creates a world where differing opinions matter and collaboration leads to success.  From a small start-up in 1995 to an award-winning company recommended by Forbes, j2 Cloud Services has grown by establishing an amazing company culture – one that will continue to foster ingenuity and invention.