Senior Database Administrator - NoSQL

Cloud Operations Lehi, Utah United States


NetDocuments is the world’s #1 trusted cloud-based content management and productivity platform that helps legal professionals do their best work. We strive to win together through passionate hard work, exploring new things and recognizing every interaction matters.     

NetDocuments provides rewarding career growth in an inclusive, diverse environment where employees are encouraged to openly contribute creative ideas and innovation, backed by supportive peers and leadership working together to achieve our goals as a unified team.     

At our core, we are dedicated to empowering our employees to drive successful business outcomes and better user experiences for our customers and partners. Our customer-centric approach and employee enablement has allowed us to enjoy many accolades, including being named among the 2022 list of Inc. Magazine’s 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America. Other recent awards include:     

  • 2023 National Top Workplaces
  • Two-time winner (2021, 2022) Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune
  • Two-time winner (2021, 2022) Utah’s Best Companies to Work for by Utah Business magazine
  • 2022 Employee Appreciation and Employee Well Being by the Salt Lake Tribune
  • 2022 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for the Technology Industry
  • 2022 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Compensation & Benefits
  • 2022 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Work-Life Flexibility
  • 2021 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Remote Work
  • 2021 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Top Managers
  • 2021 Top Workplace in the US by the Salt Lake Tribune for Compensation
  • 2021 Coolest Tech Companies to Work for by Dev Mountain


NetDocuments is a hybrid, remote-friendly workplace. Come join our team and work inspired each day!    


About the opportunity:    

NetDocuments is seeking a skilled and detail-oriented Sr. Database Administrator/Engineer leader to join our team at NetDocuments and build a new Database Engineering (DE) practice. The ideal candidate will have the crucial role of building and managing a small team DE practice that is responsible for the company’s revenue generating databases.      


This position resides in the CTO organization (not business IT) and is a key advising/operating partner to its cross-functional teams. The ideal candidate will have both and Database Engineering/Administration (DBE/A) experience using relational and non-relational DB solutions (SQL & NoSQL) as well as leadership acumen.  Experience in on-premises and cloud platforms is equally applicable.     


What your contributions will be:    

  • Lead, hire, and mentor a team of 3 database engineers, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment and ensuring they are setup for success.   
  • Provide guidance, training, and professional development opportunities to team members 
  • Taking a hands-on role within the team to specify, design, implement and deliver technical solutions.  
  • Own all database functions and engineering on the revenue technology side of the organization including being accountable for the associated spend (FinOps practices) and forecasted capacity needs 
  • Database Architecture and Design: 
  • Providing thought leadership for how components and services are developed, tested and progressed.  
  • Collaborate with the team to design and implement scalable and efficient database architectures. 
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of data models, schemas, and structures. 
  • Document all relevant processes related to database design, configuration, and performance 
  • Lead monitoring and supporting database systems (IaaS / PaaS) to ensure optimized performance and automation wherever possible. 
  • Perform debugging procedures on database scripts and programs, as well as resolving conflicts 
  • Promote and adhere to best practices in securely operating, storing, backing up, and archiving data. This includes the governance, quality and strategy of standards within the team 
  • Oversee the administration and maintenance of database systems, including backups, restores, and disaster recovery planning. 
  • Ensure the team follows best practices for routine maintenance tasks and database security. 
  • Assisting architects and development teams by designing new databases (or changing existing ones) to meet the organization's application and data storage needs.  
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams within the CTO organization: Compliance, Security, Cloud Operations and Engineering. 


  • Lead database-related projects from initiation to completion, ensuring milestones are met and projects align with organizational goals. 
  • Develop project plans, allocate resources, and manage timelines effectively. 
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and automation in database engineering. 
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry best practices to enhance the team's capabilities 
  • Other duties as assigned


What you will need for success:    

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or technical field is a plus; all study concentrations are acceptable. 
  • 5+ years of experience as a DBA, Database Engineer, or similar role is required in addition to the degree - Additional experience in lieu of a degree is acceptable.
  • Experience with AWS using DynamoDB and/or DocumentDB PaaS services
  • Team leader or prior people-leader experience is required. 
  • Must have experience in both relational and non-relational database design, structure, function and operations. 
  • Demonstrated experience with release automation practices (CI/CD). 
  • Training certifications as a DBE, DE and DBA is a plus 


Ideally you will have:    

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Exceptional problem-solving and critical thinking skills. 
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills. 


What you will receive:    

  • 90% healthcare premiums company covered
  • HSA company contribution
  • 401K match at 4% with no vesting period 
  • Flexible time off typically 3 to 4 weeks a year, not including the 9 paid holidays
  • Authenticity and accountability from leadership
  • Connection, access, and mentorship from exceptional leaders
  • Growing company with opportunities for advancement


NetDocuments is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military and veteran status, or any other status protected by laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.  NetDocuments believes diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success, and we are committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.