Database Administrator

Information Technology Auburn Hills, Michigan


Database Administrator


Plex Systems® delivers industry-leading ERP, MES, and Industrial IoT solutions to manufacturers across process and discrete industries. Plex pioneered cloud solutions for the production line, connecting suppliers, machines, people, systems, data, and customers with capabilities that are easy to configure, deliver continuous innovation, and reduce IT costs.


Plex is a rapidly growing software company consistently recognized as a top workplace.  In support of our ongoing growth, we are looking for a Database Administrator to help support our complex SQL Server environment as well as various other database technologies. This position is located in Auburn Hills, MI.


Responsibilities include the following:

  • Installing and configuring SQL server
  • Participating in On-Call rotations
  • Troubleshooting a variety of database issues
  • Access management
  • Maintaining backups and integrity checks
  • Participating in off hours Maintenance windows
  • Routine preventative maintenance
  • Participate in a variety of projects involving database
  • Performance tuning



  • Strong understanding of database design and RDBM concepts
  • Strong understanding of T-SQL concepts and syntax
  • Proven track record working in a team environment and independently
  • Capable of troubleshooting both common and complex database issues
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills with quick adaptation to change
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills – personable, effective communication style
  • SQL Administration like setting up SQL Server Agent jobs, operators, and alerts
  • Monitoring Database Server Performance



  • 5+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with SQL Server
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, related degree or equivalent experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a team environment
  • Willing to participate in On-Call rotation


Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of powershell
  • Maintaining a 24X7 environment
  • Administration of SQL Server Failover Clusters and Always On
  • Knowledge of Azure
  • Knowledge or prior experience with Kafka, Kubernetes, Druid, Cosmos DB, MongoDB



We are proud to be recognized as one of the top workplaces in the tech industry.  In fact, it’s Plex employees themselves who say our company is a great place to work. We’ve created an inviting workspace that fosters a culture of collaboration, innovation, and excitement.  Some of the things our employees enjoy include:


  • Competitive wages
  • Generous benefits including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance, & 401(k) matching program
  • Very generous PTO/paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health club dues reimbursement
  • Sustainable work-life balance and flexibility
  • Our multiple locations offer a casual-dress workplace, complimentary food and drink, and “de-stress areas” complete with video games, ping pong tables, and more


We’re looking for high-skilled, passionate people to help us do something daring, difficult, and incredibly rewarding.  If you’re ready to be inspired, solve problems, grow professionally, and unleash your talent…then apply today.  You’re what’s next.


More about Plex Systems

With insight from the shop floor to the top floor, the Plex Manufacturing Cloud® helps companies see and understand every aspect of their business ecosystems, enabling them to transform their businesses and lead with precision, efficiency, and agility in an ever-changing market. Learn more at