Job Description

The Principal Database Administrator manages our ever growing farm of production databases and other technologies that are essential to the operation of Sage Intacct’s cloud service. Work closely with operations engineers and application developers to ensure database integrity, availability, and performance.


  • Configure and maintain Oracle database servers
  • Participate in the team’s 24x7 on call rotation and provide occasional off-hours support when required
  • Design and execute overall database architecture strategy, standards and practices as part of a team.
  • Proactively identify areas for optimization and troubleshoot database performance issues
  • Work closely with Application Development team to ensure database changes adhere to best practices and are properly prioritized and scheduled.
  • Develop and optimize complex SQL and PLSQL code
  • Manage database schema maintenance and migrations
  • Improve service availability and scalability through tuning, automation, tools, and process
  • Administer different technologies and tools like MongoDB, Postgres DB, AWS, QlikSense, OBIEE
  • Implement and maintain database backup and recovery, disaster recovery procedures


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
  • 10+ years of Oracle database administration experience
  • 5+ years of automation experience with Shell Scripting/Bash/Python
  • Oracle administration skills, preferably in a Linux/UNIX environment
  • Understanding of backup and recovery concepts and Oracle RMAN
  • Good knowledge of Oracle Data Guard implementation and support
  • Ability to analyze and optimize complex SQL queries and PLSQL code
  • Experience administering MongoDB, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Use EM, Confio Ignite, Toad and other tools to identify areas for optimization
  • Ability to produce quality work on tight schedules
  • Ability to solve problems, make sound decisions and use good judgement
  • Must be able to provide 24x7 on-call support on rotation schedule
  • Understanding of software development processes and ability to work well with the development team
  • Good written and oracle communication skills
  • Familiarity with administering OBIEE, QlikSense or ElasticSearch is a plus

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