Database Administrator

Information Technology Bangalore, India

Position at Smarsh


Database Administrator


From day one, Smarsh was built on a set of core values that have motivated and sustained us – People First, Inspire Confidence, and Embrace the Impossible. We ask that each of our employees – whether new or old- ingrain these values in our day-to-day decisions, call on them while serving our customers and our peers and apply them when creating the best possible products, we can imagine.

Smarsh is a global leader in natural language processing, artificial intelligence, and machine learning. Smarsh’s SaaS solutions transforms the risk and compliance industry with the first integrated, AI-powered solution for the retention, oversight, and analysis of electronic communications.

About our culture

Smarsh hires lifelong learners with a passion for innovating with purpose, humility and humor. Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do. We work closely with the most popular communications platforms and the world’s leading cloud infrastructure platforms. We use the latest in AI/ML technology to help our customers break new ground at scale. We are a global organization that values diversity, and we believe that providing opportunities for everyone to be their authentic self is key to our success. Smarsh leadership, culture, and commitment to developing our people have all garnered Best Places to Work Awards. Come join us and find out what the best work of your career looks like

What You Will Be Doing

The Lead Database Administrator will be responsible for design, implementation, migration, monitoring, maintaining, troubleshooting & tuning databases, provide guidance to team on technical solutions pertaining to database and related technologies. The job requires experience in MS SQL Server. Any expertise in MySQL/MariaDB/PostgreSQL, NOSQL technologies like MongoDB or HADOOP, SnowFlake is a plus. The job requires the individual to work both individually and as part of a team to maintain and support a world class database engine for compliance solutions.


  • Manages and maintains all production and non-production databases across multiple complex SQL Server and MariaDB/PostgreSQL DBMS implementations.


  • Design, develop and implement high-availability and disaster recovery for SQL Server and MariaDB/PostgreSQL environments based on service level standards defined.


  • Leading all database related activity, ensuring best practices in database design and engineering, administration, and performance and tuning.


  • Maintain and enhance database standards, controls, procedures and documentation.
    Leading efforts in adapting to new technologies and transforming to reliability engineering model.


  • Actively work on creating solutions that transform business needs, delivering through cloud, open source and other alternate technology paths.


  • Generating ideas for improvement and taking advantage of opportunities, suggesting innovations, setting challenging goals


  • Planning and organizing the tasks and work responsibilities to achieve business objectives
    Communicates effectively with leaders and management on project status and any work assignments.


  • Perform additional duties as directed by the supervisor consistent with rank and position


  • Design, develop and implement high-availability and disaster recovery for SQL Server and MariaDB environments based on service level standards defined.


  • Develops and maintains runbooks, procedures, automates recurring tasks.


Education and Experience:

8+ years of experience with database administration or system administration with on large scale database environments

Why Smarsh?

Ready to join a thriving tech company that’s redefining digital archiving and business intelligence?

Smarsh is the leading comprehensive archiving platform. Recognized as one of today’s fastest growing companies in the U.S., Smarsh delivers innovative cloud-based solutions that help organizations manage and enforce flexible and secure records retention and compliance strategies for electronic communications, including social media and enterprise social networks (Yammer, Chatter, Facebook, LinkedIn and more).

Our motto is ‘People First. Inspire Confidence. Embrace the Impossible.’ We hire lifelong learners who have a passion for their discipline and a track record of excellence. To learn more about us, visit