Database Engineer

Vabulous, Inc. - New York, NY



Job Description:

* Must have strong SQL and TSQL - less than 10 years of experience!

We seek to build an enduring partnership that consistently meets the expectations of our investors.

We are a diversified alternative asset manager and use an interdisciplinary approach to identify opportunities stemming from artificial investor segmentation, behavioral biases and idiosyncratic events.

Position Summary

Day-to-day tasks will revolve around maintaining databases, database servers, and database storage. There over 50 developers with varying degrees of SQL expertise, many of whom require a high level of expertise to complete their work and improve existing processes. Solutions are built using of best of class technologies, with the common expectation of an enterprise grade resiliency and performance.

Position Requirements

Required Skills/Background:

· SQL Server administration (3+ Years)

· Strong foundation in query writing (TSQL)

Preferred Skills/Background:

· SQL Server performance tuning

· Query tuning

· AlwaysOn Availability and clustering

· Replication Technologies (SQL Server and Storage based)

· Multidimensional databases (SSAS, OLAP)

· Some scripting and programming experience a plus

· Knowledge of and experience with various storage platforms

Candidate Requirements

The successful candidate will be capable of collaborating with the broader IT team on the development and deployment of systems and solutions. Candidates must be able to take ownership of multiple tasks with minimal daily supervision, while balancing the work on those tasks with the work of the broader group. Successful candidates will also:

· Love technology

· Be capable of strategic thought

· Not be discouraged by complexity

· Demonstrate self-confidence (not arrogance)

· Be capable of compromise

· Have a helpful and accommodating disposition

· Have strong verbal and written communication skills

· Be capable of working independently and as part of a team

· Demonstrate a calm demeanor during stressful situations

· Have a strong detail orientation

Maintain the highest professional and ethical standards: This firm has earned a reputation for honesty, professionalism, fair dealing and transparency in a highly competitive industry. We believe that this is a key element of our relentless pursuit of investment performance and our commitment to deliver on our promise and responsibility to our clients. Must commit to these values and uphold them at all times.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $130,000.00 to $140,000.00 /year


  • SQL: 8 years (Required)
  • SQL DBA: 8 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)