Steam Database Administrator

Valve Software - Bellevue, WA

Full-timeEstimated: $84,000 - $120,000 a year
The Steam Platform is one of the fastest growing multimedia digital distribution platforms in the industry. We're looking for hands-on SQL Server database administrators with expertise in multiple disciplines and the ability to deal with all aspects of our database software and hardware implementation needs.

Performing physical database implementation, including index tuning, storage management and partitioning
Monitoring database and server performance: Troubleshoot, tune, refactor
Adjusting compute and storage capacity as needed
Helping team members implement database-related features, including data modeling, procedural code design, query tuning, and performance management
Designing and implementing schemes for data security, system availability, and disaster recovery, including backup, log shipping, mirroring and Always On
Scoping and implementing datacenter hardware
A Bachelor's Degree in computer engineering or applied mathematics (or equivalent)
Five+ years of experience with many or all of these aspects of database implementation in Microsoft SQL Server:
Database administration on high-availability, large-scale systems, including scripting with PowerShell or Python
Design and management of disk storage systems
Capacity planning and system integration
Networking systems
Highly desired experience includes
MySQL and/or Postgres
Non-relational data systems, such as MongoDB, Cassandra, RethinkDB