SQL Database Administrator

Trimble Inc. - Princeton, NJ

We’re looking for passionate engineers at all levels of experience. Trimble MAPS is an established leader, providing software solutions for the transportation and logistics needs of our customers. Our engineers directly shape our future and have the opportunity to influence products from day one.

This role is important because our web sites and services process many millions of transactions daily. Thousands of customers depend on our databases each minute of every day. Premium performance and constant availability are essential to meeting their needs.

Job Description:
Database administrators at Trimble MAPS are responsible for deploying, monitoring, optimizing the databases underpinning our web applications. This specific position requires expertise managing SQL Server to build and maintain a fault-tolerant server infrastructure. Most importantly, we are looking for a hands-on engineer, who has desire to: 1) constantly learn more about SQL Server, 2) maintain and extend existing infrastructure and deployments, 3) work with others, including software engineers, and product managers to build the best products in the industry.

BS in Computer Science, or similar degree
Excellent debugging and problem solving skills
Ability to detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contentions
Experience using tools like SQL Server Management Studio and RedGate to manage database infrastructure and deployments
Expertise with data modeling and schema design
Expertise with SQL, including analyzing/optimizing performance
Knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, data warehousing strategies, and clustering
Experience with processes like mirroring, replication, log shipping
Understanding of microservice architectures and common networking concepts is a plus
Experience building and testing a disaster recovery environment is a plus
Strong verbal and written communication skills

Trimble MAPS is located on Route 1 in Princeton, NJ in a new office beautifully designed to support our recent and expected future growth. Princeton is conveniently located between New York City and Philadelphia. Trimble MAPS offers great benefits such as a generous PTO package, paid healthcare, 401K, stock options, ESPP, education reimbursement, and many wellness initiatives. We also offer flexible schedules, casual dress, volunteer opportunities, child care discounts, and a corporate women’s network.

Trimble is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor. EOE/M/F/V/D