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Database Administrator

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CarGurus

CarGurus

1,001-5,000 employees

Online marketplace for buying and selling cars

Consumer Goods
Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

Dallas, TX, USA

Category
DevOps & Infrastructure
Database Administration
System Administration
IT & Security
Required Skills
PowerShell
Microsoft Azure
Agile
Python
Communications
SQL
Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator
  • Strong understanding of SQL Server database architecture, design principles, and best practices
  • Proficiency in SQL, T-SQL, and database performance tuning techniques
  • Experience with database backup, recovery, and high availability solutions (e.g., AlwaysOn, Replication)
  • Familiarity with database security best practices and access control mechanisms
  • Excellent problem-solving and communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Experience with Azure SQL Database or other cloud-based database solutions
  • Knowledge of data warehousing, ETL processes, and business intelligence tools
  • Familiarity with database monitoring and performance analysis tools (e.g., SQL Server Profiler, Query Store)
  • Experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell or Python
Responsibilities
  • Design, implement, and maintain SQL Server databases to support applications and services
  • Ensure high levels of data availability, security, and integrity
  • Monitor and optimize database performance, including query tuning and index maintenance
  • Implement and manage database backup and recovery strategies
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database-related issues
  • Participate in capacity planning and database scaling efforts
  • Work closely with the infrastructure team to test and validate disaster recovery procedures
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest SQL Server features, best practices, and industry trends

CarGurus operates a specialized online marketplace for automobiles, enhancing the buying and selling experience with advanced data analytics and personalized financing options. The company's emphasis on deploying sophisticated marketplace tools and algorithms makes it a pioneer in streamlining automotive transactions. Employees at CarGurus enjoy a culture centered on technological proficiency and industry leadership, offering a dynamic and forward-thinking work environment.

Company Stage

Series A

Total Funding

$1.8M

Headquarters

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

2%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

14%