Senior Database Administrator

Opentext Corporation Broomfield , CO 80021

Posted 2 weeks ago


Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.

The Opportunity

As a Senior Database Administrator you will:

  • Provide expertise in the various database platforms hosting our applications. You will be a senior-level Microsoft SQL Server DBA but willing to ramp up and learn Azure SQL, RDS for SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB and other database platforms.

  • Develop an understanding of our business applications architecture, and provide architectural guidance to improve database and systems operations and integration

  • Assure proactive monitoring, maintenance, and production support of a broad array of databases supporting several business brands

  • Build capabilities to quickly and effectively incorporate the management of databases of newly acquired companies

  • Provide effective communication, interaction and reporting to all stakeholders, including Operations, Engineering, Finance, Marketing and IT teams.

This role is to be an essential member of the database platform team that provides database-related support throughout Carbonite. Key challenges include the ability to work within a fast-paced environment and be adaptable to shifting priorities. The individual must be able to adopt to new technologies being introduced from within product development as well as through company acquisitions.

Your First Six Months

  • Assume production DBA responsibilities across all product lines; the initial focus will be to provide Microsoft SQL Server expertise.

  • Design, build and operate database environments. Be a key extended member of the development team.

  • Develop solutions for monitoring, availability and reliability, performance, analytics, and security.

  • Document and provide training to peers relating to the database environments.

  • Learn and absorb responsibilities related to the application product lines.

Six to Twelve Months and Beyond

  • Gain and share expertise in database technologies other than SQL Server including MySQL, MongoDB, Azure SQL and RDS for SQL Server.

  • Participate in various product development tasks.

  • Take greater responsibilities to deliver on database-related initiatives including:

  • Server consolidations

  • Performance optimizations

  • Enhancements to our existing monitoring and notification infrastructure

  • Security enhancements

  • Automation of repeated, manual steps

  • Insuring our 24 X 7 X 365 availability and recovery capabilities

  • Become an expert relating to the database systems supporting various Carbonite productions including Carbonite Safe, Carbonite Endpoint, Carbonite Recover, Carbonite Server Backup, Webroot SecureAnywhere and others.

  • Involvement in the adoption of more DevOps approaches to a database platform release process.

  • Begin to provide database consulting services to the development organization relating to best practices when dealing with our database platform.

You Are Great At

  • A track record of good judgment and decision-making

  • Highly autonomous and able to independently identify high value projects and drive them to completion

  • High degree of comfort with complex technical environments

  • Having and being able to articulate/defend an informed opinion on important topics

What It Takes

  • Expert in database technologies, especially SQL Server. 3 - 5 years of DBA experience with at least 3 years of hands on SQL Server experience.

  • Skilled with SQL Server Availability Groups, replication, and high availability, tuning and scalability

  • Experience with backup and disaster recovery solutions for databases.

  • Experience with MySQL database server on Linux platform.

  • Troubleshooting with Service broker.

  • Performance testing, SQL Security, SSIS with SQL server 2016/17.

  • Support SQL Databases, Reporting Services and Integration Services.

  • Able to write complex SQL, stored procedures and database triggers.

  • Knowledgeable of SQL Server data structures and architecture.

  • Knowledgeable of database utilities and tools.

  • Eager to contribute to a team-oriented environment.

  • Excellent in communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Able to quickly grasp complex technologies

  • Experience with DevOps environments and automation desired including familiarity with scripting and other languages such as PowerShell, Bash and Python.

  • Eager to grow with an exciting company

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA), Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless.

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It's our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance.


If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards.


Our employee programs prioritize employees' well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer.

Social events

With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.

Corporate Citizenship

Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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Senior Database Administrator

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