Application DBA – Remote

Are you tired of not being challenged, not having a voice, or having to work with outdated technologies? Do you want to be a direct contributor in a company that is an innovation leader and has the awards to prove it? Do you want your fair share of the profits from a fast-growing company that’s doubling its customer base year-over-year?

DriveCentric is a premier customer relationship management (CRM) and internet marketing company that connects automotive dealerships to customers in innovative, award-winning ways.

The role of Application DBA incorporates application domain knowledge, ETL development / data migration, and database administration, to include scalability, performance, monitoring and alerting, installation and configuration, and security. This is a fast-paced team that supports ongoing operations for customers and development teams while also driving innovation and growth with data-focused projects.


  • Write, execute, and validate DML, DDL, and DCL scripts to meet business and customer needs.
  • Coordinate and perform data mods, database maintenance, etc. outside of business hours.
  • Assist Customer Support and Development by analyzing data to troubleshoot application issues.
  • Optimize stored procedures, functions, and ad hoc queries.
  • Create and manage SSIS packages to manage ETL processes.
  • Onboard new customers by scrubbing data and importing from multiple data sources.
  • Provide backup and contingency planning, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Install, configure, and manage multiple MS SQL Server 2017+ instances on a Windows Server platform.
  • Plan and implement SQL Server upgrades.
  • Proactively manage database indexes.
  • Proactively manage SQL Server performance across numerous database servers, including hardware, configurations, and schema optimizations.
  • Develop monitoring tools for database/server performance metrics.
  • Develop PowerShell scripts, C# .NET utilities, and other automation to support operations management.


  • 3+ years of experience writing DML, DDL, and DCL, with 2+ years of hands-on experience with T-SQL.
  • 2+ years of hands-on Microsoft SQL Server 2017+ experience.
  • 2+ years of experience designing and implementing databases.
  • 1+ year of scripting and managing ETL packages, with SSIS or other tools.
  • Ability to balance business and technical objectives when making decisions.
  • Ability to balance multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exceptional communication, problem solving, and analytical skills is a must.
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude.


  • Hands-on experience with PostgreSQL.
  • Hands-on experience with Redshift.
  • Hands-on experience with AWS, particularly EC2, RDS, S3, CloudWatch, and Route 53.
  • Hands-on experience with Redgate’s SQL Server products.


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance (eligible on day 1)
  • 401K with matching up to 4%
  • 9 company holidays + 12 vacation days in first year
  • Ample professional growth opportunities

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $90,000.00 – $125,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Work Location:

  • Fully Remote

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

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