Wayfair is a leader in the e-commerce space for all things home. The Data Technologies team is looking for smart, passionate and curious people who are excited to help us scale, support and administer our robust cross-datacenter database infrastructure. With the broad reach of the technologies we are using, you will have the opportunity to grow your network and skills by being exposed to new people and ideas who work on a diverse set of cutting-edge technologies. If you are the type of person who loves to shave off milliseconds from query execution plans and is interested in problems like replication, sharding, resiliency and scaling, we should talk.

 

What You’ll Do:

  • Be a Technical Expert for MSSQL Server
  • Drive best practices around use and troubleshooting across the engineering organization
  • Improve the management, deployment, capacity planning and uptime of customer facing mission critical systems through better monitoring tools and self-healing automation

 

What You’ll Need:

  • Extensive hands on experience as a MSSQL Server DBA
  • Solid understanding of relational database design and concepts
  • An excellent grasp of HA & DR solutions available within SQL Server and experience implementing them (FCI, Log Shipping, Mirroring, Availability Groups, etc.)
  • Extensive experience in leading projects such as server migrations, version upgrades, and shared development environment refreshes
  • Strong understanding of database replication technologies
  • A deep understanding of performance tuning methodologies and experience optimizing server performance
  • Experience collecting, monitoring and analyzing systems performance data is a plus
  • Implement enhancements and updates to complex geo-distributed systems and processes
  • Hands-on installation and management of large, complex SQL Server database environments
  • Demonstrated use of Quality Improvement in daily operations
  • Development of database specifications and documentation and the design of database structure layouts (physical and logical)
  • Ability to provide Level III support and prompt resolution of Production issues

Other Traits We Look for:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-driven individuals looking to challenge and further develop their skills and subject matter expertise
  • An easy-going, positive, energetic attitude and sense of humor
  • An analytical, creative and innovative approach to solving problems
  • An interest in working hard and being challenged in a fast-paced environment while having fun

 

About Us:

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

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