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Current Openings

Job Title

Database Administrator

Job Description is seeking a full-time Database Administrator to design, maintain, and implement complex databases that were developed in-house and/or by outside vendors, while also providing on-call technical support. You will be responsible for the day-to-day operations, updates, fixes, and augmentation of the database as the product grows with new features and services.

Required Skills/Tasks

  • Improve the existing database setup and developing architecture for new database platform
  • Strong experience with relational databases (SQL/MySQL), along with Apache Solr or ElasticSearch technologies.
    • Stored procedures
    • Complex Queries
    • ETL
  • Find efficient ways to add, update, and delete data
  • Understanding of how our data is connected
  • Understanding of database performance tuning
  • Monitor, maintain and upgrade database security.
  • Guide the creation of protocols, templates and structure for the validation and formatting of data in preparation for integration within our databases.
  • Work to ensure complete and seamless back-up of data and supporting programs.

Beneficial Skills/Tasks

  • Knowledge of web development, particularly on the front end, is a big plus.
    • HTML/JavaScript/CSS
    • Strong skills in ASP Classic and PHP (both procedure and object-based).

Additional Information/Salary/Location & How to Apply

This is an exciting opportunity to join an important organization that is in the midst of implementing a multi-year systems-wide modernization effort. This position is based in NY (with potential flexibility for remote work), and will report to the Director of JewishGen. Salary commensurate with experience.

To apply: Send a resume and letter of interest, including salary requirements to

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