Senior Database Administrator

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Department: Minneapolis, MN

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

UnityWorks Media is looking for a Senior Database Administrator to join their Bloomington team!


Position Overview:

As a part of the technology team, you will implement, maintain and manage access to development, test and production databases for multiple projects, in several geographical locations. Specific duties include monitoring, back-up/recovery procedures, performance tuning and database change management. The successful candidate will be familiar with 24/7 database operation and comfortable working with distributed teams.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Install and maintain database infrastructure in coordination with the broader technology team
  • Code, test and implement databases in coordination with project teams
  • Design logical and physical databases and review description of changes to database design to understand how changes affect database performance and operation
  • Act as the subject matter expert for all database questions
  • Manage database monitoring and security
  • Implement high-availability and backup/recovery procedures
  • Document environment and procedures



  • 7+ years’ experience in SQL Server Administration, versions 2000 - current, data dictionary creation, data modeling and updating, database startup and shutdown, setup, backup and recovery, SQL scripting (PL-SQL, Triggers, and Stored Procedures), performance tuning, replication, data warehousing and log shipping
  • SQL Server Administration – all versions from 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Cluster and SQL Server Cluster setup
  • Database high-availability and fail-over concepts including availability zones
  • Understanding of Windows Server 2000 - current
  • Familiarity with high-availability and disaster recovery concepts related to 24/7 database operation
  • Configuration management, monitoring and reporting tools
  • Ability to communicate effectively with distributed teams and tailor to your audience


UnityWorks is a leader in providing web video products and solutions to auto manufacturers, dealers and partners.  UnityWorks takes "big data," adds customer intelligence, and delivers relevant content to the consumer throughout the purchase cycle.  Founded in 2001, UnityWorks has flourished from just three employees to a dynamic and diverse team of more than 100 talented, professional, go-getters that make things happen!

Our team is comprised entirely of creative and tech-savvy in-house specialists that bring creative ideas to life in unexpected and beautiful ways.  For more information about UnityWorks, please visit our company website at


We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be notified.  UnityWorks is an equal opportunity employer.


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