SQL Server -- Associate Database Administrator

Job Description: 

smartShift Technologies is a business transformation company with experience in transforming and managing hundreds of mission critical applications of market-leading organizations of all sizes - early stage start-ups, mid-market enterprises and Fortune 1000 corporations. We are leading the enterprise software management revolution. Through our innovation in automation, we have radically changed the way companies transform and manage their enterprise systems. We have proprietary technology in automated code transformation that has been utilized in SAP to revolutionize updates to Fortune 500 companies. We also deliver large scale cloud transformation projects along with continued managed services in Amazon Web Services, Windows Azure, and other leading cloud technologies.

Our working culture combines the meritocratic approach of responsibility and compensation with swarm intelligence: we work as one team concentrating on deliverables under situational leadership. At smartShift our customers are in the center of our activities and we take the risk to get actual results for them. We live an open and transparent culture which means we are honest with ourselves. Nevertheless, each team member embodies and appreciates accountability and reliability following the principle “I will be the change I seek”.

At smartShift, you will have the opportunity to work in a unique startup atmosphere - learning something new every day while still experiencing top of the line delivery. We like to dress casual, work smart, and constantly challenge the status quo.

smartShift Technologies is headquartered in Boston, with offices in Bangalore (India), Mannheim (Germany) and New  York (USA)

Job Description

Position Summary

smartShift Technologies is looking for an Associate SQL Server Database Administrator to join our Cloud Managed Services team, based out of Bangalore


  • Perform regular Database administration tasks.
  • Perform High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) setup maintenance tasks
  • Handle customer service requests and alerts within specified SLA’s
  • Monitor various jobs and document exceptions
  • Ensure all servers have maximum Uptime
  • Resolve blocking and dead locks
  • Work in shifts which change on rotation

Skills & Experience:

Mandatory Skills:

  • 1 to3 years of experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator
  • Experience in installation of SQL Server 2008, 2008R2, 2012 and configuration of databases
  • Past experience in monitoring of CPU and tracking resource utilization
  • Experience in user management activities like creation of login credentials, roles and assigning necessary permissions
  • Past experience in database files and objects management
  • Experience in creating maintenance plans
  • Past experience in job management like creating jobs and troubleshooting jobs etc.
  • Experience in backups and restores

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge on SQL server 2014
  • Knowledge on Always on setup and Replication
  • Knowledge on Index management
  • Knowledge on Database mail
  • Knowledge on Applying Patches and hotfixes


  • Any graduate with 1 to 3 years of experience
  • Certification in database space is a plus

If you are client focused, open communicator, quality conscious with an eye for technology, here is a fantastic opportunity for you to grow in a fun loving, challenging workspace.

Please email your updated resume to referrals@smartshifttech.com

Bengaluru, India