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Network Engineering

Sr. Database Administrator (DBA)

Who We Are:

Bandwidth (NASDAQ: BAND) is a global communications software company that helps enterprises connect people around the world with cloud-ready voice, messaging and emergency services. Backed by a network reaching 60+ countries covering 90 percent of global GDP, companies like Cisco, Google, Microsoft, RingCentral, Uber and Zoom use Bandwidth’s APIs to easily embed communications into software and applications. Bandwidth has more than 20 years in the technology space and was the first Communications Platform-as-a-Service (CPaaS) provider to offer a robust selection of APIs built around our own global network. Our award-winning support teams help businesses around the world solve complex communications challenges every day.

At Bandwidth, your music matters when you are part of the BAND.  We celebrate differences and encourage BANDmates to be their authentic selves.  #jointheband

What We Are Looking For:

We are looking for a Sr. Database Administrator (DBA) who has a passion for data technologies and automation to join our Data Infrastructure team. As a member of this team, you will play a key role in managing and maintaining our data infrastructure and help take our applications to the next level.

Are you excited about the position and its responsibilities, but not sure if you’re 100% qualified? Do you feel you can work to help us crush the mission? If you answered ‘yes’ to both of these questions, we encourage you to apply! You won’t want to miss the opportunity to be a part of the BAND.

What You’ll Do:

  • Be a part of a fast-moving Agile centric team, working with the latest data tools and technologies
  • Manage and maintain backend database systems to meet database uptime and performance
  • Provide DB support to development teams during the development phase
  • Define & Implement DB architecture to support new application development
  • Fine tune database configurations to improve performance
  • Troubleshoot & resolve Database performance issues to meet SLAs
  • Automate database building, maintenance tasks and routines
  • Provide operational support to satisfy internal reporting/data requests
  • Safeguarding of company confidential data through appropriate IT security

What You Need:

  • Extensive hands-on DBA experience in managing MariaDB/MySQL instances
  • Experience working with Cloud database solutions like RDS
  • Experience working with Big Data platforms like Snowflake, Redshift
  • Experience working with NoSQL databases like Couchbase
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Experience working with containerized deployment of databases using Kubernetes
  • Experience with automating deployment and administration of database using tools like Ansible, Terraform
  • Experience with implementing proactive monitoring of database
  • Strong expertise in performance tuning and optimization of database
  • Strong expertise in writing and optimizing SQL code
  • BS. in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent relevant experience.
  • Must be a team player with positive attitude and ability to collaborate effectively

Bonus Points:

  • Experience in the Telecom sector
  • Experience with interpreted programming languages and/or shell scripting (Python, Perl, Bash)
  • Familiarity working with ETL tools
  • Experience in working with BI/Reporting tools

The Whole Person Promise: 

We make a “Whole Person” promise to our team.  You can have both meaningful work PLUS a full life at Bandwidth.  We focus on accomplishing our mission as “whole people.” That means we take care of our people—in body, mind, and spirit. 

  • Health: We pay 100% for benefits coverage including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription, Life, and Disability.  Generous paid time off (PTO) policy including paid parental leave, EAP and 401K match.
  • Fitness: 90-minute fitness lunch with a paid gym membership for workouts. On-site cardio gym, locker room/showers, classes, and sponsored sports and leagues.  Nutritionist and personal trainer on-site.
  • Volunteer: We have a program dedicated to providing volunteer opportunities to employees, BandwidthCares.


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