FOLIOfn, Inc.

  • Senior Database Lead

    Job Locations US-VA-McLean
    Posted Date 6 months ago(10/11/2018 12:25 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Database Administration
  • Overview

    Folio Investing provides a powerful platform for diversified investing and portfolio management, with significant customization, tax and cost management benefits. We maintain a high availability environment which supports a complex proprietary stock trading system. Successful candidate will have responsibilities from strategic to tactical in nature. S/he is deeply involved in designing and planning as well as implementation and ongoing operational support of the environment.


    We are looking for a highly skilled, senior level Database Architect and Administrator (DBA) with broad SQL and Sybase database administration experience.  This position requires someone who can quickly acclimate, contribute and excel in our dynamic IT environment.


    The ideal candidate will possess a high level intellect- be curious and think expansively- understand project complexities, offer viable solutions- and be highly self-motivated.


    • Design, develop, implement and maintain database systems across all environments
    • Application Development (tune and/or author application SQL and stored procedures)
    • Quality Assurance (monitor health, performance and tune, script and/or run test cases- and database backend code deployments)
    • Production support (includes participating in DBA on-call rotation)
    • Sybase ASE and Replication server upgrades and EBF/SR patches
    • Provide data modeling and design expertise and support
    • Task automation, author and modify scripts (data archive, database health monitor, data and index maintenance)
    • Data integrity assurance (diagnostics and corrective actions)
    • Login and access management; patches to production data; compliance reports and queries; user query request


    Required Skills & Experience:

    • 10 years growth experience as a Sybase and SQL DBA
    • In depth understanding of Transact-SQL code, ability to author, tune and modify stored procedures and triggers
    • Scripting skills and experience (UNIX shell, perl, and/or sybperl)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline - will consider experience in lieu of degree



    • Significant exposure to financial services industry, specifically Securities Brokerage
    • Sybase Replication server skills and experience
    • Postgres Database management knowledge and experience
    • Very knowledgeable and skilled at computer operations in a complex UNIX-based web services environment


    Desired experience:

    • Hitachi VSP (HORCM) SAN disk sub-system management
    • UNIX O/S System Administration knowledge and experience


    Work Environment:

    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.


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