Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Plentyoffish Media, the world leader in online dating with an ever-increasing 100 million members is looking for a DBA to join our team.

This is a rare opportunity to work with highly experienced, driven professionals and cutting edge technology with an impressively unparalleled and challenging scale.

So, what will you do?

• Create and maintain maintenance plans, performance tuning, advise programmers on improving schemas
• Plan and establish technology roadmaps, product goals, and development strategies
• Participate in a highly collaborative environment, we want you to share your expertise, making everyone else better and facilitating constant learning
• Proactively monitor 24/7 mission critical servers

What does our ideal candidate look like?

• 5+ Years of experience as a DBA
• SQL Server 2008 database administration tasks
• Transact SQL (TSQL)
• Command level experience with SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2
• Experience with SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 Management Studio
• SQL Server HA (high availability)
• SQL Server Replication
• SQL Server Database Mirroring
• Windows and SQL Server Clustering
• Ubuntu Linux, Docker and Puppet
• New database installations
• Database monitoring performance tuning
• Backups and recovery
• Database monitoring
• Server and database security
• Index management and optimization
• Experience in developing functions and stored procedures
• Capable of multi-tasking and ability to manage projects
• Experience with Postgres, Cassandra is preferred
• Experience in the social networking, dating, or other subscription-based business is a plus
• Bonus points for SQL Server 2012/2014 experience

What’s it like to work at POF?

• We have a fun and casual culture
• In-office yoga twice a week
• Our office is stocked with snacks and beverages
• Great downtown location with easy access to transit
• Awesome state-of-the-art office with fantastic views

Date Posted:
Apr 6, 2015 9:35 AM PDT
PlentyOfFish (

PlentyOfFish (
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

PlentyOfFish is the world’s largest online dating site, with over 80 million registered users. Beginning as a small start-up out of CEO and founder Markus Frind’s apartment in 2003, it soon revolutionized the online dating industry as the first free site. Since its inception, PlentyOfFish has offered the first and most advanced matching system in the industry and a series of personalized... more