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Senior SQL DBA

🇺🇸 Remote - US

🕑 Full-Time


💻 Data Science

🗓️ April 1st, 2024

Who We Are: 

We are a national, innovative, high-growth software company devoted to K12 education administration. Our products beat the competition by focusing on all business operations of K12 schools, including both financial and school nutrition management. We have a deep understanding of K12 school systems and regulations, with a focus on providing creative, integrated and user-friendly solutions supported by excellent customer service. Our workforce is talented, loyal, dedicated and highly enthusiastic. This is a fantastic career opportunity for the right individual.  

We offer challenging work in a team environment. We respect each other and collaborate for continuous improvement. We are the experts in our product lines and we anticipate the needs of our customers. Our customers say we work efficiently and always strive to provide the proper solution. We have achieved this by building relationships based upon:expertise, patience, attentiveness, clear positive communication, tenacity, and a calm presence. 
LINQ is on a mission to empower central office heroes who make K-12 districts and schools stronger. LINQ improves efficiency, optimizes performance, and manages compliance through its suite of administrative, financial, and nutritional solutions; allowing administrators to make a bigger impact for their staff, students, and communities. LINQ is the first company to deliver a full suite of integrated solutions to manage operations at the state, district, and school levels. LINQ has helped over 30,000 schools and served over 17 million students to increase K-12 potential. 

LINQ’s Values: 

Count on us - We’re ready and reliable for our partners and each other 
Class of our own - We hold ourselves to a high standard of excellence   
Fair and Square - Integrity and mutual respect are table stakes   
Nourish Connection - We foster a culture of teamwork and trust   
Educated Advancement - Our deep knowledge and experience propel our development   

About The Team:  

As a part of our team, you'll find yourself working alongside talented individuals who share a passion for data management and optimization. Whether it's managing massive database clusters, fine-tuning SQL queries for optimal performance, or implementing cutting-edge technologies for high availability and disaster recovery, our team is committed to tackling challenges head-on and delivering exceptional results. 

About The Role: 

In this highly visible role, you will be collaborating cross-functionally with all of our partners across the business internally and externally to deliver innovative and scalable solutions that maximize value within the SQL Server Database 

Primary Objectives: 

- Manage and maintain SQL Server databases. 
- Monitor database performance, troubleshoot issues, and optimize queries for performance. 
- Ensure data integrity, security, and availability through backups, disaster recovery planning, and maintenance tasks. 
- Collaborate with development teams to design and implement database solutions that meet business requirements. 

What You’ll Be Doing:   

- LINQ Nutrition SQL DBA: Proficient in managing massive database clusters with a focus on performance optimization. 
- Handling of databases up to 30 terabytes in size 
- Ability to bridge knowledge gaps between Oracle ERP systems and internal database administration 

What We Are Looking For:   
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. 
- Proven experience as a SQL Server Database Administrator or similar role. 
- Proficiency in SQL Server database management, including installation, configuration, and troubleshooting. 
- Strong understanding of database security, backup and recovery strategies, and performance tuning techniques.  

What will Make You Stand Out: 
- SQL Server Administration: Familiarity with handling SQL Server systems, particularly in a contracting group environment. 
- Demonstrated ability to manage large-scale databases with meticulous attention to detail. 
- Capable of downsizing databases for large enterprises while maintaining performance and functionality 

The Tech:    
SQL Server, SSMS, T-SQL, SSRS, SSIS, etc.  

Travel Requirements:
Less than 10%

Total Rewards:

  • Remote working environment
  • Ability to work in a physical office, if near one of our offices (Wilmington, Irvine, and coming soon, Austin)
  • One America 401k plan with 4% employer matching on total earnings, not just base (100% fully vested)
  • Company Bonus Plan or Target Sales Commission Plan
  • Flexible Open Paid Time Off Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave Policy
  • 10 paid holidays
  • 16 hours of paid volunteer time
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield benefit network (medical/dental/vision)
  • Low-deductible PPO option or HDHP option with employer contributed HSA
  • Dental with child orthodontia
  • 100% Employer paid Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability/Basic Life/Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Health and wellness benefits including gym and Headspace reimbursement
  • Professional development opportunities
EOE Statement/Accommodation Notice:

LINQ is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Employment Opportunity Posters  If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please email  If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Lydia Buurma at  This email address is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requesting accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Please do not use this email to inquire about the status of your job application if you do not require accessibility assistance or an accommodation. Messages left for other purposes, such as solicitation, following up on an application or non-disability related technical issues, will not receive a response.