DBA: SQL Server

for DEFY Media in Los Angeles, CA

SQL Server DBA, SQL scripts for complex queries, application flow charts, configuration, load-balancing, failover, caching 
Los Angeles, CA
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Defy Media is a happening place to work!  You know Prank-It-Forward and Honest Trailers?  They all start here.
And... We need a super-star SQL Server DBA!

We are looking for a senior level DBA/DB Developer for a team that is responsible for the design and development of high-traffic web properties.  The ideal candidate will work within a fast-paced and challenging environment to architect, develop and enhance all aspects of MSSQL databases and applications.

This position is geared towards a creative, logical, and self-driven person who can provide a technical vision and is comfortable working without a safety net.  High standards for quality, attention to detail and responsibility are key attributes of this position.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop back end solutions for dynamic, high-traffic web applications.

  • Create SQL scripts to perform complex queries.

  • Generate application flow charts and technical documentation.

  • Be a resource for application developers in the realm of data storage and processing

  • Keep abreast with the latest technologies and apply them.


  • 3+ years experience with MSSQL 2008.

  • 3+ years experience in writing stored and complex queries.

  • Expertise with MSSQL configuration, load balancing, failover and caching technologies.

  • Proven experience in troubleshooting and solving complex problems.

  • Must demonstrate good communications skills.

  • Must be highly motivated, creative and thorough.

  • Must be comfortable working with source control.

  • Fluent in SQL scripting language.

  • Experience programming in C# .NET and/or PHP 5+ a huge plus.

Defy Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Carol Newton
DEFY Media
5757 Wilshire Blvd
Ste 300
Los Angeles, CA 90036