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Database Administrator


Denver, colorado

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Full Job Description

As a member of CoreSite’s information technology team, the Database Administrator is responsible for the administration and enhancement of the database platforms, data integration platform, and enterprise applications that fall under the DevOps team. The position will participate in requirement specification discussions with various IT and Business teams and will contribute to the overall design and implementation of the evolving data platform. The Database Administrator will collaborate with the rest of the DevOps team to ensure smooth and accurate delivery of changes to databases.


  • Deliver innovative solutions that provide value to both internal (CoreSite) and external end users
  • Consult and partner with various IT and Business teams on current software and data delivery priorities
  • Maintain database backups, log shipping, and availability groups
  • Troubleshoot database performance issues
  • Install SQL Server as needed for new/replacement system deployments
  • Evaluate and apply patches to database systems
  • Document, calculate ROI and communicate proposed technology solutions
  • Participate in architectural and design discussions
  • Develop and modify CI/CD pipelines for database solutions
  • Develop and modify monitoring and alerting frameworks to support technology solutions
  • Participate in regular audit activities to meet various audit certifications
  • Assist in supporting the applications and infrastructure that the DevOps Team administers
  • Promote and demonstrate the behaviors consistent with CoreSite’s culture and values
  • Special projects as assigned


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to thrive in a hybrid work environment; 2 days per week in the downtown Denver office including Tuesdays and Wednesdays for in-person team collaboration
  • Utilize skills that span disciplines and comfortably play different roles in more than just one area
  • Pivot easily within a constantly changing Agile environment
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, driven individual
  • Communication skills, including: communicating at technical and business levels, and the ability to interact with people from all organizational levels
  • Ability to analyze requirements, retrieve source data, and present accurate results in a timely manner
  • Accomplished in using best practices for gathering and documenting complete and detailed requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or other applicable field preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in Database Administrator, Software Engineer or Systems Administrator role
  • 4+ years working experience with database platforms (SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL)
  • 1+ year working experience with SQL Server Always On Availability Groups and/or Log Shipping
  • Experience with CI/CD tools a plus (BitBucket, Jenkins, Artifactory, Octopus Deploy)
  • Experience with MuleSoft a plus
  • Experience with AWS a plus

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to handle or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop or kneel; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.


Compensation for this role includes a base salary between $$80,000 and $95,000 annually. This role is also eligible for an annual bonus and equity, based upon individual and company performance.

Posting Timeline: Through July 10, 2024


Not only does CoreSite have a fun, team-focused work environment, but we also offer great benefits to all employees regularly scheduled to work more than 20 hours a week!

  • First-day medical insurance through Cigna with generous premium cost coverage
  • Dental insurance through Delta Dental
  • Vision insurance through VSP
  • Telemedicine through MDLive for Cigna
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending account (FSA) plans
  • Health saving account (HSA) plans for employees participating in the High Deductible Health Plan
  • Life, AD&D, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance fully paid by the company
  • Voluntary coverage benefits for supplemental life, critical illness, accident, and hospital insurance
  • First-day eligibility for 401(k) savings plan through Fidelity, which includes an attractive matching company contribution
  • Discretionary annual bonus and equity incentive plan
  • Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP) with a 15 percent discount
  • 16 days of paid time off (PTO)
  • 11 paid company holidays and additional floating holidays
  • School visitation and elder care paid time off
  • Parental leave, adoption and surrogacy benefits, and family planning/fertility support
  • Wellness reimbursement program & wellness incentive program
  • Free parking or a company contribution toward a public transit pass
  • Education reimbursement and student loan debt assistance program
  • Employee assistance program, childcare resources, personal finance management support, and student loan debt assistance program
  • Pet insurance
  • Charitable matching program

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