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Database Administrator

Location: Draper, UT
Salary Range:Depends on experience & education
Benefits:Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Tuition Reimbursement
Employment Type:Full Time
Corporate Headquarters in Draper, UT

Company Summary:
1-800 CONTACTS is the largest ($600 million-plus) direct-Marketer of replacement contact lenses in the United States. Through its toll-free telephone number, 1 800 CONTACTS, and through its multiple Internet addresses—which include, and—, the Company offers essentially all of the soft and hard contact lenses produced by major contact lens manufacturers, including Johnson & Johnson, CIBA Vision, Bausch & Lomb, Ocular Sciences and Cooper Vision. The Company stocks the largest inventory of contact lenses in the world (20 million) from which it can ship approximately 95% of its orders within one business day of receipt.
Duties:The Database Administrator is responsible for the development and production databases of 1-800 CONTACTS.
• Perform database tuning and performance monitoring.
• Advise Software Engineers on issues such as database design, indexing, SQL tuning, stored procedures, and triggers.
• Work with project teams to assist with data requirements, data interface designs and data conversion efforts.
• Assist development staff with the debugging and optimization of SQL queries and stored procedures.
• Provide ongoing database performance tuning and upgrades, including: monitoring and evaluation of all database patches and service packs.
• Work as part of a team and provide 24/7 support when required.
• Work with other DBA’s and the software development team to design, code, test and implement database solutions as part of application systems development projects.
• Anticipate problems and take decisive action.
• Data modeling, database optimization, understanding and implementation of schemas, interpret and write complex SQL queries.
• Troubleshoot operational data issues and perform ad-hoc reporting as needed.
• Support the database needs of development teams as needed.
• Interface with Architecture group on new database design, functionality and implementation.
Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree highly preferred, ideally in Computer Science or applicable area.
• Must have a solid understanding of database connectivity with a secure mindset.
• 2 + years SQL Server work experience (or equivalent education) in DBA or Database Development role preferred.
• Knowledge of C#/.NET is a plus.
• Understanding of SOA and Service-driven development is a plus
• Familiarity with Agile methodology is a plus.

Personal Qualities:
• Data driven, demonstrating superior analytical skills.
• Have in-depth understanding of best analytical practices.
• Ability to spot errors and inconsistencies in data and analysis.
• Excellent communication skills, project management and decision making skills.
• Must have the ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment and deliver on commitments in a timely manner.
• Must have the ability to work independently as well as in a group dynamic.

Benefits available:
• Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
• Free yearly eye exam for employee & immediate family
• Full time associates accrue up to 19 days Paid Time off annually
• 401K with company match
• 8 paid Holidays
• Huge discounts on contact lenses and glasses for employee, friends and family
• Free on-site fitness center with access to certified trainers
• On-site restaurant with highly discounted meals
• Company paid Life, AD&D
• Supplemental Life available
• Long Term Disability
• Free 24 hour Nurse Line
• Extensive Wellness program
• Free soda, coffee, and drinks all day every day
• Free breakfast, fruit and bread all day every day
• Much, much more

Apply by emailing a resume to: Please list the position title in the subject line and specify how you learned of the opportunity.

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