United Shore

Senior SQL Server DBA

Business Unit
United Shore


The Senior SQL Database Administrator is a key resource in providing technical leadership and support on all the stages of database architecture, implementation and database-related operational support.


  • Installation and configuration of new databases instances when necessary, and conducting upgrades and patch applications when appropriate
  • Design, implement and maintain database security based on company policy, best practices and any regulatory requirements
  • Provide solutions to development teams when proposed architecture does not comply with architectural, performance or security guidelines
  • Resolve database performance issues using all available tools and take corrective actions when necessary
  • Work with the development teams to ensure a solid understanding of the application and database requirements exist and configure database structures and parameters accordingly
  • Communicate to business customers, technical teams and management in a consistent manner making complex technical issues and solutions clear, simple and understandable
  • Possess overall understanding of IT architecture, infrastructure standards, database platforms and programming languages and tools
  • Go-to technical resource as it relates to database physical data storage, maintenance and security
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Data Management philosophies and apply them to existing and to-be architectures
  • Ability to produce clear documentation around reoccurring processes
  • Forward thinking, proactive approach to monitoring all databases
  • Ability to provide accurate resource and capacity planning
  • Manage backup and disaster recovery plans for all databases



  • Experience creating and designing databases
  • 5+ years of experience in database administration in a clustered/high-availability environment
  • SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012 or above Database Administration and Management
  • Proven track record managing multiple database instances simultaneously
  • Experience administering mission-critical transactional and decision support databases required
  • Experience with SQL Server High Availability technologies
  • Experience with SSIS and other ETL application support
  • Experience with setup and maintenance of SQL Server transactional and snapshot replication
  • Provide after-hours support when necessary
  • Computer-related degree or equivalent experience 


  • SQL Server 2014 Database Administration and Management
  • MCDBA certification
  • SSAS and SSRS administration experience
  • Experience in managing Windows servers a plus
  • Experience in working cohesively with Enterprise Infrastructure teams
  • Familiarity with data warehouse architectures and data encryption technologies 


United Shore is a diverse group of mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. We’re a $100 billion and growing, family owned and operated company that still feels like family. Our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals. 

Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus sports leagues
  • Wellness area, including an in-house primary-care physician’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon
  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast and lunch, and a dedicated food truck
  • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee
  • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks
  • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi
  • Escape room designed for team-building activities
  • Indoor/outdoor putting greens


All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation and change. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Team members may be required to perform other or different job-related duties as requested by their team lead, subject to reasonable accommodation. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Employment with United Shore is "at-will." United Shore is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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