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Lead Azure SQL DBA
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
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Applied on February 1, 2023
Job Id #58783 Posted September 13, 2022

Lead Azure SQL DBA


  • Application DBA’s primary responsibility is to design, configure, deploy and administer Azure SQL databases on all environments including development, test, parallel, and production.
  • Application DBA will also assist with T-Sql and database triggers.
  • Application DBA will also help design logical and physical data models across all products.
  • The database/data expert operating between both the development and operational teams.
  • Understanding of non-functional aspects like Elastic Storage file systems, Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Availability, other capabilities of a database.
  • Partner with solution architect and development team in order to fully understand product requirements and configure the Azure database environments which meet these requirements.
  • Mentor, coach and share knowledge with other team members throughout the technology organization.
  • You thrive in a team environment but can also work independently but a team player and leader.
  • You are passionate about using your technical knowledge and skills to solve real business problems and are motivated by understanding the value that your work adds.
  • A self-starter that can manage their own workload and an ever-growing task list.
  •  Problem solving of potential roadblocks which could potentially impact patient care, strategic, and technical goals of the business.
  • You are passionate about creating innovative and exciting new technology and want to provide end users with the best possible experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Prior Investment Industry experience is required
  • A minimum of 5-7 years of experience as a Azure SQL DB
  • Experience with Agile & DevOps methodologies
  • Performs Azure development and design work that may include logical design, I/O design, cloud architecture analysis and design, and systems engineering.
  • Develops technical road maps for future Azure cloud implementations.
  • Ensures security is integrated into all cloud architecture solutions.
  • Performs advanced systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Acts as a subject-matter expert around Microsoft Azure for other sales and solutions teams
  • Write Spark code, Azure Functions etc. to meet the data movement and transformations requirements
  • Experience in all aspects of cloud computing (e.g. infrastructure, storage, platforms and data)
  • Data Layer
  • Azure MySQL Database Service
  • Azure MongoDB Service
  • Health-Check Monitoring Service
  •  Azure DevOps
  • Troubleshooting complex scenarios related to an Application Deployment
  • Should have knowledge of CI/CD pipeline and Dev Ops automation Able to recommend Microsoft Logic apps and any other relevant Micro services Knowledge of AKS and Kubernetes
  •  Should act as Tech lead and solve problem during lifecycle of the project.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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