Job Type: Contract to Hire Full Time
Job Location: New York

Senior Database Developer/Administrator

Contract-to-Hire or Full-Time

New York, NY
APX, Inc. is seeking a Senior Database Developer and DBA to design, develop and maintain Microsoft SQL Server-based applications.


  • Develop and maintain database-related aspects of applications based upon SQL Server 2019, SQL Server 2017, SQL Server 2014 as well as Azure SQL Database
  • Database design and development
  • ETL development with SSIS, knowledge of Wherescape is a plus
  • Implement query optimizations and performance improvements
  • Troubleshoot issues related to existing database code/functionality
  • Knowledge of certain DBA activities – partitioning, file management, replication, backups, index maintenance, etc.
  • Create technical documentation
  • Work with APX’s external DBA services provider


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or equivalent from an accredited college or university
  • 8+ years of recent hands-on database experience, including tables, indexes, triggers, queries, stored procedures, and functions
  • Extensive hands-on experience with SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2019

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management
  • Be a self-starter and work well independently as well as in a collaborative team environment
  • Comfortable interacting with executive team members and cross-department
  • Ability to quickly absorb business, technical, and market concepts
  • Proven ability to work calmly under tight deadlines or in critical situations
  • Demonstrated problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Query optimization and performance tuning experience, including execution plan analysis
  • Solid understanding of SQL Server Database Administration activities, including configuration, backup management, monitoring, and recovery
  • Experience with Microsoft Development Tooling, including Visual Studio, SSMS, SQL Server Development Tools, etc.

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