Architect Database Administrator



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

About Us

Planful is the pioneer of financial performance management cloud software. The Planful platform, which helps businesses drive peak financial performance, is used around the globe to streamline business-wide planning, budgeting, consolidations, reporting, and analytics. Planful empowers finance, accounting, and business users to plan confidently, close faster, and report accurately. More than 1,300 customers, including 23andMe, Bose, Boston Red Sox, Five Guys, and Zappos, rely on Planful to accelerate cycle times, increase productivity, and improve accuracy.

Planful is a private company backed by Vector Capital, a leading global private equity firm. Learn more at

Job Description: Architect Database Administrator (SQL DBA)

10 years of experience and expertise in SQL Server and systems architecture design, development and implementation.

The SQL Server Database Architect will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining complex SQL Server databases to support our enterprise applications. This role requires extensive experience with SQL Server architecture, performance tuning, data modeling, and database security.


  • Design and implement high-availability, scalable, and secure SQL Server databases
  • Collaborate with application developers to design database solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Monitor and optimize database performance, including query tuning, indexing, and storage optimization.
  • Implement best practices for database maintenance, including backup, recovery, and disaster recovery planning.
  • Ensure the security of the database infrastructure, including encryption, access controls, and compliance with industry standards and regulations.
  • In depth understanding of SQL Server AlwaysOn architecture with multi subnet.
  • Exposure to SQL Sentry monitoring tool
  • Exposure to AWS EC2, S3 services
  • Knowledge on Powershell Scripting
  • Knowledge on MONGODB Administration is add on
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior database administrators and developers.
  • Stay current with emerging technologies and industry trends related to database management and architecture.

Required skills :

  • Extensive experience with SQL Server versions (2016, 2019, or later).
  • Proficiency in SQL, T-SQL, and database scripting.
  • Strong knowledge of database design principles, normalization, and data modeling techniques.
  • Experience with performance tuning, query optimization, and indexing strategies.
  • Familiarity with database security best practices and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Experience in SQL server high availability solutions (Logshipping, AlwaysOn)
  • Experience with SQL Server Analysis and Reporting Components (SSAS, SSAS)
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.