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Database Administrator



Software Engineering, IT
Multiple locations
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024


Right now, we are searching for an outstanding, brilliant, & driven Database Administrator (DBA) to join our DevOps team. In this role, the DBA will provide SQL Server administration, design, and development support in our diverse, fast-paced, & growing environment. The DBA will also analyze system performance, database performance, system health checks, and collaborate with Application Engineering teams to tune new and existing database access interfaces. This role provides plenty of opportunity for personal growth and development, while interacting with a positive, open team that is supportive of continued knowledge sharing and team advancement.


  • Performs system and application monitoring and alerting related to the SQL Server environment

  • Works with the Application Engineering teams in maintaining stored procedures, indexes, etc.

  • Automates Systems Management tasks

  • Conducts Performance Analysis and tuning, specifically in a .NET/MS SQL environment

  • Operationalizes new technologies introduced into the environment

  • Works with the Business Product Owners to identify priorities for Application Development and enhancements; acquires resources for projects to fit the current and future needs of the Business

  • Participates in an on-call response rotation (24x7 environment)

  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Ability to demonstrate creative thinking, advanced problem-solving, and troubleshooting

  • Experience administering MS SQL Server (versions 2008, 2012, 2014, & 2016)

  • Knowledge of High Availability solutions, such as Mirroring, Replication, Clustering, & Always On (Availability Groups)

  • Understanding of database security users and roles

  • Basic performance monitoring and analysis of SQL queries

  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills, integrity, and personal responsibility

  • Eager to learn new technologies & take personal responsibility/ownership for technical projects

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience

  • 0-3 years experience in a prior DBA role

  • Permissions/User Management experience is highly preferred

  • Experience in query optimization and performance tuning, using SQL Profiler and other troubleshooting tools, such as the SolarWinds Data Performance Analyzer

  • Experience with Microsoft Azure, SSIS, SSAS, or PowerShell


Through a smart platform and better experience, Waystar helps providers simplify healthcare payments and yield powerful results throughout the complete revenue cycle.

Waystar’s healthcare payments platform combines innovative, cloud-based technology, robust data, and unparalleled client support to streamline workflows and improve financials so providers can focus on what matters most: their patients and communities. Waystar is trusted by 1M+ providers, 1K+ hospitals and health systems, and is connected to over 5K commercial and Medicaid/Medicare payers. We are deeply committed to living out our organizational values: honesty; kindness; passion; curiosity; fanatical focus; best work, always; making it happen; and joyful, optimistic & fun.

Waystar products have won multiple Best in KLAS® or Category Leader awards since 2010 and earned multiple #1 rankings from Black Book™ surveys since 2012. The Waystar platform supports more than 500,000 providers, 1,000 health systems and hospitals, and 5,000 payers and health plans. For more information, visit waystar.com or follow @Waystar on Twitter.


  • Competitive total rewards (base salary + bonus, if applicable)
  • Customizable benefits package (3 medical plans with Health Saving Account company match)
  • Generous paid time off starting at 3 weeks + 16 holidays, including your birthday and volunteer time
  • Paid parental leave (including maternity + paternity leave)
  • Education assistance opportunities and free LinkedIn Learning access
  • Free mental health and family planning programs, including adoption assistance and fertility support
  • 401(K) program with company match
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee resource groups

Waystar is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We celebrate, value, and support diversity and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, marital status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.