AWS Database Administrator (DBA)

  • 2810 Caribou Ct, Carlsbad, CA 92010, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

SET is a leading manufacturer of LTE/5G-based advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solutions based in Carlsbad, CA.  The company is entering an aggressive growth phase based on a proven track record delivering successful meter-to-cash value to water utilities.  SET delivers the newest-generation, LTE, secure, Cloud-based SaaS solutions that provide water utilities with recurring operating savings, safety improvements, regulatory compliance, and improved customer satisfaction.

SET participates in a robust, well-defined, multi-billion global market opportunity for AMI. The SET solution frees water utilities to both 1) augment existing AMI/AMR systems with LTE-based solutions 2) replace aging AMI/AMR infrastructure with LTE-based AMI/IOT networks that leverage a broad ecosystem of suppliers.

SET is growth oriented and profitable.  The company proudly stands on a five-year successful operating history and is abundantly backed by a leading, global private equity firm. 

SET products include fully-integrated, battery-operated, cellular endpoint transceivers and valves, installation tools, LTE network infrastructure, and award-winning cloud software and APIs for head-end, MDMS, CIS, CX, and payment.

SET is leveraging significant, core intellectual property in hardware, software, and network integration. SET eliminates the vendor lock-in experienced with current competitive systems, offering North American water utilities the power of choice by delivering next-generation AMI/IOT solutions compatible with any installed base or new water meters. SET takes full responsibility for the resultant network operation and performance with best-of-class dependability, quality and customer service.

Job Description

The DBA is a key member of the SET engineering organization. The DBA will own the scalability and resilience of the databases. You will be working with a collection of engineers to improve the efficiency and performance of the system while providing optimizations on the databases. SET DBs currently runs on AWS cloud and leverage MSSQL as well as RedShift.


- Support existing databases MSSQL and RedShift on the AWS cloud

- Automate day-to-day operational tasks through scripts

- Give advice to product and engineering teams on industry best practices

- Perform optimizations and indexes that will help improve system speeds

- Ability to perform scalability and stress testing on the DBs to test limitations

- Write maintainable, self-documenting code, as well as perform code reviews and participate in design discussions

-  Work closely with internal stakeholders to refine requirements as well as implement and maintain a well-designed solution

- Maintain DBs and stability of changes in AWS as code is deployed and used in production


- 5+ years of DBA experience with a proven track record of shipping high-quality production features on schedule

- 4+ years of experience building and maintaining cloud based OLTP database infrastructure

- Experience with DB management, indexing strategies, and performance tuning

- Familiar with MSSQL/AuroraDB/RedShift

- Built tools to help with automations on DBs

- Aware of current security regulatory restrictions

- Experience collaborating with peer stakeholders to deliver complex technical projects

- Unquestioned high-integrity, high-reliability, strong work ethic

Additional Information

Competitive base salary and vacation.  Medical, dental, vision healthcare coverage. 

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