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Database Specialist

companyStrider Bikes
locationRapid City, SD, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Position: Database Specialist

Location: Rapid City, SD

“At Strider we love riding bikes, and we love inspiring kids to ride.”  This is the first sentence of our mission statement, and we are 100% dedicated to inspiring kids to not only learn to ride, but also develop a lifelong love of riding. 

There are very few places where a group of people come together in such an amazing way to build something awesome. It’s the energy of teamwork that makes us stand out.  Because here at Strider, we’re all about making progress together. Strider Sports International, Inc, is the South Dakota-based company behind the industry leading, Strider Balance Bike for toddlers and children. 

In this anything but boring environment, we support one another while working hard to build a strong company that changes kids’ lives, two wheels at a time.

We are seeking a skilled Database Manager with light scripting / coding (JavaScript, Suite Script) skills to join our dynamic IT team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for overseeing the performance, integrity, and security of our database (NetSuite). Ideally, the candidate will also develop and maintain scripts to automate routine tasks and enhance database functionality. This role requires a proactive individual with strong analytical skills and the ability to troubleshoot and solve database issues efficiently.

Qualified applicants must enjoy learning, have a desire to grow, and possess a cooperative team spirit. Candidates must be organized, driven, and be prepared to help make large contributions to the company’s ever-changing landscape.

All interested applicants must:

  • Possess a knowledge of Strider and the market we serve
  • Have 2 or more years of experience in database management and administration

Job Functions:

  • Serve as a brand ambassador for Strider
  • Database Administration: Manage and maintain the performance, availability, and security of company database – NetSuite and NetSuite Analytics Warehouse.
  • Data Integrity: Ensure the accuracy and consistency of data across the system.
  • Backup and Recovery: Implement and manage database backup and recovery plans to prevent data loss.
  • Optimization: Monitor database performance, identify bottlenecks, and optimize  queries and database structures.
  • Security: Implement and maintain database security protocols to protect sensitive information.
  • Scripting and Automation: Develop and maintain scripts to automate routine database tasks and enhance functionality.
  • Troubleshooting: Diagnose and resolve database-related issues promptly.  Understand and work with all 3rd party companies that are connected to the system.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other IT team members and departments to meet database needs and support projects.
  • Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of database configurations, procedures, and changes.
  • Compliance: Ensure all database activities comply with industry regulations and company policies

Qualifications:

  • Ability to make decisions and problem solve
  • Proficiency in database query optimization
  •  Experience with scripting languages such as Javascript or SuiteScript
  •  Experience with Netsuite or Netsuite Analytics warehouse is beneficial
  • Understanding of data warehousing and data modeling concepts
  • History of work with cloud-based database solutions
  • Familiarity with database backup and recover processes
  • Understanding of database security best practices
  • Attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy
  •  Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Beneficial Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in computer science, IT or related field is a plus, but not required
  • Thriving in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
  • Being committed to an active lifestyle and exercise
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude

Physical Demands:

  • Able to lift, carry, and move items up to 30 lbs.
  • Able to sit or stand for extended periods of time using a phone, computer keyboard and monitor
  • Able to travel freely throughout the US and willing to assist with some after-hours/weekend events

Location and hours:

  • This position is located in Rapid City, SD
  • Regular office hours are Mon-Thurs 7:30am to 5 pm and Friday 8 to 12
  • Hours will need to be flexed to achieve a 40 hour week

Pay:

  • $22 to $30 per hour depending on experience and up to 20% annual bonus eligibility
  • This is a full time, non-exempt position and qualifies for a full benefits package that includes paid time off, sick leave, a 401K plan, health insurance and an extensive list of perks. Strider values passionate people who believe their efforts will change the world for the better.

BEFORE taking action, re-read this ad and the job requirements to make sure it fits your skills and philosophy.  If you see yourself as a candidate submit a detailed letter describing why you are interested in working at Strider and why you feel are the perfect fit for this role.  Oh, and attach a resume as well. https://www.striderbikes.com/employment

Company Description“At Strider we love riding bikes and we love inspiring kids to ride.” This is the first sentence of our mission statement and we are 100% dedicated to inspiring kids to not only learn to ride, but also develop a lifelong love of riding.

Company Description

“At Strider we love riding bikes and we love inspiring kids to ride.” This is the first sentence of our mission statement and we are 100% dedicated to inspiring kids to not only learn to ride, but also develop a lifelong love of riding.

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