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MS SQL Server DBA (local candidates only; no sponsorship provided)

Company Overview

Infutor provides world-class data solutions for businesses to most accurately identify key consumer information, powering them to make critical, strategic business decisions. We do this through access to the most comprehensive and accurate data, provided through powerful and flexible technology, giving businesses extensive insight into the core of their business. Infutor's data solutions drive essential business functions in identity verification, fraud and risk, marketing, analytics, multi-media, and compliance applications.

Infutor was formed in 2003 as a compiler of mass telephone and referential data assets. Since then, Infutor Data Solutions has grown into a full-service provider, producing world-class data solutions, which empower businesses to make critical, strategic decisions. In 2016, Infutor received a large strategic investment led by the growth equity team at Norwest Venture Partners, a global multi-stage investment firm with more than $6 billion in capital under management.

Infutor’s headquarters are located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. with offices in Fort Myers, FL., and San Rafael de Escazú, Costa Rica.

Job Summary


The MS SQL Server DBA will work in our growing technology team. You will focus on our MS SQL Server databases in development and production in a high-availability environment.

Our SQL Server databases power our customer facing applications that include API, batch and query access. We are looking for an expert database technologist that enjoys working with large databases (4TB+), high volumes, replication and has deep experience with MS SQL Server and enjoys working with a fun supportive team in a fast growing, dynamic company. 

The MS SQL Server environment is currently in two data centers running in 2008 and 2008R2, and some applications are being migrated to AWS and will be running in 2017 utilizing the AWS RDS Service.

This role will support our Senior DBA and focus on supporting our development teams as they work to improve performance and access of databases that our customers use to access our large consumer identity graph. You will also focus on production database tuning, backups, replication, improving queries and optimizing data movement into the databases.

This role will also have the opportunity to learn and support new technologies around an AWS Data Lake, EMR/Hadoop Spark, HDFS and HIVE SQL queries.

This role will report to the VP of Data Engineering, and be based in the corporate headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace, IL.

Responsibilities and Duties

As a MS SQL Server DBA, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Collaborative design, development and query optimization with programmers to tune indexes, queries and stored procedures.
  • Physical database design, construction and implementation using current database technology
  • Performance monitoring and tuning (OS, Disk, SQL Server, Query level tuning)
  • Strong knowledge of indexes, index management, integrity checks and configuration patching
  • Database backup and recovery
  • Capacity planning, monitoring, and upgrade planning and implementation of SQL Server Software.
  • Ability to collaborate with and support the infrastructure team

Qualifications and Skills

Ideal Technical Expertise:

  • 2+ years of experience as a SQL Server DBA
  • 5+ years of professional technical experience (as a data analyst, DBA, developer, etc)
  • Experience with SQL Server 2008 (or R2), Replication and Production Maintenance is also required. Experience with SQL Server 2016/17 is a plus
  • In-depth knowledge of transactional replication and database mirroring
  • Significant breadth and depth of experience in the design, development, maintenance and administration of databases
  • Be able to fulfill On-Call rotation requirements after hire
  • BS in Computer Science or Information Technology or similar field
  • Current MCSA (Database Administration) or MCDBA certification is preferred
  • Experience with AWS, RDS and S3 is a strong plus
  • Experience with Oracle or NoSQL databases is also a plus

Ideal Business Expertise

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • ​Self-starter
  • Problem solving
  • Quality focus 
  • Quick learner interested in self-development
  • Ability to multitask with multiple projects and work independently

Benefits and Perks

Because at Infutor, People Matter

Our total rewards package is competitive and offers a wide range of options, including tools and resources that help employees live their best life, grow personally and professionally, and get rewarded for the results they deliver. Our benefit programs and services help employees attain their future retirement savings and career goals, as well as help to meet their everyday needs today.

Our benefit offering is designed to allow employees to tailor a benefits package that best meets their unique needs. Benefits are offered through a partnership with ADP TotalSource, providing online access to enrollment, resources, and support.

Our benefits are subject to change, and offered to Full-Time, Permanent Employees.

  • Ownership—Performance Unit Grants
  • Corporate Bonus Program Eligibility
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • 401(k) Match
  • 100% employer paid monthly premiums for Employee Only Coverage for Medical, Dental, & Vision.
  • A variety of medical and prescription drug insurance plan options available through our provider, Humana , including a Health Maintenance Organization (HMO) Plan, two Point-Of-Service (PSO) Plans, and a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP).
  • Dental ( Guardian ) and Vision ( VSP ) insurance.
  • Free Access to Life Management Tools: Employee Assistance Program, Discounts, Wellness, and iLearn Professional Development Portal
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) for Healthcare and Dependent Care through WageWorks. A Healthcare Spending Account (HSA) is available when you choose the HDHP.
  • 100% employer paid Group Term Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Personal Loss Insurance, and Long-Term Disability .
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan administered by Voya that allows participants to have the choice of Roth or pre-taxed contributions automatically deducted from your pay.
  • Voluntary Benefits designed exclusively for ADP TotalSource by Mercer Voluntary Benefits, a leader in employee benefits program design. Utilizing Mercer’s Marketplace portal, this value-based program provides access to a wide variety of insurance products and services that offer the advantage of group rates and the convenience of payroll deductions.
    • Auto & Home Insurance
    • Pet Insurance
    • Group Legal Services Plan
    • Identity Protection Insurance
    • Voluntary Term Life Insurance & Group Universal Life Insurance
    • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability Coverage
    • Critical Illness Insurance
    • Accident Insurance
    • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • Paid Time Off for vacation, illness, and parental leave.
  • Company sponsored events and much more!
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World-class office building across from the Willis Tower; conveniently located near Union Station, several CTA stops, and even has water taxi stop!

An Insider's view of Infutor Data Solutions

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Infutor has a culture of data-driven excellence in a transparent, friendly and supportive work environment. We know the happier our employees are, the more successful they will be. You can find employees in our offices collaborating on projects, playing ping pong to build strong teamwork or celebrating wins with company outings and happy hours.

Kristina Zwolfer

Marketing Operations Specialist

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Everyone at Infutor is aligned- we all want the success of Infutor and we work together as a team/family to achieve our goals. Even for those moments when you feel the pressure of a new contract or a new test, you can feel compromise in the spirit of collaboration. Collaboration is an opportunity to both learn and understand the vision of others.

Diego Solis

Manager of Development

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Since joining Infutor my career has grown exponentially. I attribute this to the trust and confidence provided by our leadership team, which creates an environment that fosters collaboration & fun across the organization and enables high performers to focus on what they love to do.

Eric Greuel

Director of Operations

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The momentum of the company is awesome and is apparent throughout the marketplace. We want fighters, people who are relentless. Our employees are not afraid to face challenges head-on and want to continue to evolve as individuals for the greater good of the company. This contagious energy gives Infutor the fuel we need to execute our shared vision.

Gary Walter


What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

The challenge that is most exciting to me is creating and encouraging an environment of innovation and entrepreneur-ism that is needed to keep up accelerated growth while building an infrastructure and measurement process that scales the business efficiently, recognizes success and flags failures quickly.

Jeff Beard


What are Infutor Data Solutions Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Ownership—Performance Unit Grants. Corporate Bonus Eligibility. Peer Recognition Awards. Employee Referal Bonus Program. Free Access to Office Health Club (Oakbrook employees). Medical & Prescription Drug Insurance (monthly premiums 100% paid for employee only coverage!). Dental Insurance (monthly premiums 100% paid for employee only coverage!). Vision Insurance (monthly premiums 100% paid for employee only coverage!). Provided at No Cost to Employees: Group Term Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, and Accidental Death & Personal Loss Insurance. Flexible Spending Accounts for Health Care and Dependent Care.
Free Access to Life Management Tools: Employee Assistance Program, Discounts, Wellness, and iLearn Professional Development Portal
Auto, Home & Pet Insurance
Group Legal Services Plan
Identity Protection Insurance
Voluntary Term Life Insurance & Group Universal Life Insurance
Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
Short-Term Disability Coverage
Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance & Hospital Indemnity Insurance
Paid Time Off for Vacation, Illness, & Maternity/Paternity Leave
Corporate-sponsored Activities & Events Year Round

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