• Expert DBA (Practice Fusion)

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco | US
    Requisition ID
    Posted Date
    2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
  • Overview


    Would you like to join Practice Fusion, an Allscripts company, as we work together to reshape the future of healthcare? We are on a mission to help small, independent medical practices thrive by offering best-in-class, affordable products that allow them to focus on what matters most – caring for their patients. 

    Practice Fusion is a leader in the electronic health record space with over 80 million patients served by doctors using our platform. Our award-winning, cloud based ambulatory EHR platform helps physicians thrive in an increasingly complex world by coordinating patient care. 


    • Bring both relational and non-relational chops to help us build and maintain our data stores both on-premises and in the cloud (AWS).
    • Ensure the continuous availability of our mission critical MongoDB clusters.
    • Help manage all aspects of our AWS instances and EBS storage backing our MongoDB collections.
    • Conquer the day-to-day operational aspects of our MongoDB platform:
      • Performance monitoring/tuning
      • Backup strategies for sharded clusters
      • HA/DR strategies
      • AWS multi-region replica set replication
      • Query tuning
      • AWS instance/storage design, provisioning and performance monitoring
    • Automate routine tasks with your own scripts and open-source tools (Chef)
    • Contribute to the team’s operational support for our relational DBMS platforms:
      • PostgreSQL
      • Microsoft SQL Server 2016



    Academic and professional qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or other related discipline



    • 2+ years solid experience scaling MongoDB across data centers
    • In-depth understanding of MongoDB HA/DR strategies
    • Amazon EC2/RDS proficiency
    • RDBMS administration experience (PostgreSQL/SQL Server)
    • Scripting abilities
    • Strong Linux system administration proficiency.
    • Experience with large, high volume, mission critical environments SaaS environments
    • Experience in an Agile or Scrum Environment­
    • Passionate about solving business data problems
    • Someone who thrives in a rapid paced environment and loves new challenges
    • Incredibly detail oriented and thorough


    Travel requirements

    Depends upon the project/program needs


    Working arrangements

    Hours required to complete projects/assignments

    Work is performed in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards

    Substantial time is spent working on a computer


    At Allscripts, our greatest strength comes from bringing together talented people with diverse perspectives to support the technology needs of 180,000 physicians, 1,500 hospitals and 10,000 post-acute organizations across the globe. Allscripts offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, including holidays, vacation, medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance and retirement savings.


    Allscripts policy is to provide equal employment opportunity and affirmative action in all of its employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for North American based positions with Allscripts must be legally authorized to work in the United States or Canada. Verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.


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