Globoforce, Inc.

  • Senior SQL DBA

    Job Locations
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • The Opportunity

    The Opportunity:

    Globoforce are seeking for an experienced SQL Server DBA/Developer to expand their existing Database team. Reporting to the Database Team Manager, the successful applicant will provide SQL Server Database support, with particular focus on Architecture, Development, troubleshooting and Security. The role is responsible for Administering a highly-available Infrastructure in support of large-scale production and non-production ERP environments.


    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications


    The skills you will bring:

    • 5+ years’ experience with SQL Server Database
    • SQL Server Database releases
    • Knowledge of SQL Server Failover Cluster
    • Familiar with installation and maintenance of large-scale databases in Development, Test & Prod
    • Extensive experience of T-SQL
    • Experienced in DBA routine tasks and in managing users, roles, privileges and objects
    • Performance tuning of SQL queries and procedures
    • Knowledge of Windows Cluster
    • Experience in analysis & tuning of performance related issues
    • Experience with SQL Server Reporting Services
    • Experience of T-SQL from both Development and support perspective
    • Knowledge of Windows Server

    The Value you will deliver:

    • Installation & creation and ongoing support of SQL Server instances and Databases
    • Management & monitoring of Security
    • Troubleshooting of any issues which may arise during the course of the work week
    • Performance analysis and tuning of SQL instance, Database and queries on a pro-active & re-active basis
    • Applying new SQL Server patches & updates when available
    • Supporting regular scheduled deployments of new features as well as the regression activities around these
    • Create ad-hoc automated reports and/or monitoring checks as requested
    • Capacity and Performance planning, monitoring and reporting
    • Determine any shortcomings with the Database system and recommending enhancements.
    • Advise Developers on best practice and optimal approach in the use of T-SQL
    • Database implementation and performance tuning
    • Upgrade hardware and software as required
    • Backup & Restore according to industry standard principles and and DR scenarios are regularly tested



    • 25 days annual leave, increasing with years of service 
    • Company plan VHI Health Care & Dental cover for employee, partner and children 
    • A Pension commences after probation period - 
    • Participation in Globoforce’s employee motivational programs  
    • Discounted gift certificates  
    • Discounted TaxSaver Travel cards/free car parking (subject to availability) 
    • Income Protection  
    • Life Assurance  
    • Access to our Tuition Reimbursement Scheme  
    • Access to Globo University 
    • Additional ‘perks’ - Free breakfast cereal, fruit, tea/coffee, fantastic catered events throughout the year etc.


    The Company

    Pioneer of the WorkHuman movement, Globoforce makes work more human for millions of people and organizations worldwide. Today, Globoforce is the leading provider of human applications, including its award-winning social recognition and performance management solutions. Through its WorkHuman Cloud suite of products, companies can strengthen employee performance and the connection between people and teams on a more positive, emotional level – in tune with how work gets done today. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland. 


    Did you know 

    We are #2 Great Place to Work in Ireland for the medium-sized workplace category 

    We moved into brand new state of art offices just last year – check it out - 

    We are a true global company with our HQ in both Dublin, Ireland and Framingham, Massachusetts with remote employees scattered across the world 

    Our core values are: Respect, Imagination, Determination and Innovation.  If you are interested in learning more, please visit us at  

    Location: Globoforce, 19 Beckett Way, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12.   

    Our modern offices are easily accessible by Car, Rail (Park West & Cherry Orchard station – on the Dublin Connolly-Portlaoise line), Bus, LUAS and close to shops, restaurant, etc.   

    Office: Instead of reading about us, let us show you our great work space, and hear from our employees about Life in Globoforce We are also thrilled to share our new careers culture video so you can understand what it FEELS like to work at Globoforce & see our great workspaces by clicking here 




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