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Engineering Database Administrator


Lowell - Massachusetts - USA



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You’re empowered when you’re a Kronite

Want to be part of an elite group of highly skilled professionals? We think our employees are a special group of talented, energetic, and innovative people. And for that reason, we refer to ourselves as Kronites. Kronites care about more than just work. We recognize the need to maintain a healthy work-life balance — to live inspired. In fact, it’s expected! Whether you’re playing foosball in one of our game rooms, working up a healthy sweat in group fitness classes, or videoconferencing with Kronites thousands of miles away, you’ll soon learn that we take work and fun seriously. No matter what position you hold at Kronos, you’re a Kronite. And we want you to feel like you have the power to make a difference in your life and the lives of others, at work and beyond.

Kronos is the global leader in workforce management solutions that enable organizations to control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Tens of thousands of organizations in 100 countries – including more than half the Fortune 1000® - use Kronos time and attendance, scheduling, absence management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications.  Kronos customers include enterprises large and small across diverse industries worldwide including retail, hospitality, healthcare, manufacturing, public sector, services, and distribution.

Kronos is a privately held company and was founded in 1977. Headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Kronos employs more than 5,000 people worldwide.

Kronos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


You will work as part of a development DBA team to provide support to the engineering organization. In this role, you will;
• Work with remote development teams in various geographies
• Review new DB changes to ensure they adhere to standards & best practices
• Provide DBA support for DB environments used by development & QA
• Develop concepts and tools to solve & prevent problems and to increase efficiency
• Work with DevOps team to ensure the successful provisioning & delivery of the DB components of the application to a hosted, cloud environment
• Organize / Structure day to day documentation


• Computer Science or related degree
• 4-7 years of database administration experience
• Experience with RDBMS in a development organization
• PostgreSQL experience, specifically Postgres Plus Advanced Server (PPAS) is a plus
• Knowledge of a DBMS replication technology is desirable.
• Able to communicate effectively with teams across multiple geographies
• Strong SQL skill necessary
• Demonstrated use of one scripting language (e.g. python, shell scripting)
• Good knowledge of good DB design practices, performance tuning, scalability, enterprise system architecture and best practices
• Experience developing for a continuously integrated SaaS hosted, cloud environment
• Experience in both single and multi-tenant environments

EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.