Database Administrator Remote

  • San José
  • Uniform Advantage Brands


As part of our expansion plans as a growing, global organization, Costa Rica was chosen to open a Shared Services Center, which started operations in December 2020. While our Costa Rica business office is based in the beautiful and sunny province of Heredia, at a convenient We Work building with wonderful co-working space, most of our global team members in Costa Rica are able to work exclusively from home.


The Database Administrator will perform full administration and optimization of our database servers to achieve the following:

  • Availability - data is accessed via direct queries, reporting tools, replication and web queries against database servers and must be performing to business level expectations of performance. Replication knowledge is a must have as well as clustering knowledge. We do not use availability groups however extensively use replication and failover clustering in a vmware environment thus these skills are essential. Knowledge
  • Back ups - strong knowledge of backups and best practices. We use Ola Hallengren scripts in this shop.
  • Security - strong knowledge of sql server security and security best practices down to the object level is desired. Knowledge of proxies accounts, agent operator and credentials is desired as well so as to securely be able to implement service accounts.
  • Upkeeping - Strong knowledge of sql server patch levels and best practices. Ability to test patch levels and implementation in a lab environment. Sql server versions 2012 to 2019.


Closely following primary duties include Jira ticket resolution for developer tickets and production incidents using Jira.


  • Tsql skills are a must though not at the expert/developer level, enough to be able to effectively query the dmvs and create/debug diagnostics Tsql scripts and understand stored procedures.
  • Some azure skills are desired with a willingness to learn and become proficient in azure down the line.
  • Good ability to document processes (Jira, Confluence, excel or other) and adhere to these processes
  • Good ability to use excel.
  • Good ability to collaborate in a dba team (this requires clear communication skills)
  • Good personal habits such as communicating on time important events and ability to be on time for meetings.
  • Willingness and drive to learn more and be their best and grow.
  • Will be in a team with other dbas and a Senior DBA


  • Sql server DBA: 3-5 years (required)
  • Strong administration and tuning experience
  • SQL Server 2012 to 2019 experience is required


  • Bachelor’s degree in a course of study related to the occupational field is desired though not required


REMOTE - Work from Home

Have workplace flexibility - you’ll work exclusively from the comfort of your home with no commute! Remote employees are expected to be online and available during the core business hours for their team. Company computer equipment provided for business use.


UA BRANDS offers a full range of benefits that addresses both your health and financial needs.

  • Private medical insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program - self-care and support for life’s everyday challenges
  • Continuous remote work
  • Paid vacations
  • Holiday Pay
  • Social Security coverage (CCSS)
  • Workers Insurance coverage (INS)
  • Referral Program - Get paid to work with Friends
  • Regular Recognition, Social Activities and Events - Mandatory Fun


As an employee of any UA Brands division, you will be part of an established and dynamic organization. We believe that success starts from within, and we are seeking individuals who thrive in an environment that encourages and supports self-management. To provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at UA Brands will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. UA Brands does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. UA Brands will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.