Database Administrator | Ascend Analytics | $100k – $130k | Remote (USA)

Database Administrator | Ascend Analytics | $100k – $130k | Remote (USA)

100,000 - 130,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: October 4, 2024
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Job Description

About Ascend 

Ascend Analytics’ climate technology software and services provide critical insights to power the energy transition. The company’s products enhance critical power supply decisions from short-term operating strategies to long-term investment and resource planning. Ascend’s solutions serve as the core analytic infrastructure for electric utilities, independent power producers, electric retailers, and financiers of energy infrastructure. To learn more about Ascend, please visit us at     

Your Impact at Ascend Analytics 

As a Database Administrator at Ascend Analytics, you will be part of a collaborative team advancing software solutions and analytics to support the clean-tech power revolution. Your strong software engineering skills will support mission critical decision analytics for renewable and battery storage power providers around the globe. If you want to help shape a new future of a cleaner, most cost-effective energy supply and work for an industry-leading software company with dedicated and talented people passionate about our future, this could be a great fit. Ascend is a fast growing and profitable company with opportunity for advancement. 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Design and write clean, scalable, production code with a focus on OLAP and RDBMS systems 
  • Refactor code for improved performance, stability, and scalability 
  • Implement systems for collecting, storing, and working with data at scale 
  • Work with our team of developers, analysts and data scientists 
  • Communicate clearly and effectively (orally and in writing) with both technical and nontechnical stakeholders 
  • Contribute to scoping and design discussions 
  • This position involves working collaboratively both within your software team and outside with the front-end software engineers, data scientists, and technical sales team. The software development team follows an agile scrum process, and all team members are expected to contribute to technical design reviews, implementation strategies, operational system support, and sprint planning. 

 Required Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree (B. A./ B. S.) from four-year College or University in CS, Physics, Mathematics, or other technical field 
  • Strong understanding of Data Warehouse/Solution Design and Dimensional Modeling 
  • Strong understanding of Data Warehousing and OLAP defining, developing, and delivering data and analysis 
  • Relational Databases 
  • Multidimensional Databases  
  • Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)  
  • Oracle/PostGreSQL RDBMS 
  • Proficiency in OOPs 
  • Visual Studios Data Tools  
  • Complex SQL Language  
  • MDX Language 

 Preferred Qualifications 

  • Strong background in programming related to applied mathematical, engineering, and physical sciences  
  • Performance computing, including distributed and parallel computing technologies 
  • Oracle and PL/SQL 
  • Power BI experience 
  • Ability to communicate with impact and confidence, both orally and in writing 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, teamwork skills, and work ethic 
  • Knowledge of wholesale electricity markets; passion for renewables and storage 
  • Experience with code review, architecture, development, and promotion processes 

Compensation: $100,000 – $130,000                 

Negotiable based on qualifications and experience. Ascend highly values our employees and often pays above industry average.  

We offer flexible work hours in a relaxed environment with opportunities for advancement and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, parental leave, dependent care spending account, and a 401k plan.   

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Ascend Analytics is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information or other applicable legally protected characteristics.    

Ascend Analytics is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at