Database Administrator – SQL Server DOT Foods


Location: Chesterfield, MO or Mt. Sterling, IL
Reports To: Business Systems Development Manager
Department: Information Technology

Responsible for SQL Server database structure, design, maintenance, and development standards.

Company Bio: DOT Foods

As a family-owned and -operated company for the past 55 years, Dot Foods has created a strong family culture within the business. As a vital part of that family unit, we want to ensure you feel included and respected for any differing ideas. We appreciate those opinions and count on them to make us successful. In addition to an inclusive working environment, we will provide you with:

  • An inclusive work environment where your talents can be fully utilized
  • Commitment to personal development and growth
  • Competitive pay with comprehensive benefits in a family-friendly environment


  • Execute database maintenance tasks, such as backup/recovery, patching, and failovers
  • Performance tune, optimize, and troubleshoot SQL servers using native monitoring and troubleshooting
  • Assist application teams with developing complex processes, planning upgrades, and configuring
  • Develop SQL Server applications that follow best practices and programming standards
  • Applies lean tools and thinking to identify and eliminate waste in all areas of the position

Role Specifics:

  • Travel – Occasional overnight travel. Ability to independently travel as needed, without restriction, by all
    modes of transportation, including car, plane or train for industry meetings or conferences.
  • After hours – on call rotation to support business needs; nights and weekend work as needed

Qualifications / Requirements

We need you to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or equivalent Dot experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

We'd like you to have:

  • Database design and modeling knowledge
  • Proficient technical background with SQL and T-SQL
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Safety: This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work locations, exercise and promotes safe behaviors and show unyielding support of programs, rules and policies regarding safety.

EOE/AA Employer: Dot believes all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities. Dot will not discriminate against its employees or applicants for employment because of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status or other basic classes protected by applicable federal or state law provided they are qualified for employment or for existing positions.

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