• Irvine, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

iHerb Inc. is a leading online retailer of nutritional supplement and wellness products via its e-commerce website. delivers 35,000 products from over 1,500 brands direct to the customer in more than 150 countries.  iHerb’s growth has been recognized by Internet Retailer as a top 500 e-commerce provider in North America and recently as a top 300 mobile commerce business in the world.  In 2013 Google bestowed iHerb with its Google Trusted Store designation having shipped over 700,000 orders to customers in the US market with a 98% on-time shipping and a 99.9% issue free orders. 

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Sr. Database Administrator who will take responsibility for the installation, configuration, upgrade, administration, monitoring and maintenance of all the databases in our well-established,  growing e-commerce company.  This exciting career opportunity is based in our Irvine, CA office.


Role Responsibilities

  • Installation, configuration, upgrades, administration, monitoring and maintenance of all databases company-wide;
  • Development and design of database strategies, system monitoring and improving database performance and capacity, as well as planning for future expansion requirements;
    • Plan, co-ordinate and implement security measures to safeguard the company’s database.
    • Work with the software development team to develop T-SQL queries, stored procedures, and functions."

Technical Requirements:

  • 5+ years of SQL and Microsoft SQL Server experience in an e-commerce company, or a similar  high availability, high traffic high traffic databases;
  • Strong knowledge of relational databases;
  • A deep specialized domain knowledge and expertise in deployed systems (scalable distributed systems algorithms, storage allocation algorithms, deep database skills as well as setting up and managing fail-over clusters, developing and managing SSIS packages, database mirroring and replications);
  • Strong knowledge of T-SQL and database programming.


Core Attributes:

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently;
  • Superior troubleshooting skills with the ability to exude calmness and present effective solutions in high-pressure situations;
  • Ability to deliver results under tight deadlines. 



  • Bachelor's Computer Science or related field and/or equivalent directly related working experience;
  • NOSQL database experience highly advantageous;
  • An MCSE or MCSM highly desired. 

Additional Information

If you enjoy a healthy lifestyle, you should consider iHerb as your potential Employer of Choice.  iHerb offers a unique combination of workplace experiences in exchange for your skills and contributions, such as offers competitive benefits, and perks to keep you and family happy and healthy.  

Please Note:  At this time we are not offering and employer sponsored work authorization.