Database Administrator

Job Overview

Database Administrator

Bachelors

Experienced

SUMMARY:

SQL Server Database Application Developer and Administrator will support our operating companies with server database design, development, support and enhancements. The DBA will be responsible for the installation, configuration and support of all SQL Database servers across all of our affiliated companies, providing strategic and tactical input for the planning and recommending of improvements to all DB systems and performing ongoing maintenance, monitoring and upgrades of all DB systems.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide infrastructure support for enterprise applications, data warehouses, and in-house developed applications
  • Perform maintenance operations daily, weekly or monthly on SQL Server databases and information systems to ensure efficient program operations
  • Develop, manage and test database and information systems backup and recovery plans, ensuring they meet the business Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) and Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
  • Prepare and perform production cutover plans to support development, test and production environments. Responsible for propagating production changes.
  • Develop overall integration tests to ensure code does not adversely affect existing programs
  • Document SQL environments, and help define and document processes and procedures
  • Monitor systems and platforms for security, performance and availability
  • Performance troubleshooting, tuning, indexing and query changes
  • Deploy database change scripts provided by third party vendors
  • Recommend, deploy and utilize tools to manage the DB systems
  • Provide timely responses to emails, phone calls, IMs, SMS messages, and other general communication from peers, users and management
  • Perform other duties as required
  • Special assignments as business dictates
  • On-call rotation and participation in special event coverage is required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 6+ years of SQL DBA experience
  • Experience managing databases. Proficiency in database administration, management, data imports and exports, and developing reports
  • SQL Admin function experience (backup/restore, shrink logs, replication, encryption, overall architecture)
  • Experience with DB Performance Tuning/Benchmarking/Trending
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory
  • Strong transact SQL skills, SSIS/SSRS and shell scripting technologies
  • Experience developing in an environment with high availability and short project timelines
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task and shift priorities, as needed
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business users, team members and management and identity needs, define processes, and evaluate technical solutions and strategies
  • Experience troubleshooting in a production environment
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and assistance
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • Fast paced office environment

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Job Detail
  • Experience6 Years
  • QualificationsBachelor Degree
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