Our client is seeking a Database Administrator to join their dynamic team.
Database Administrator Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Refine and automate regular processes.
Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real-time, providing end-to-end problem resolution
Work with vendors as needed.
Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
Assist in database design as needed with the expectation to research and recommend optimal design criteria.
Publish standards and work with development staff to standardize the environment and improve efficiency.
Use source control to track changes to the database.
Use DevOps practices to install, maintain, and deploy changes to systems.
Performance tuning and optimization of databases and stored procedures with the expectation that you will identify problems and implement solutions.
Collaborate with infrastructure engineers to optimize the configuration of servers and storage systems.
Install and maintain DBMS software using standard best practices.
Provide day-to-day monitoring, optimization, database maintenance, and developer support
Track issues and document changes.
Develop, troubleshoot and optimize T-SQL scripts.
Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
Support and enhance backup and recovery procedures.
Design, enhance, and maintain the database environment's security by performing periodic audits, maintaining user and object-level permissions, and overseeing patching of the database environments to ensure they are secure.
Participate in an on-call rotation to provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
Database Administrator Qualifications
A high school diploma is required.
8+ years of experience supporting multiple versions of Microsoft SQL Server databases as a Database Administrator.
Experience with performance monitoring, database backups, and recovery.
Knowledgeable on database performance tuning and SQL optimization
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server.
Experience with backups, restores, and recovery models.
Experience with writing complex T-SQL code, as well as troubleshooting and optimizing existing code.
Experience with PowerShell.
Working knowledge of data security, user authentication, and authorization.
Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).
Advanced process automation knowledge for deployments, maintenance routines, alerts.
Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment, across varying timezones.
Experience with SQLSentry, Visual Studio Code, and Azure Data Studio.
Cloud Experience (AWS, Azure, Google).
Server Virtualization using Microsoft Hyper-V and VMware.
Experience supporting web applications in a SaaS environment.
Experience with MySQL and PostgreSQL.
Experience with NO-SQL systems such as MongoDB, Elasticsearch, and Solr
Flexible, team player, “get-it-done right” personality.
A high school diploma is required.
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