Database Admin

Dallas
OPEN
Posted 5 months ago

Job Summary: 
Provide day-to-day support, proactive maintenance as well as performance monitoring and management for Microsoft SQL and Oracle Databases. Responsible for maintaining, enhancing and upgrading small to large and complex Database environments.

Job Duties: 

  • Technical responsibilities to include:
    • Database installation and configuration
    • Query optimization and performance tuning
    • Writing and maintaining SQL queries
    • Developing stored procedures
    • Database maintenance plans and query optimization
    • Manage Microsoft SQL backups
  • Maintain standards across all client environments including monthly
    maintenance plans and activities.
  • Address escalated technical support for Oracle & SQL issues that are escalated from Business Application teams.
  • Assist with project needs for IT Projects including Oracle & SQL upgrades, new application development, deploying infrastructure architectures, and support of onboarding new applications.
  • Manage high availability Microsoft SQL environments, including clustering and replication.
  • Assist with software deployment and management of the technical infrastructure.

Qualifications

      • Bachelor’s degree required, but will consider applicable work experience as it translates to an equivalent degree.
      • Must have 5 years’ database administration (DBA) experience.
      • Experience maintaining and troubleshooting production Oracle and / or Microsoft SQL server instances required.
      • Experience with large-scale database systems required.
      • Heavier Oracle skillset than SQL Server highly desired.
      • Experience with database monitoring and auditing required.
      • SQL Server and / or Oracle database performance tuning required.
      • Knowledge of Windows Server 2008 – 2012 required.
      • Must have experience running production SQL Server Database Clustered environments including: maintenance, tuning, backup/restore, analysis and troubleshooting.
      • Oracle 10g, 11g, (12c a plus) database administration experience highly preferred.
      • Oracle software installation and configuration on Red Hat Linux preferred.
      • Experience with Linux shell scripting preferred.
      • Knowledge of Oracle backup and recovery using (ex. export/import, RMAN, cold backups) highly preferred.
      • Knowledge of database management required; Unix/Linux background preferred.
      • Experience with Microsoft PowerShell scripting preferred.
      • SQL Server 2005 – 2014 database administration experience highly preferred.
      • SQL Server high availability utilizing AlwaysOn, log shipping, and clustering experience highly preferred.
      • Strong focus on data/database security preferred.
      • VMWare experience/exposure preferred.
      • Microsoft SQL Certified Professional is preferred.
      • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills required. Requires excellent one-on-one and group presentation and facilitation skills.
      • Must have a desire to work in a fast-paced environment and manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
      • Must have a natural sense of urgency and initiative and have a positive team player philosophy to be reflected in the daily work ethic.

 

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