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Sr. SQL Database Administrator

Date posted 10/27/2020 Requisition Number: 269554BR-1 Location: United States - Missouri - Maryland Heights Area of Interest: Database Administration/Architecture, Information Technology Position Type: Full Time
JOB SUMMARY
Responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of production databases in compliance with application specifications and company policies, standards and procedures. Manages and maintains all production and non-production databases. Responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of the automation platform.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Administer automation platform and assist in code development via Ansible and Oracle Application Express tool set.
  • Support internal SSRS and Power Bi report development
  • Supports multiple services and multiple databases of medium complexity with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of data.
  • Designs and maintains access and security administration.
  • Designs, implements and maintains backup and recovery strategies on Database Management Systems.
  • Supports multiple services and multiple databases of medium complexity with multiple concurrent users, ensuring control, integrity and accessibility of data.
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Knowledge of Always-On, High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server.
  • Troubleshoots alerts (alert log, Jobs, Disk Group, Tablespace etc.) and performance issues.
  • Performs capacity planning of SQL server environment and provides recommendations to management to sustain business growth.
  • Designs, implements, maintains Disaster Recovery (DR) methodologies and creates documentation.
  • Gathers business requirements and designs, implements multiple projects along with the production support.
  • Creates standard operational procedures and templates.
  • Acts as mentor for Database Administrators and Associate Database Administrators.
  • Performs research and provides plans to remediate complex business problems.
  • Assists the development teams to improve database design and procedures on TSQL best practices etc.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills/Abilities and Knowledge
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Strong knowledge of database architecture and its implementation
  • Strong automation background
  • Strong understanding of best practices in maintaining medium to large scale SQL Server database systems
  • Strong programing experience
  • Strong knowledge of the following programming language (TSQL, PowrShell, Ansible, .net)
  • Strong understanding of Change Management procedures
  • Strong knowledge of Instance, database and query tuning to improve the performance of the database/application
  • Strong understanding of SAN technologies related to SQL server disk layouts
  • Strong knowledge of Windows operating systems and shell scripting
  • Strong Knowledge of SSRS and PowerBi
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing in a clear and straightforward manner
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and company personnel
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems while working under pressure
  • Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
  • Ability to show judgment and initiative and to accomplish job duties
  • Ability to use personal computer and software applications (i.e. word processing, spreadsheet, etc.)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work with others to resolve problems, handle requests or situations
  • Ability to effectively consult with department managers and leaders

Education
BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field or equivalent work experience

Related Work Experience
6 to 9 years of experience working with SQL and various database management systems in testing, implementation, maintenance and administration in a multiple platform environment

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office environment
24x7 on-call support

The health and safety of our employees and candidates is very important to us. Spectrum has adopted virtual mobile recruiting tools that allow us to continue meeting new candidates. We look forward to “virtually” meeting you.


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