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Database Administrator (SQL Server)
The Database Administrator (DBA) administers, maintains, and implements policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company databases.
PriMARY Duties & Responsibilities
Installation, configuration, customization, maintenance and performance tuning of SQL Server 2005, 2008, and 2012 including SSIS and SSRS.
SQL version migration, patching and security management.
Monitor database server capacity/performance.
Perform database optimization, administration and maintenance (partitioning tables, partitioning indexes, indexing, normalization, synchronization, job monitoring, etc.)
Work with internal IT operations teams to troubleshoot network and server issues and optimize the database environment.
Enforce database change management standards as they relate to corporate SDLC (software development life cycle).
Proactively stay current with latest technologies and industry best practices associated to the position and responsibilities.
Provide development and production support to troubleshoot day-to-day database or related application issues.
Use existing processes for system monitoring, storage management, backup and recovery.
Verify database backup and disaster recovery strategies.
Implement database security to ensure compliance with corporate standards.
Develop and maintain documentation of the production environment.
Manage SLAs and strict adherence to production controls - Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) monitored via external audits?
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Must have experience on SQL Server 2005 and 2008
Recent experience supporting the installation and configuration of linked servers.
Experience troubleshooting performance issues using native tools, such as Query Analyzer.
Good communication skills: able to translate and complex technical concepts to peers, teammates, and management.
Other nice to have experience:
Experience with SQL 2012.
Experienced in architecting high availability, business resumption and disaster recovery solutions.
Microsoft SQL Server DBA Certification
Experience using third party tools such as SQL Sentry and SQL Safe.
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