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US-TX-Austin,: The Database Administrator (DBA)

Date: 11-Feb-2015
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The Database Administrator (DBA)

Essential Responsibilities:

Manage the installation, configuration and administration of database management systems, utilities, and tools.

Provide support for production, QA, and development database environments.

Daily monitoring of database backups, jobs, logs, space, utilization and other parameters for all database environments.

On a rotating schedule, provide night / weekend on-call support for mission critical databases. Review all daily on-call reports as needed.

Perform tuning to ensure database optimization, review preliminary database designs, data analysis, and creation of new databases as needed.

Write coding/packages as needed to assist IT units.

Work with users to identify challenges and opportunities for improvement.

Deploy database patches and upgrades.

Deploy changes to production as requested.

Develop work plans for assigned projects.

Create documentation of database specifications and processes.

Translate requirements into database specifications.

Assist in training new associates both within department and within business units.


BA/BS in IT or Business related field or equivalent experience

2+ years of real-world experience as a DBA or equivalent

Experience with DB2 and/or SQL Server

Experience with SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, RAID, SAN, DTS, ETL, Crystal/Business Objects a plus.

Experience administering databases in a clustered environment a plus.

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