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Database Administrator

Date: 25-Apr-2012
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Database Administrator

* Take a leadership role by being self motivated and proactive in monitoring and analyzing existing databases, propose changes, and implementation of improvements

* Work with software developers on providing SQL and store procedure analysis

* Make recommendations to developers on how to augment and/or modify application to better utilize data base interfaces to improve data base execution and performance

* Apply best practices and appropriate tools to analyze, debug, and resolve data base performance issues

* Evaluate current database schema design and work with software development to normalize and optimize data base layout

* Work with operations on improving the monitoring of data base performance, capacity, and availability

* Evaluate content growth in data bases and make appropriate recommendations and adjustments to accommodate capacity proactively

* Drive back-up and replication strategy and implementation for production databases across all product lines to ensure recovery and/or failover

* Establish and maintain security policy and procedures as it pertains to data base servers and secure content

* Manage all housekeeping activities as they relate to data base management

* Recommend and oversee the application of data base administration and management best practices to improve the overall operational efficiency of production data bases

* Serve as a technical resource to internal employees and customers on recommending data base best practices and procedures to improve all aspects of data base operation

* Senior level experience (10+ years) in data base management, administration, and engineering

* Expert level knowledge on SQL and store procedures

* Expert level experience with Microsoft SQL Server and associate tools

* Demonstrated ability to leverage commercial tools to help in data base performance analysis and improvement, monitoring of data bases, and replication of data bases

* Experience with some or all of the following is required: VMware ESXi4.X, MS-SQL 2008 R2, database mirroring, IDERA

* Self starter that can work effectively across technology domains and groups

* Very good communication and mentoring skills likes to work with people, can effectively train and support Development, SQA, Operations, and Customer Support

* Willingness and ability to educate Development, SQA, Operations, and Customer Support on the utility and value of data base tools and technology

* In-depth experience working in Microsoft Windows OS

* Skilled in troubleshooting data base performance problems and working appropriate solutions with development

* Effective at time management, planning and scheduling work, and driving deliverables against plan

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