Database Administrator

Position Summary:

This is a Microsoft SQL Server DBA role largely responsible for providing operational database services to the company. We are looking for a proven highly competent and highly motivated SQL Server DBA in this role.

Some of the primary responsibilities of this role include:

  • Managing SQL Server instances in a virtualized environment
  • Managing customer databases in a Production environment
  • Managing Sunbonn production databases
  • Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO)
  • Managing High Availability of SQL Server databases
  • Managing database backups and disaster recovery
  • Resolving database related incidents
  • Automation of operational tasks
  • Developing operational policies, procedures, controls and standards
  • Helping Developers to improve database performance

Position Requirements:

  • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server
  • Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts
  • Knowledge of indexes, index management, and statistics
  • Good knowledge of T-SQL and scripting (including PowerShell)
  • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory and proper disk configurations in a virtualized environment
  • Good communication and documentation skills are essential

Preferred candidates would also meet the following criteria:

  • Involvement with the MSSQL Server Community
  • Certification is a plus; MCTS, MCITP, MVP
  • Knowledge of Amazon Web Services is a plus
  • Knowledge of SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a plus

Experience with the following would be beneficial:

  • Windows OS configuration
  • Amazon AWS
  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Microsoft Distributed Transaction Coordinator (MSDTC)