SQL Server DBA

Pawtucket, RI

Posted: 04/26/19 Category: Database/Data Warehousing Job Number: 7580

Position Title: SQL Server DBA

Job Location:  Pawtucket, RI

Interview Expectations:  Phone & in-person

Local Candidate: Yes

Required Skill Sets: 5 yrs experience working with SQL Server & supporting large databases.  ITIL V.3 certification preferred. Must have hands on experience with database architecture, data warehousing and disaster recovery


We are looking for a SQL Server Database Administrator to support applications and databases deployed at the organization. You will be responsible for maintaining production support for applications as well as ensuring the databases are functioning properly, taking backups of the repositories, performing maintenance on the systems (building and maintaining indices to ensure applications perform effectively and data can quickly be accessed), and managing the growth, patching, and end-of-life of the applications and databases to ensure the applications are running on efficient, manageable, and supported platforms at the organization.  You will work closely with other members of the database administration team, members of the technical infrastructure team (server, storage, network, security teams, etc.), application development teams, enterprise architecture, vendors, as well as with IT business liaisons to ensure smooth operations of applications and databases within the environment.

A day in the life as a Database Administrator:

   Day to day SQL Server administration and support including:
  • Support and administer various versions of SQL Server (SQL 2005 to SQL 2017)
  • Support and administer SAP HANA database
  • Support of MySQL 5.x, Sybase, and other smaller installed databases
  • Database software patching and day-to-day management
  • Support and refresh test environments to support business support needs
  • Manage SQL installations configured on Microsoft Clustering platform
  • Configure new backups of databases using native SQL backups, lightspeed and DD boost


   Day to day application administration and support including:
  • Perform Break/fix for database related issues
  • Monitor, manage, and trend database performance
  • Perform day-to-day administration of custom and off-the-shelf applications deployed in the organization' s environment
  • Plan and manage change controls for the environments


What you' ll bring:
  • B.S. or B.A. degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working with Microsoft SQL Server
  • A  thorough understanding of ITIL Incident, problem, change and CMDB concepts is required
  • ITIL V.3 certification preferred
  • Experience managing and supporting a large MS SQL Data warehouse
  • Experience with SQL Server performance tuning and troubleshooting
  • Experience working with Microsoft Clustering for High Availability
  • Experience with database replication technologies
  • Systems administration experience in a large heterogeneous Windows/UNIX/Linux production environment is required
  • Experience working with enterprise class virtualization technologies

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