SQL Server DBA with Azure

Durham, North Carolina

Posted: 06/26/19 Category: Database/Data Warehousing Job Number: 7882

Position: SQL Server DBA (w. Azure)
Location:  Durham, NC

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for administration, maintenance and availability of enterprise production environments.
  • Ensure backup and recoverability of all enterprise databases.
  • Ensure data security. Define and implement database access control policies and procedures.
  • Works with Data Architect on long term strategy to ensure integrated database systems. Advise on physical data model and implement changes.
  • Responsible for capacity planning, working closely with Infrastructure group to allocate appropriate database resources on servers.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of technology and production processes company-wide. Keep abreast of new design tools, hardware, software, and technology and make recommendations for future deployment.
  • Provide technical leadership. Mentor junior staff on database technical details. Provide technical assistance to developers.
  • Monitor server databases to ensure optimum performance, analyzing and resolving performance issues ensuring maximum uptime.
  • Create and maintain quality control and auditing of databases.
  • Develop and adhere to common database standards and procedures within a production operations unit. Maintain documentation related to database platforms, guidelines, methods and standards.
  • Coordinate with technical project managers, developers and other team members to coordinate database requirements across projects.
  • Triage/track outstanding issues, providing solutions to resolve defects and issues.
  • Develop and adhere to common database standards and procedures within a production operations unit. Maintain documentation related to database platforms, guidelines, methods and standards.
  • Interact with business users verifying or helping to verify data integrity.
  • Responsible for administration, analysis, design, and creation of new SQL server databases.
  • Document and improve existing processes related to operations and daily work.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • May escalate issues to supervisor/manager for resolution, as deemed necessary.
  • Mentor other staff as applicable.
  • Review and comply with the Code of Business Conduct and all applicable company policies and procedures, local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Assist with various projects as assigned

EDUCATION:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree required; Advanced Degree desirable

EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • 5 – 8 years’ related experience; or a Master’ s degree with 3 years’ experience; or a PhD without experience; or equivalent directly related work experience.
  • Installation, configuration, maintenance and performance tuning .
  • Experienced with Backup / Recovery strategies
  • Experienced with High Availability configurations
  • Strong performance tuning skills
  • Strong problem solving skills in virtualize database environments.
  • Demonstrated ability using database monitoring tools.
  • Ability to be proactive and work well under pressure
  • Must be able to read and comprehend complex technical documents.
  • Must be able to work extended hours as needed and limited overnight travel will be required as needed

Shannon Goodrich

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