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Senior Database Administrator
Ref No.: 18-40201
Location: Austin, Texas
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
The SQL Database Administrator builds high-quality, high-performance, scalable database systems to meet the demands of our rapidly growing and ever-changing environment. This team member uses repeatable practices to ensure data availability, integrity and security. The SQL Database Administrator interacts with Developers, Business Analysts, and Network Engineers, as well as other team members involved in project planning, development and testing.

  • Perform regular database maintenance tasks such as rebuilding indexes, performing upgrades and regulating storage management
  • Manage database availability, backup/restoration and recovery systems
  • Monitor database system resources and performance

  • 6+ years of enterprise experience managing large SQL Server environments (multi-terabyte range)Experience as a database administrator working on SQL Server 2012 and higher versions
  • Knowledge of public cloud infrastructures and migration of on-premises SQL Server databases into the cloud (Azure)
  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of SQL performance on various compute and storage regimes including SAN, local array, physical server, virtualized server (VMWare)
  • Ability to work with minimal direction
  • Ability to organize and prioritize projects and manage a workload
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to identify areas that need proactive updates, improved security and planned maintenance
  • Ability to implement and document processes and procedures focused on improving the IT framework