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DBA Manager
Ref No.: 20-00187
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Duration: Permanent/Direct Hire
Compensation: up to $145k + up to 20% Bonus + Benefits
 
Responsibilities:
  • Candidate will oversee and provide hands-on 24x7 day-to-day operational support of the company's SQL database. 
  • Directly responsible for database design, engineering, implementation and operational support.
  • Supervise the database engineering team and ensure all associated database environments are current, reliable, tuned and accessible in accordance with service level agreements
  • Provider oversight and direction of the gathering, analyzing and reporting of performance metrics and root cause analysis of any issues pertaining to any databases assigned to team.
  • Assists Senior Management with developing and coordinating the implementation of work flow activities.
  • Recommends standards for enterprise applications/integration development and hosting across the corporation, including recommendations on development standards and approaches, security, automation, content management, configuration control, testing, rollout, and training.
  • Install, maintain and secure enterprise databases platforms both on-premise and in the cloud.
  • Manage and lead database infrastructure projects related to installation and upgrades.
  • Deploy automation technologies and procedures to support on-premise and cloud-based databases and applications. Drive operational efficiencies by automating and improving existing repetitive and manual processes.
  • Identify collect, monitor, analyze and report on platform performance data to improve platform performance, availability and capacity management.
  • Monitor and executes data backups, data replication tasks across various platforms to ensure data recoverability, fault tolerance and disaster recovery efforts.
  • Ability to provide 24x7 on call rotational support. 
Requirements:
  • At least 10 years of working experience as a Senior-level SQL Server DBA (or similar database).
  • Candidates with other database experience including, Postgres, MongoDB and cloud-based serverless database technologies are preferred.
  • At least 10 years of hand-on experience in database technology, design, implementation and management.
  • Ability to draw up requirements for drafting multi-tiered SLAs (both internal and 3rd party support).
  • Ability to ensure accuracy and completeness of data in master files and various support tools such as base dictionaries.
  • Strong problem solving and root cause analysis skills.
  • Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science related area.