JRI America, Inc. is seeking a Senior MS SQL Server Database Administrator to work in Database Administration Group. The person in this position will be responsible to perform various database administration activities for SQL Server 2008/2014/2017 databases on Mictosoft Server physical and virtual platforms.
SQL Server database administration, configuration, load balancing, performance tuning, backup and recovery.
Database sizing and space management, SQL and command shell programming, SQL tuning, diagnostics of SQL Server 2008/2014/2017 databases.
Develop new and support existing SQL code.
Maintains working knowledge of the IT industry and vendor market to effectively address the development of database software systems and the ongoing demands for enhancements to existing systems to provide efficient services to business department and other database/application users.
Researches, evaluates, and recommends database educational material to peers and management.
Performs other job-related duties requiring the same general knowledge, skills and degree of responsibility equivalent to the assigned level.
Creation and administration of Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2014/2017 databases on Windows platform, following-up with IT and Apps Support teams on missing database backups, maintaining database reports catalog, documentation and management of database configuration drifts, continuous review of existing and creation of new database processes and procedures, periodic entitlement reviews.
Upgrading and patching Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2014/2017 databases
Implementation, administration and usage SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Server Reporting Services, Foglight. Knowledge of Microsoft Clustering Services and SQL Server Clusters is a plus.
Experience with SRM in standalone and clustered environments is a plus.
Development and implementation of database automation solutions and performing quality assurance verification of various database project implementations.
Proactive database performance monitoring and tuning, optimization of existing and creation of new database performance monitoring procedures.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
10+ years of related experience
Good written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills.
Ability to provide on-call support during off-business hours on regular days and the weekends
Strong technical documentation skills
Highly self motivated and directed
Keen attention to detail
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Strong customer service orientation
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Understanding of Microsoft SQL Server 2008, 2014 and 2017 concepts, theories, principles and best administration practices
Working experience with various database management systems in database implementation, testing, maintenance and administration in a multiple platform environment
Previous database administration experience with demonstrated ability and knowledge of various platforms
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
Rotating remote on-call support during off-business hours on regular days, holidays and the weekends
Associated topics: data administrator, data analytic, data engineer, data integration, data quality, data warehouse, database administrator, etl, erp, mongo database
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