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Database Administrator

Company: Connexions
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionResponsibilities

• Analyze existing systems and make recommendations on which technology best suits the business requirement for high availability, disaster recovery or high performance.• Design and implement highly available production systems using the following technologies: Database Mirroring, Log Shipping, Windows/SQL clustering, Availability Groups.• Work independently or with other client teams to design or participate in functional/performance tests.• Diagnose and Resolve problems around database performance, capacity, replication, T-SQL, etc.• Proactively monitor databases for errors and respond quickly and effectively to troubleshoot and resolve DB on-going issues on all environments DEV/QA/PROD.• Validate and Install SQL CU/SP updates and instance upgrades.• Coordinate and schedule DB downtimes to perform DB maintenance procedures with customers/DB owners. i.e. DB patching, upgrades, etc.• Define Backup and Recovery strategies using technologies used at client end: Netapp Snapshots, SnapManager for SQL, Idera SQLSafe or Native SQL Server Backup/recovery Tools.• Perform advanced database administration activities including but not limited to: DB Performance Tuning, T-SQL tuning, Backup and recovery and DB disaster recovery solutions.• Communicate effectively with other groups gathering requirements for new instance build outs or supporting existing applications.• Create/update database documentation about standard procedures, DB technology features, or production issue troubleshooting.• Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise.• Review scripts submitted by the Development team for performance and standard adherence.• Work with development teams to deploy code in production when needed.• Participate in on-call rotations (future requirement).

Qualifications:• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience• 5-7 years' experience in Microsoft Windows/ SQL Server Technologies, .Net development.• Experience working on 24x7 environments oriented towards a zero downtime target.• Working knowledge or previous administration of SQL 2008R2-SQL 2019 and Windows Server 2003+.• Experience with ETL, DTS, T-SQL and SSRS, SSIS.• Ability to work with minimal direction, in a team environment.• Performance tuning for SQL server, queries, stored procedures, views, etc.• Hands on experience with configuring and administering Log Shipping and SQL Availability Groups.• Experience with SQL in virtual, physical and cloud-based environments.• Proven ability to quickly learn and implement new technologies• Experience with, or interest in learning, Oracle, mysql, Netezza, Hadoop database platforms, a significant plus.• Experience with SentryOne a plus.• Ability to code Powershell commands a plus.

Keywords: Connexions, Atlanta , Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Atlanta, Georgia

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