Database Administrator
ICON Clinical Research - Warrington, FL

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Description

Database Administrator

Location – Warrington, PA

Competitive Compensation Package

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast paced, busy environment for a leading global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. As part of the ICON Medical Imaging Division this person is responsible for Database Administration. Responsibilities extend to troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc.

Overview of the Role

Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centers around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.

As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.

Troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc.

Detect and troubleshoot SQL Server related CPU, memory, I/O, disk space and other resource contention.

Setup backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication.

Setup indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching. How statistics work, how indexes are stored, how they can be created and managed effectively.

Write and troubleshoot SQL Code and design ( stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints )

SQL Database Operational support to tech users

Travel (approximately 5%) domestic and/or international

Other duties as assigned

Role Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

US/LATAM/CAN: a minimum 5 years of experience in database development and support in MS SQL Server environments

EU/APAC: prior relevant SQL programming experience

Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, security issues etc.

Experience in Performance Tuning, Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools.

Strong knowledge of backups, restores, recovery models, database shrink operations, DBCC commands, Clustering, Database mirroring, Replication.

Expert experience in implementing operational automation.

Strong knowledge of how indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching. How statistics work, how indexes are stored, how they can be created and managed effectively.

Knowledge of SQL Server tools ( Profiler, DTA, SSMS, SAC, SSCM, PerfMon, DMVs, system sprocs)

Documentation skills for processes and procedures ( creating KBs, runbooks, topology etc )

Proficiency in Microsoft SQL Server

Proficiency in Business computer skills

Organizational skills

Documentation skills

Communication skills

Benefits of Working in ICON

Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.

We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.

What’s Next?

Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.

ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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Data Management

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US-Warrington

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11/Feb/14, 5:22:01 PM

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