Database Administrator
NVR - Canonsburg, PA

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Stability, growth, leadership …if you are seeking a future filled with opportunity then we would like to talk with you. NVR, Inc. (parent to Ryan Homes, NVHomes) is one of the largest homebuilding and mortgage banking companies in the nation. We are currently the most profitable US builder and we have generated the industry’s highest earnings per share growth rate over the last 10 years. Founded in 1948, the company has grown to over 2,500 employees operating in major cities in the eastern half of the United States.

Enjoy the NVR experience while benefiting from the results!

NVR Inc. is seeking a highly self-motivated individual to assume the position of Database Administrator for our office in Canonsburg, PA.

As a Database Administrator, you will:
Administer, maintain and support production and development Progress, Pervasive and SQL Server, databases

Support application developers in problem determination regarding production and development database problems

Complete performance analysis, optimization of stored procedures, triggers and other processes using database server resources. Tuning, enhancements and corrective actions will be coordinated with Sr. DBA.

Monitor database for integrity, quality and security.

Maintain database Operational, Security and Disaster Recovery standards & procedures.

Oversee that all databases within authority are backed up every night and restores are tested quarterly.

Serve as backup DBA for other NVR database disciplines. Learn administration of additional databases utilized in NVR’s environment.

Perform operational tasks in change control process.

Lead Small projects utilizing the NVR SDLC.

To be considered for the position of Database Administrator, you should have:

Minimum Qualifications

3+ years professional experience as a Data Base Administrator

2+ years professional experience as a Progress Data Base Administrator

1+ years professional experience as a Pervasive Data Base Administrator

1+ years professional experience as a Microsoft SQL Server Data Base Administrator

1+ years professional experience developing scripts utilizing Power Shell

Bachelor's degree (in Computer Science, Information Technology, or other related field) or equivalent work experience

Experience writing and supporting stored procedures

Strong SQL Query Tuning experience

Proficiency with Windows Operating Systems and Windows Server services

Responsibility for production and development environments

Excellent oral and written communications skills.

Desired Qualifications

Progress 4GL experience

Experience with SSIS, SSRS, Hyperion, or DataStage is a plus

Experience in Informix Database Administration is a plus

Experience supporting .NET (C#, ASP) application development is a plus

Superior customer service skills.

Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.

When you work for an industry leader, we reward you with:
Excellent Salary Package

Outstanding Growth Potential (90% of our managers have been promoted from within)

Lucrative Profit Sharing/Stock Option Plan

Relocation Assistance


Medical Insurance (HMO or PPO)

Dental Insurance

Paid Vacations and Holidays

Home Purchase Discount

It takes a strong team to build a successful company and if you are interested in taking part in tough challenges to come up with smart solutions, NVR is the team for you.

No Phone Calls Please

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

Drug Testing, Background and Credit Check Required

All applicants must be legally entitled to work in the United States, as NVR does not provide sponsorship of H1 visas.

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