Database Administrator
Next Jump - New York, NY

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Next Jump's DBA team is looking to add to their current team with self-motivated, talented SQL Server Database Administrators. We're seeking DBAs excited about being part of an expert team focused on operating, tuning, growing and optimizing all aspects our transaction database and database warehouse systems. In this role, you will work closely with development and systems teams to enhance the performance and functionality of Next Jump's systems and services. You will also contribute to the design and delivery of new database solutions, support production systems and participate in an on-call rotation. The current environment primarily includes Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

  • Performance monitoring and fine-tuning systems for optimal performance
  • Proactively planning and managing all aspects of the database
  • Planning and implementing the synchronization of data across several environments
  • Teaming up with development groups to support production database releases and database-related requests
  • Defining and implementing standards and procedures for schema and query design
  • Supporting reporting group on scheduling reporting and data jobs; ensuring reporting availability
  • Managing production job processing and data file imports
  • Eager to learn, enjoy working in a collaborative environment, excel in team environments, yet be independently driven and motivated
  • Strong query writing and tuning skills. Excellent communication skills are critical.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
  • 0-2 years DBA experience
  • Experience with SQL Server technology
  • Strong t-sql capabilities
  • Participant in on-call rotation
  • Experience with data file loading approaches and processes
  • Experience in a high volume eCommerce environment is a plus
  • Experience in an agile development environment is a plus

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