Database Administrator
TransCore - Houston, TX

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TransCore, a subsidiary of Roper Industries, Inc. (NYSE: ROP) is seeking a Database Administrator to join our team in Houston, Texas.

Job Summary: The Database Administrator provides day-to-day SQL Server database support for existing customer installations as well as new deployments of proprietary multi-database tolling applications. Responsible for working both independently and in coordination with the help desk to resolve issues in a timely manner. Communicates highly technical information to both technical and nontechnical personnel.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Setup, configure, and install database systems.
  • Optimizes and tunes database systems.
  • Proactively monitors performance and capacity.
  • Performs data ports and data loads; monitors and tests data integrity as required.
  • Backup, recovery, testing of recovery procedures, and archiving databases.
  • Troubleshoots database issues and performs database impact analysis for proposed changes.
  • Ensures that systems stay updated on all relevant patches and upgrades.
  • Alter tables and schema structure as required.
  • Serve as technical expert for database design and support issues.
  • Works with the Application and Internet Development teams to develop stored procedures, triggers and code to support enterprise applications as well as to enforce coding standards.
  • Executes database release management processes and coordinates maintenance of development, testing, and production environments.
  • Automates manual processes when practical.

Education : Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school.

Required Skills & Experience:
  • Typically requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience.
  • SQL Server 2008 or higher
  • Installation skills
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Debugging / Testing skills

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