This is a Sr. DBA role largely responsible for providing operational database services to the organization as well as supporting the internal customer on their development effort.
We are looking to fill a need to have a highly competent and highly motivated individual in this role. This is mainly a production DBA role; as such it will require a commitment on your part as well as ours. Some of the primary responsibilities of this role would include owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests, fulfilling requests and resolving incidents within SLAs, reviewing service related reports (database backups, maintenance, monitoring) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs, responding to database related alerts and escalations and working with development team to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems. This role is also to support an internal customer, such as development, QA and BI team and involve on data related projects.
This Sr. SQL DBA role requires a service oriented mentally, high sense of ownership of the problems and request assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues in alignment with SLAs, establishing and maintaining communication with technology customers to keep them updated with status of their request, initiating and performing changes on production systems and proactively escalating any issues that cannot be resolved within established timeframes.
We are looking for a person that has:
Experience with Database Administration for SQL Server (2008 or above)
Experience in troubleshooting and resolving database problems
Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
Experience in implementing operational automation using scripts
Knowledge of indexes, index management and statistics
Good communication and documentation skills
Certification is a plus.