Database Administrator
Outdoor Research - Seattle, WA

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DESCRIPTION

Outdoor Research is seeking an experienced, Database Administrator to join our Information Systems team. Our company's Core Mission is to provide innovation and inspiration for the relentless adventurer. Please visit us at www.outdoorresearch.com for more information. Position Overview The Database Administrator will be responsible for managing and maintaining internal and external business systems as well as relationships with customer groups and partners and external service providers. Understanding the need for 'real-time' 24x7 operations, and applying solutions that are focused on this need, will be critical to the success of this role.

DUTIES

Essential Job Functions Relationship building within the organization to ensure operational needs are met with appropriate technology solutions. Plans system designs by clarifying goals; designing functionality.Develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information.Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.Modify existing databases and database management systems to extract critical business data elements. Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency of transactional data to facilitate completion of projects within the allocated time and budget.Assists the ERP Specialist in the determination of ERP/MRP entity and attribute definitions to ensure the accuracy of the data model in relation to the business terminology.Revises existing data integration related standards or creates new standards that are current and compliant with various industry standards.Generate ad hoc and recurring reports from existing databases to extract business data. Design and document database architecture. Data modeling with business customers.Design data warehousing and business intelligence platform.Build database schema, tables, procedures and permissions.Set up data sharing and disk partitioning for optimum performance.Develop database utilities and automated reporting on database health.Create scripts for task automation.Create, test and execute data management tasks with appropriate database tools.Analyze and manage capacity and performance requirements for existing systems.Analyze, consolidate and tune database for optimal efficiency.Monitor systems and platforms for availability and make recommendations to improve reliability.Design backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover processes.Restore and recover corrupted databases.Install and test upgrades and patches.Implement security and encryption as appropriate.Provide 24/7 support for critical situations.Evaluate and recommend new database technologies.Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database.Develop data model describing data elements and how they are used.Develop methods for integrating different products in order for them to work properly together, such as customizing commercial databases to fit specific needs with SaaS solutions.Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project.

QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Skills and Requirements Technology certifications from Microsoft, RedHat CE or CompTIA Linux+MCDBA and/or MySQL certifications3+ years MS SQL Server, MySQL Server experience3+ years Database Administration roles3+ years ERP / MRP systems experience3+ years SAP Basis and/or BOBJ experience3+ years System Administration 3+ years PCI audit and compliance experience2+ years project management and promoting process improvement,Other Skills/AbilitiesIndustry experience in apparel, manufacturing, warehousing a plusOur operations are growing so some out-of-hours support will be requiredNOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization. Essential Job Functions Relationship building within the organization to ensure operational needs are met with appropriate technology solutions. Plans system designs by clarifying goals; designing functionality.Develop standards and guidelines to guide the use and acquisition of software and to protect vulnerable information.Plan, coordinate and implement security measures to safeguard information in computer files against accidental or unauthorized damage, modification or disclosure.Modify existing databases and database management systems to extract critical business data elements. Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency of transactional data to facilitate completion of projects within the allocated time and budget.Assists the ERP Specialist in the determination of ERP/MRP entity and attribute definitions to ensure the accuracy of the data model in relation to the business terminology.Revises existing data integration related standards or creates new standards that are current and compliant with various industry standards.Generate ad hoc and recurring reports from existing databases to extract business data. Design and document database architecture. Data modeling with business customers.Design data warehousing and business intelligence platform.Build database schema, tables, procedures and permissions.Set up data sharing and disk partitioning for optimum performance.Develop database utilities and automated reporting on database health.Create scripts for task automation.Create, test and execute data management tasks with appropriate database tools.Analyze and manage capacity and performance requirements for existing systems.Analyze, consolidate and tune database for optimal efficiency.Monitor systems and platforms for availability and make recommendations to improve reliability.Design backup, clustering, mirroring, replication and failover processes.Restore and recover corrupted databases.Install and test upgrades and patches.Implement security and encryption as appropriate.Provide 24/7 support for critical situations.Evaluate and recommend new database technologies.Specify users and user access levels for each segment of database.Develop data model describing data elements and how they are used.Develop methods for integrating different products in order for them to work properly together, such as customizing commercial databases to fit specific needs with SaaS solutions.Review project requests describing database user needs to estimate time and cost required to accomplish project.

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