Database Administrator
Forever 21 - Los Angeles, CA

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Job Description:
Want more than just a job? Join Forever 21’s Corporate
team and showcase your skills while working with our
exceptional employees!
Position: Database Administrator
Department: IT
Reports to: IT Application Manager
Direct Reports: 0
FLSA Status: Exempt
Location: 3880 N Mission Los Angeles, CA 90031

Department Summary:
Forever 21 is seeking an innovative, energetic, and
passionate team player to add to our dynamic IT team.

Job Purpose:
The Database Administrator is responsible for the
design, implementation, maintenance, and repair of the
company’s internal databases. The DBA will implement
security measures and constantly monitor the performance
of current systems; fine-tuning, upgrading, and testing
modifications as needed to ensure efficient operation
and safeguard of the company’s data.

  • Provide general database administration support for
the production of internal databases, including
monitoring, trouble shooting, and database
performance tuning
  • Develop database deployment system for multiple
store databases; set up monitoring system via script
base, open source, and third party tools
  • Review database designs and integration/execution
plans of systems to make recommendations for
enhancements/improvements and better solutions
  • Assist management and Sr. DBA’s in the development
of maintenance and backup procedures, change control
processes, etc.
  • Perform quality control audits and set up database
identity and access controls to ensure accurate data
quality and proper usage of data
  • Schedule and assess data replication processes to
ensure consistent data transfer and sharing
  • Document all database architecture, including data
standards, procedures, and metadata
  • Analyze existing database applications making sure
databases are operating efficiently, fine-tuning,
upgrading, and testing modifications as needed
  • Establish all user requirements for databases and
monitor user security and access to safeguard the
company’s most sensitive data
  • Map out conceptual designs for databases as needed,
including developing SSIS ETL packages
  • Develop SQL queries to manage data and to assist the
Development team with data retrieval

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:
  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science,
Information Systems, or a related discipline
  • Must have at least 3+ years of hands on SQL Server
experience including knowledge of a few of the
following technologies and programs: SQL Server
2000, 2005, 2008, 2008, Oracle R2 Administration;
SQL DBA background within a large organization is
desired; business intelligence development skills
required, including experience developing cubes and
  • Must have a general knowledge of indexes, High
Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options
for MS SQL Server
  • Must have knowledge of administration and
configuration of SQL reporting services and SQL
Analysis Server
  • Certification for a database programs such as MySQL
Database Administrator, Oracle DBA, and Microsoft
Certified Database Administrator desired; MCTS,
MCITP, or MVP certification is a plus
  • Must have experience monitoring database management
systems, as well as evaluating database performance
to maximize efficiency
  • Extract, transform, and load (ETL) skill is a plus
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication
skills to facilitate resolution of database issues
with users
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Req. Code : 8893
Division/Department : Corp - IT: Information Technology

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