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SQL Server DBA
Utilities/Energy company
Utilities/Energy company
Jacksonville, FL
W-2 onlyPermanent Position6945 views
Jacksonville, FL
Permanent Position
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Olga Kozlova
Senior Technical Recruiter

JOB PURPOSE

Database Administrator and Application Support role specialized in Microsoft SQL Server over Dynamics 365, Azure PaaS and IaaS, with a focus on performing duties in the full development and operation lifecycle of databases and database-based products and services, including administration, development, testing, production support and onboarding bulk data uploads.

RESULT AREAS & RESPONSIBILITIES

DRBCP & Service Uptime – 10%

  • Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
  • Test backups to ensure we can meet the Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
  • Troubleshoot DB Servers & Service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends and propose improvements for a more robust service based on root cause analysis
  • Configure DB Services monitoring and alerting utilities and conduct periodic performance and resource usage trend analysis

Documentation – 10%

  • Undertake architectural design & Process maps for existing and new databases
  • Document DB related technical issues and resolutions for future reference

Administration – 30%

  • Review and make recommendations for tuning existing environments
  • Conduct capacity planning on existing and new services, manage scaling out/up process for striking a balance between performance and costs, implement HA with the relevant tools and techniques
  • Design, create and implement new database environments including HA and replication setups against a set of company standards and principles
  • Implement governance and database change management
  • Review and deploy database change scripts provided by third party vendors
  • Create, maintain and update maintenance scripts for databases (e.g. indexes, integrity checks)

Product Support & Implementation – 20%

  • Develop scripts and support bulk uploads of data into DB based on various input files
  • Product support for Danfoss and Emerson BMS (Building management Software)
  • Configure services and ETL to extract data for reporting team
  • Rostered on-call troubleshooting

Development & Coaching – 30%

  • Ensure that new database code meets company standards for readability, reliability, and performance
  • Periodically give developers a list of the top 10 most resource-intensive queries on the server and suggest ways to improve performance on each
  • Design indexes for existing applications, choosing when to add or remove indexes
  • Assist developers improve the performance of queries by modifying statement or indexes
  • Conduct SQL Server & PostgreSQL lunch-and-learn sessions for application developers
  • Advise developers on the most efficient database designs (tables, datatypes, stored procedures, functions, etc.)

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • Industry certifications in Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and .NET

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience with SQL Server development, administration, operation (HA and DR setups) and maintenance in Azure IaaS and PaaS
  • Experience in monitoring and troubleshooting performance or operational issues in SQL Server& PostgreSQL (ideally within App Insights)
  • Experience with DBA tools from Red Gate suite or community based (Brent Ozar Blitz suite, Ola Hallengren scripts) in order diagnose server reliability and performance issues or schedule maintenance works
  • Proficient T-SQL queries, DDL and DML
  • Database architecture design, normalization, data types optimization
  • App usage profiling on database
  • On-call troubleshooting experience with at least one production SQL Server for a year and experience with 5 TB+ database sizes
  • Exposure to Dynamics 365, Snowflake on Azure, Matillion, Power BI, NoSQL, IoT data handling - preferred

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Leadership
  • Results-Driven
  • Builds Organizational Talent
  • Financial Business Acumen
  • Business Judgment
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
DBA
3 - 6100%
SQL Server
3 - 6100%
.NET
Any75%
Azure App Insights
Any75%
Data Replication
Any75%
Database Backups
Any75%
Database Design
Any75%
IaaS
Any75%
MongoDB
Any75%
MS Azure
1 - 375%
PaaS
Any75%
PostgreSQL
Any75%
SQL
Any75%
T-SQL
Any75%
MS Dynamics 365
Any50%
Application Support
Any25%
Capacity Planning
Any25%
Database Maintenance
Any25%
ETL
Any25%
HA
Any25%
MS Power BI
Any25%
Production Support
Any25%
Snowflake
Any25%
Stored Procedure
Any25%