Database Administrator in Plano, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 4/5/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Plano, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    4/5/2020
  • Job ID:
    221662
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    512-748-7239

Job Description

Are you a SQL Database Administrator looking for a change of pace in 2020?

Do you know who is the preeminent expert of SQL best practices?

Do you know how to remedy long running queries, high memory consuming queries and query timeouts?

Then this is the right opportunity for you!!!

SQL Database Administrator

Plano, TX

Perm - $110K+ for the right candidates

Interview/Start ASAP



Job Description

This position is responsible for packaging, integrating and maintaining database components onto servers utilizing SQL Server platform.

Essential Functions

  • Interacts with the entire infrastructure to maintain, troubleshoot, optimize and provide recovery for database components
  • Ability to create disaster recovery and business continuity plans
  • Troubleshoots SQL timeouts, long running and high memory queries
  • Scale SQL High Availability across 2 data centers
  • Supports, configures, installs, maintains and recovers database systems
  • Maintains backups and ensures recoverability of database components and data
  • Tunes and validates database systems, troubleshooting and resolving problems and outages
  • Participates in and coordinates project-based activity to analyze, propose, recommend, develop and deliver changes to the database environment, and maintains projects to monitor progress and communicate action plans
  • Develops standards and guidelines for the server environment and ensures that standards are maintained across all database platforms and environments
  • Ensures that all infrastructure components are consistent with respect to one another (i.e. a complete release).
  • Maintains documentation for all supported systems
  • Interacts with third-party technology vendors and internal employees
  • Works extensively with development staff (all applications), and assists in resolution of hardware/software platform problems in complex, layered, client/server-based software
  • Gather, interpret and analyze business requirements and use cases, develop concepts/mock-ups via iterative practices, and design reporting solutions (dashboards, scorecards etc.) that meet use cases/requirements, as well as achieve ease of usability and self-service capabilities
  • Perform data integration, write efficient SQL Queries, and develop/deploy reporting solutions that apply data visualization standards and best practices, and meets quality standards by performing unit testing
  • Experience in installation, configuration, and support of SQL Server 2012(and higher) and setting up high-availability / disaster-recovery (HA/DR) environment which includes Failover Cluster Instances and Always-on Availability Groups
  • Enterprise backup/recovery solution, testing and documenting same.
  • Create documentation and technical specifications for reporting solutions, develop procedures/standard work, support readiness/training activities to end users
  • Perform routine maintenance support, and troubleshoot reported issues as well as determine root causes, and implement counter measures
  • Execute performance-tuning to achieve optimal performance
  • Oversee and validates integration of source data into the target environment
  • Knowledge of Cloud platforms like AWS or Azure
  • Develop reports in a consistent best practices format
  • Creating Integration Service packages (SSIS) to automate ETL processes.
  • Monitoring and troubleshooting SQL Server Agent jobs that execute SSIS packages; ensuring that data is loaded in a timely manner daily.
  • Writing and creating data processing/control scripts and stored procedures; ensuring the quality of the data,
  • Actively helping our team reconcile data
  • Writing reports for the general business, as requested.
  • Working knowledge of Postgres and other open source databases.
  • Knowledge of business analysis and experience with big data frameworks.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or other related degree or combination of experience, industry certification and education equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in Software Design, Development, implementation, and Maintenance of Business Intelligence
  • Experience in SQL Server 2005 or newer and writing complex queries
  • Performance Tuning, SQL/Data Development, Tableau developer, Net programming required
  • 7 to 10 years of in-depth experience with Microsoft SQL Server is required

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7 to 10 years of experience in technical infrastructure and operations support environments is preferred.
  • Mulelsoft and SQL integration.
  • Experience with Tableau.
  • Experience with cubes reporting and SSRS.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills.
  • Successfully developed and implemented new technology and work processes.
  • Familiar with software development processes.