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Senior SQL Database Administrator (Night Shift)

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Job Description and Qualification:

Key Accountabilities:

  • Performs periodic backups and perform restore procedures if needed or requested.
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring.
  • Perform SQL Server installation, upgrade, patches and troubleshooting.
  • Develop maintenance plan for SQL Servers and Application Servers.
  • Takes immediate actions when database and applications performance issues arise.
  • Execute database and application implementations.
  • Maintain documentation procedure and standards.
  • Attend to team, client and vendors meetings to discuss plans, growth, changes and issues.
  • Respond to Level 1 and Level 3 Support team concerns / questions.
  • Participate in off-hour on-call list.
  • Perform weekend duties as required.
  • Computer Science / Information Technology diploma / degree or other relevant post-secondary education preferred.
  • At least 5 years tenure as regular SQL Server Database Administrator
  • 5 years IT operation with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
  • Understanding of Relational Database Management System Concept.
  • Understanding of, and experience with SQL Server High Availability, monitoring, performance tune-up, Backup and Restore, Installation, Upgrade and Database Migration.
  • Intermediate skills in one of the following: SQL Scripting, PowerShell & DOS Scripting.
  • Administration and Database Management background.
  • Experience in Disaster Recovery Planning & High Availability Setup.
  • SQL Server / Database Troubleshooting.
  • Must pass current job expectations and meet performance metrics.
  • Must not have any attendance issues and have not received any disciplinary action.
  • Understanding of, and experience with, server-client computing, ETL and relational database environments.
  • Experience maintaining Windows 2008R2/2012/2016/2017/2019 Enterprise Server.
  • Strong PC skills, with experience in using Microsoft Office, especially Excel (Intermediate knowledge preferred)
  • Experience in Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of CyberArk or ComVault are a plus.
  • Familiarity with ITIL practices.