Sr. Database Administrator

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Published: April 11, 2022
Remote, United States of America
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Sr. Database Administrator

Principal Responsibilities And Duties:

  • Proactively monitors the database systems to ensure that available and secure services are provided to IT customers with a minimum of downtime.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving of SQL development.
  • Pro active monitoring and fix issues before they become a problem.
  • Creates, maintains, and tests backup and disaster recovery plans.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of the databases including rollout and upgrades.
  • Responsible for implementation and release of database changes.
  • Provides trend analysis to the management team enabling them to make informed decisions regarding resources.
  • Develops sufficient knowledge of the current IT applications and technology such that solutions meet the division’s objectives.
  • Acquires knowledge of emerging technologies to analyze and offer solutions to current business application challenges.
  • Develops and enforces division’s IT application standards.

Skills And Abilities Required:

  • Strong self-sufficiency and initiative working on database projects.
  • Ability to manage internal and external MS SQL database security.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, documentation and communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, deadline-oriented environment.

Minimum Level Of Preparation And Training Normally Required:

  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a database management role.
  • Experience managing multiple Microsoft SQL on large systems.
  • Replication, performance and maintenance experience
  • Practical experience in monitoring and tuning databases.
  • In depth, hands-on experience with Transactional SQL, and stored procedures.
  • In depth SQL server database administration experience.
  • Microsoft SQL server certification is preferred.


  • Medical Insurance (Anthem BCBS PPO)
  • Dental Insurance (Delta Dental)
  • Vision Insurance (Delta Vision)
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - Medical and Child Care expenses
  • Paid Holidays (7 Days)
  • Paid Vacation (10 days)
  • Sick Leave Allowance (6 days)
  • Training Reimbursements
  • Direct Deposit
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