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SQL Database Administrator (Senior and Mid-Level) in Austin, TX at Genesys Talent LLC

Date Posted: 11/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 4 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2018

Job Description

The Database Administrator supports the planning, coordination, and administration of client and internal databases. This job works on complex problems and determines and develops approaches for accomplishing objectives.

We are looking for folks that have worked as a DBA in an enterprise-sized environment with some performance tuning/optimization experience.

Position Responsibilities & Essential functions

  • Administers database software and platforms and manages the relationships between database users, applications, and underlying infrastructure to maintain the organization's databases across multiple platforms, geographical locations, and computing environments.
  • Applies understanding of relational, non-relational, and Big Data technologies and concepts to analyze, design, implement, and manage scalable, robust, and high-performance data persistence solutions. 
  • Collaborates with R&D and infrastructure staff to identify data relationships and functional requirements to achieve performance, availability, and scalability objectives.
  • Designs, develops, and deploys software tools to automate database deployments, database configuration management, database software administration, and database de-provisioning to provide full information lifecycle management of enterprise data.
  • Develops and maintains database support tools, monitoring tools, query tools, and data analysis tools to application support and operational teams to identify, diagnose, and potentially resolve database availability and performance issues impacting applications.
  • Diagnoses, identifies, and resolves database performance events and develops best practice database design patterns for use by application R&D teams for scalable and highly available enterprise application database solutions.
  • Identifies and implements database security best practices methods, processes, and tools to secure databases against unauthorized data access from internal and external threat vectors.
  • Designs, implements, and manages database backup and recovery processes, tools, and platforms to ensure database data is always protected through extensively tested and practiced recovery procedures.
  • Analyzes and resolves complex issues related to information flow and content.

Qualifications & Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4 years of experience; OR
  • Master’s degree and a minimum of 2 years of experience

PREFERRED ATTRIBUTES & Qualifications

  • Strong software development skills and in-depth knowledge of enterprise computing components consisting of networking, storage, and computing hardware.
  • MongoDB would be a plus.

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