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Senior SQL Database Administrator

Job Description Summary:

Reporting to the Lead Database Administrator and Data Center and Systems Engineering manager and working as a member of the Database Administration team, this position is responsible for supporting databases and servers which support mission critical applications within the firm.

Job Description

  • Support and maintain all databases and servers for Microsoft and non-Microsoft database platforms.
  • Ensure availability of existing SQL and other operational databases by designing highly available systems available from multiple data centers.
  • Centralize and condense the SQL environment to make the most effective use of resources.
  • Monitor, tune and manage scheduled tasks, backup jobs, recover processes, alerts, and database storage needs in line with firm change control procedures.
  • Perform fault diagnosis, troubleshoot,  and correct problems at the database and application performance level.
  • Work well in a team environment within the database administration team as well as with other Technical Service Group teams and other departments within the firm.
  • Provide regular reports on performance and stability of database environment, identifying coming needs proactively to ensure continued reliable service.
  • Work with other teams and departments architecting database back-end to support new solutions as required for project and operational tasks.
  • Document, develop, test and implement updates to database systems.
  • Work outside of regular business hours as required for project or operational work.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent work experience. A minimum of 5 years work with Microsoft SQL server and windows server senior level administration experience. Ability to work proactively in a team based environment. Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

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