SQL Database Administrator

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage (install, configure, upgrade, maintain) production, and non-production databases in on-prem and cloud (AWS, Azure) environments.
  • Build and support configurations leveraging SQL AlwaysOn Availability Groups, Windows server failover clustering, and transactional replication technologies.
  • Design, implement, test, document, and maintain backup, restore, and recovery protocols.
  • Design and implement HA and DR solutions to meet distinct application requirements.
  • Elevate stability and performance of production environments by implementing SQL Server best practices.
  • Provide 24×7 support for any incidents impacting application availability within production environments.
  • Troubleshoot issues and provide RCA reports.
  • Implement and maintain database security.
  • Maintain all SQL services, including but not limited to SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS.
  • Tune the performance of databases and applications and perform investigations.
  • Perform CI/CD automation tasks and other related duties.

Qualifications & Experience

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in Microsoft SQL Server administration
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, software engineering or a related field
  • Microsoft SQL certifications (MTA Database, MCSA: SQL Server, MCSE: Data Management and Analytics) will be an advantage.

Technical Skills

  • Experience in MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle database administration
  • Exposure to Data Lake, Hadoop, and Azure technologies
  • Exposure to DevOps or ITIL

Soft Skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to present analytic results and findings
  • Ability to develop custom solutions to support business requirements
  • Production mindset
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships with multiple stakeholders across the organization
  • Experience working with and guiding offshore resources

A candidate may require to work during after-hours and weekends depending on business requirements.

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