Sr. DBA

Advantage Tech is recruiting for a Sr. Database Developer to join their client's team, based out of Kansas City, KS

 

General Purpose:

Lead the day-to-day operations of our SQL server landscape including our flagship SAP ECC and BW systems.

Responsibilities include backup/recovery, performance monitoring and tuning, planning, analysis, troubleshooting, integration, installation, upgrades, configuration, operations, and maintenance of the database systems. Additional responsibilities will include periodic maintenance activities, refreshes, patching, and upgrades.

The Sr. Database Administrator will also contribute to the operations and maintenance of the SAP Basis environment.  

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform performance monitoring and tuning for SQL Server and Open Source databases
  • Create and implement physical database design
  • Ensure RDMS software and server run-times are fully optimized
  • Perform database software installations, patching, and routine maintenance
  • Analyze database issues, run-times, and performance issues to determine root cause and resolution
  • Provide 24×7 operational support for production and non-production database environments
  • Create and monitor enterprise-level jobs for data extraction, transformation, and load
  • Document, review, recommend, and change database models, schema's, and PL/SQL
  • Make technical decisions following established policies and procedures to ensure database availability
  • Collaborate with direct team, peer teams, and management when complex system issues arise
  • Support backups, data archive, and disaster recovery functions
  • Provide leadership for troubleshooting and system performance initiatives
  • The requirements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employee, but is not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Other duties may be assigned as required.

 

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • Computer Science or Information Technology degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • 5+ years of SQL server database administration experience on large scale SAP environments
  • Experience with Windows Server and deployments to the Azure environment
  • Extensive knowledge of system disaster recovery process; experience with SQL AlwaysOn a plus
  • Exposure to the SAP Basis environment and commands
  • Experience driving projects to completion  
  • Certification and/or License – N/A

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Understanding of system administration and development life cycle methodologies 
  • Knowledge of SQL server administration
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server operating system
  • Solid interpersonal, oral communication, and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong initiative, self-reliance, and ability to cope with and overcome ambiguity
  • Able to take general direction and "fill in the pieces" as necessary
  • Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and quickly switch focus
  • Able to think logically
  • Able to work with attention to detail
  • Skill in innovative problem solving and analysis
  • Able to be a team player with a positive and encouraging demeanor
  • Able to participate across various teams, cultures, geographies, and time zones
  • Able to work outside normal business hours without prior notice in response to high priority issue
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

 

Travel:

?5%-15% (1-3 times per year)

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