Job Description



The qualified candidate will assert him/herself into complex project assignments where he/she will represent the Database team in all dialogue and decisions around the architecture, deployment, and/or management of database environments. The individual will also take a role in the definition of operational best practices and automation of operational tasks. To succeed at this function requires the individual to present subject-matter expertise on the Oracle platform with real world experience performing field operations support.

This individual will provide engineering support as well as operational support of the  Production, UAT, and Test environments








 Technical Skills


  • 10 plus years of SQL Server DBA experience

  • Strong Experience with SQL Server Clustering, Mirroring, Log Shipping, AlwaysOn

  • Experience with SQL coding and tuning

  • Must be hands-on, technically adept DBA, capable of performing required DB tasks.

  • Deep knowledge with SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014 databases

  • Strong troubleshooting/performance tuning skills required. Must be able improve SQL performance.

  • Ability to diagnose problems and triage/resolve issues across various tiers (application, network, database, server, or storage tiers).

  • Ability to implement automation to reduce manual administrative tasks through use of jobs, shell scripts, PL/SQL, cron, or other techniques.

  • Expert level of SQL Server RDBMS installation/configuration, patching, troubleshooting, performance tracking/tuning, back-up/recovery, remote monitoring skills with hands-on experience in -large and very dynamic environments.

  • Experience with very complex database environments.

  • Experience in SQL/TSQL and/or PL/SQL.

  • Experience in working controlled environment, change control, and validated systems.

  • Experience with Foglight is plus

  • Experience with AWS/Cloud Services

  • Experience on Oracle RDBMS is plus




Functional Skills:


  • Strong commitment to following SDLC/Change-Management principles

  • Self starter and be able to perform work with minimal supervisory direction

  • Knowledge of data quality, data management and data testing strategies and practices

  • Strong Oral and written skills.

  • Able to communicate efficiently and effectively to technical and non technical audiences.

  • Anticipate and handle critical situations.

  • Ability to thrive in change. Fast, flexible, cooperative work style.

  • Must be willing to work flexible hours


Job Location
New York City

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