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Database Administrator

  • Location: Phoenix, 85054
  • Salary: 125000.0
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 9 days ago

Position: Senior Database Engineer
Location: Remote - AZ candidates only
Term: Permanent hire
Salary: $130K DOE

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Senior Database Administrator/Engineer also works closely with the Infrastructure and Applications team to design and consult on new and existing systems to optimize performance and reliability.

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Manages installation, patching and upgrades on all enterprise database systems.
  • Manages user provisioning and security on all enterprise database systems.
  • Maintains the integrity of data within the production environment, including the execution of proper backup and restoration policies and procedures.
  • Provides guidance and input on the selection and implementation of all database administration tools.
  • Administers database cleanup and optimization activities.
  • Assists with database design, particularly regarding design maintainability and scalability.
  • Prepares detailed technical specifications.
  • Provides assistance in database programming, troubleshooting and management of problems affecting IT and enterprise database applications, as well as developing the area for future expansion.
  • Provides escalated support and resolution of open database issues from IT Customer Support.
  • Manages and reviews code for deployment and promotion from development environments into QA and production systems.
  • Monitors performance metrics and makes enhancements or suggestions on design and infrastructure as necessary.
  • Plans and projects system capacity requirements for budgeting and licensing purposes.
  • Provides guidance, mentors staff and developers, and acts as technical escalation point for the team.
  • Provides database best practices and standards, performance testing and R&D.
  • Develops strong vendor relationships to resolve problems and coordinates the delivery of IT products and services.
  • Provides on-call support on a rotating schedule.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.
QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Performance Tuning, Query Execution Plans, Stored Procedures, T-SQL, PL/SQL, Data Warehousing, and DBMS internals.
  • SQL Server 2012 and higher on virtualized platforms.
  • Database architectural design and performance assessments.
  • Experience writing database server code
  • Possess expert knowledge of the entire Software Development Lifecycle (Waterfall and Agile)
  • Knowledge of Big Data is a plus
  • Knowledge of MDM is a plus
  • Capable of prioritizing and managing assignments, tasks, and significant projects to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to create and maintain documentation of development standards in use at Republic Services.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals
  • Ability to interact with IT personnel on all levels to resolve issues and provide solutions in a timely manner
  • Capable of prioritizing and managing assignments, tasks, and significant projects to completion with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to create and maintain documentation of development standards in use at Republic Services.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals
  • Ability to interact with IT personnel on all levels to resolve issues and provide solutions in a timely manner
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Sciences, Information Technology, Engineering or related degree. (Required)
  • Minimum 5 years applicable experience in two or more relational database systems such as SQL Server (2012 or higher), Oracle (12c or higher), and MySQL. (Required)
  • Minimum 2 years applicable experience in NoSQL database systems such as DynamoDB, MarkLogic, Mongo DB, Hadoop. (Required)
  • Minimum 2 years applicable experience in Cloud environments such as AWS, Google, Microsoft Azure, Oracle Cloud. (Required)