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Senior Database Administrator

  • Location: The Woodlands, 77380
  • Salary: $95,000 - $110,000/year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 29 days ago

Large Financial Institution based in Houston, TX is hiring a Database Administrator III for a permanent role on their team. Will work a hybrid work schedule, both onsite and remote and when working onsite, will work at the Operation Center located in The Woodlands, TX. Upon hire, you will be asked to work in the office daily until trained, then remote work will be supported.  The telecommuting policy requires new hires to be in office for a certain period of time before they can work remotely.  After that, the hybrid work schedule will be 2-3 days in the office each week.

As the Database Administrator III, you will be responsible for managing and optimizing performance of assigned database systems. This includes daily management, administration, and support for business continuity of the servers. In this role, you will also be responsible for mentoring and guiding less experienced Database Administrators.  Additional, key responsibilities include:
  • Provides day-to-day management and implementation of the Bank’s database environment including administration, backup and recovery activities, and change control.
  • Processes service tickets; troubleshoots system issues, resolves database related incidents and completes maintenance requests.
  • Configures, tests, installs, and migrates new instances and databases in lab and production environments.
  • Monitors and analyzes performance including capacity planning, system checks and audits; makes recommendations for improvements and completes requests for additional resources and support as needed.
  • Serves as a resource for the audit and security departments when needed.
  • Solid understanding of database administration, management, and relate files and data to production events and outcomes.
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft database replication technologies including Availability Groups and Mirroring.
  • Strong technology and troubleshooting skills with working knowledge of a broad range of related software such as SQL, Oracle, Powershell, Azure, and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills, with the ability to effectively identify and translate business user needs, and to convey complex technical information in a clear and concise manner.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to manage timelines and prioritize workload in a high-pressure, results-oriented environment, utilizing Agile and DevOps. 
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently while supporting a team environment.
  • Flexibility to provide after hours and weekend support on occasion to support business needs.
  • Resourceful and highly adept at problem identification and incident resolution using experience and developed analytical skills.
  • Possesses general systems architecture and engineering skills.
  • Possesses strong attention to detail and concern for data accuracy.
  • Ability to quickly comprehend complex technical and logical concepts and master new programs and systems including but not limited to Service Now, Sentry One and Rubrik.
  • 5+ years administrating or supporting database systems with coding experience required.
  • 2+ years experience with Oracle and Azure.
  • Financial services or banking industry experience preferred. Formal
  • Associate’s degree in technology, business, or related field preferred.
  • Industry recognized system administration or development certification preferred.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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