Job Description

We have an immediate opening for a full-time/permanent SQL DBA in Fort Worth, TX. This person will be required to work onsite 100% of the time.

Purpose of Role:

Responsible for supporting databases and ensuring their performance, availability, security, and scalability. Will be responsible for the physical design, configuration, and tuning of a critical high-volume system.

Specific Job Description:

  • Ensure the availability and performance of the databases. Proactively monitor the database systems to ensure minimum downtime. Work with the System Administration team to sufficiently tune the database environment.
  • Proactive and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting, and timely resolution of issues.
  • Capacity planning and monitoring database growth. Providing trend analysis to the management team enables them to make informed decisions regarding resource management.
  • Regular database capacity planning related to database growth, Always On and system utilization, trend analysis, and predicting future database resource requirements.
  • Defining database configuration standards related to performance and sizing for transactional and data warehouse databases.
  • Responsible for improving and maintaining the databases to include rollout and upgrades.
  • Responsible for implementing and releasing database changes according to agreed timescales and costs.
  • Establishes and maintains sound backup and recovery policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for database design and implementation, including all elements of database security implementation, user management, and maintenance.
  • Performs general technical troubleshooting, problem-solving, and consultations with development teams.
  • Manages database using SQL Server Management Studio and other third-party Admin tools.
  • Create shell scripts for task automation.
  • Mentoring and knowledge transfer to other Windows Engineers.
  • Participate in rotational on-call schedule and provide 24x7 support as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Understand Application requirements.
  • Follows Standard Operating procedures & Best Practices of Database Services group.
  • Creates and maintains configuration standards.
  • Performs User setup, Backups, and space allocation.
  • Proactively monitors space usage and other resources specific to databases
  • Provide cross-platform support
  • Participates in Team discussions
  • Willing to learn new technologies and provide engineering support to the team

Span of Control:

  • Has no direct or indirect reports
  • Work is performed under general supervision.
  • Work is reviewed periodically for soundness of judgment.

Typical Minimum Education & Experience; Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent with 5+ years of related experience.
  • 3 or more years of experience in MS SQL 2012 and above as a DBA
  • 2 or more years of experience in MS SQL 2014 and above as a DBA
  • Must have some MS SQL 2019 experience
  • Must have Always On Availability, Powershell, and T-SQL experience
  • Oracle Database knowledge is as plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Information services preferred
  • Knowledge of Network and connectivity is required.
  • Multi-location site experience.
  • Disaster Recovery experience for applications and database
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team oriented

Application Instructions

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