Senior DBA Job Description

Los Angeles based company is conducting interviews for a permanent, full time Sr. Database Engineer who will be responsible for the design, development, coding, testing, optimizing, debugging and documentation of database applications. Candidate must be able to thrive in a fast paced, team oriented environment.
Your Nature:

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as a team player
  • Self-motivated
  •  Ability to manage support tickets through to completion.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage time effectively.
  • Excellent communication skills and customer service skills.
  • Exceptional problem solving and results oriented
  • Take ownership of your work
  • Troubleshoot and quickly resolve production issues
  • Responsible for documenting all contact with the systems or clients in the trouble-ticketing application
  • Updating client knowledge base as appropriate.)
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and to work well under pressure

The Senior DBA Responsibilities:

  • Work on project deliverables while supporting day-to-day production activities
  • Maintenance or enhancement of existing applications
  • Perform database backupsrestores, maintenance, replication and data archiving
  • Ensures the security and integrity of the production databases
  • Address Database performance related issues
  • Monitors disk space and performance, coordinates with the development team to develop/tune SQL queries, stored procedures for the production site
  • Create SQL server scheduled Jobs to automate database related processes.
  • Apply good and efficient Databases design practices
  • Work with very talented developers and be a major contributor to projects
  • Working in a multi domain environment.
  • Plan and coordinate application roll-outs with QA and Development teams
  • Administration, optimization, monitoring, tuning and backup/retrieval of enterprise databases
  • Work with development team to develop data architecture documentation project.
  • Review systems design and database solutions, assuring adherence to defined corporate standards

Senior DBA Position Requirements:

  • 7+ yrs hands-on experience in database development in corporate environment
  • SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008
  • Strong T-SQL skills.
  • SQL Server in a multi-node Failover Cluster Configuration
  • Experience in creating, modifying, and tuning Stored Procedures, UDF and Views.
  • Experience in Database Optimization: index/query tuning and optimization
  • SQL Server Integration Services – SSIS
  • SQL Server Reporting Services for 2005 and 2008 – SSRS
  • Good understanding of SQL server replication, log shipping, database mirroring andor other high-availability/fault tolerance solutions.
  • Understanding of SQL Server security and authentication
  • Experience with database code enhancements such as architecture, development, design, test and support.
  • Logical database design and normalizationdata modeling techniques
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Source Safe
  • Experience identifying and developing solutions for optimizing production reports and queries
  • Provide application level SQL Server DBA support
  • B.S. in Computer Information Systems or related field
  • KnowledgeUnderstanding of SAN technology

Additional Skills we are looking for the Senior DBA a Plus:

  • Experience with SQL Server 2012 a BIG plus
  • Experience with VMware technology a BIG plus
  • Microsoft Visual Studio.NET 2008 (c#. Net experience is helpful but not required)
  • Real Estate industry experience

If you possess most of these capabilities, we want to talk to you.

IMPORTANT: Email your resume in Word format, including salary requirements.

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