Database Admin - Sr

Solera Holdings   •  

Westlake, TX

Industry: Business Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 297 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position 80s

• Install, configure, upgrade and patch databases.

• Coordinate the allocation of system storage and plans future storage requirements for the database.

• Coordinate, modify and maintain database and schema structures. • Analyze, implement & maintain database system and data security.

• Develop & implement processes and procedures to monitor and tune databases. • Plan, develop and implement processes and procedures to backup and recover the database information.

• Plan, develop and implement processes and procedures to maintain archived data on appropriate storage devices.

• Analyze, document and present database hardware and technology requirements. • Continually improve database administration standards, guidelines, and procedures.
• Review database development activities to assure conformance with design specifications. • Participate in and integrate database design with data access development and implementation.

• Provide comprehensive database trouble shooting • Assist application developers with SQL tuning

• Communicate and coordinate between development teams on project implementations affecting major shared data objects

• Maintain high customer satisfaction

• Participate and collaborate in a strong team of established DBAs

• Participate and collaborate in a strong team of established DBAs

• Flexible work schedule available.

• Participate in an on call rotation.

• Strong emphasis on training around technical and personal skill development.


• Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or a related field is required.

• Seven to ten years of experience in Microsoft SQL Database Administration, Database High Availability and Disaster Recovery, TSQL, advanced database and SQL tuning and support of application design and development.

• Three to five years of hands on experience with Windows, Windows Core, and/or UNIX (preferably Linux) operating systems.

• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with physical database modeling, information engineering, Always On, SQL Replication and/or Log Shipping, multi-tier design and development, and open systems.
• Experience with automation and scripting tools including PowerShell.

• Exposure to MongoDB, MySQL and/or PostgreSQL a plus

. • Strong ability to ascertain, interpret, design and document requirements.

• Strong interpersonal skills, customer service and team orientation.

• Effective listening, oral, presentation, and written communication skills.

• High level of motivation and commitment.

• Strong time management and organizational skills.

• Exhibit the following traits: Self Confidence; Curiosity; Tenacity; Tactful; Self starter; Detail oriented



• Reports to IT Director - Database Operations

• Communicates and collaborates extensively with other team members

• Works closely with customers and development teams.

• Works with all levels of management External:

• Interacts as part of an IT technical team with end users

• Communicates with outside vendors, contractors, and suppliers as needed

• Participates with professional organizations and user groups as needed