Sr Database Admin Engineer

Republic Services   •  

Scottsdale, AZ

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 38 days ago

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Republic Services is developing, growing and expanding and is focused on building innovative technology platforms. The technology transformation at Republic Services is happening right now, and we are seeking the brightest and most talented Information Technology professionals to lead the way in this transformation. We seek enthusiastic individuals who are excited about transforming the way we utilize technology in our industry. Technical expertise and creativity are the keys to ensuring that we build the best technology solutions resulting in a superior experience for our customers and employees.

The Senior Database Administrator/Engineer installs, configures upgrades, administers, and monitors the enterprise database systems of Republic Services. 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)