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SQL Database Administrator

Collierville, Tennessee, United States
December 01, 2016

1. Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the databases that support the system(s) of the enterprise.

2. Responsible for management of the data dictionary of the enterprise.

3. Work to ensure that the associated hardware resources are allocated to the databases and to ensure high resilience and performance tuning.

4. To proactively monitor the database systems to ensure secure services with minimum downtime.

5. Responsible for providing trend analysis to IT Management to enable them to make informed decisions regarding resource management.

6. Responsible for troubleshooting and problem solving of SQL.

7. To be able to develop and maintain SQL code and scripts.

8. Responsible for improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollouts and upgrades.

9. Responsible for configuration, installation, and maintenance of databases and their associated software such as version upgrades, patches, and tools.

10. Responsible for creating and maintaining database documentation including disaster recovery.

11. Responsible for implementation and release of database changes according to agreed timescales and costs.


1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field and two to five years SQL DBA experience in a large corporate environment. Can have a two-year technical degree with a MCTS for SQL Server Data Platform certification and at least 3 years DBA experience in a large corporate environment.

2. Solid working knowledge of SharePoint 2013 and SQL Servers and databases, Active Directory, CP/IP, DNS, OSI, SQL Development Studio. .NET development a plus.

3. Effective communicator and planner.

4. Ability to accomplish tasks with a minimum of supervision.

5. Ability to work well with other departments and people outside of the enterprise.

6. Good customer service skills.

7. Good problem solving skills.

8. Knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle.

9. Knowledge of database applications development.

10. SQL Data replication experience.

11. Ability to set priorities and work on multiple tasks.