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Database Administrator

Fort Worth, Texas, United States
November 07, 2018


Essential Job Functions

Provide comprehensive database troubleshooting

Communicate, coordinate, and support various teams on project implementations on database tasks

Develop & implement processes and procedures to monitor and tune databases.

Install, configure, upgrade, and patch database servers

Analyze, implement & maintain database system and data security

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

Coordinate, modify and maintain database and schema structures.

Plan, develop, implement, and maintain backup processes and procedures

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

Assist application developers with T-SQL tuning

Participate and collaborate in a strong team of established DBAs

Maintain high customer satisfaction

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (Competencies) Required

Must possess moderate to good knowledge of either Oracle, SQL Server or DB2

Basic knowledge application design using databases.

Must be able to write and understand SQL language.

Must possess strong analytical skills relative to database design.

Must be able to work tasks independently.

Must be self-motivated with the initiative to take on new tasks.

Must be able to recommend new solutions to issues.

Must be able to read technical documentation.

Must have strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with others on a team.

Must be able to communicate in English, both verbally and in writing

Minimum Qualifications

High school education or equivalent

Bachelor’s/Master’s degree preferred in Computer Science, Engineering (or related field)

3+ years of relevant work experience in database development and support in MS SQL Server environments

Certification is a plus; MCTS, MCITP, MVP