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Database Administrator


Location: *Indianapolis Home Office
City: Indianapolis, IN
State/Territory: US-IN


Description

PRIMARY PURPOSE:  

The primary role for this position includes shared responsibilities with the DBA team for administration of Simon’s DB2 and SQL Server Database Environments. The Database Administrator ensures a high-level of reliability and availability for Simon database management systems, provides level 1 support for all 24x7 on-call issues, and initiates escalation of complex database related problems.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:  

The responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Primary support for management of Simon Database Maintenance Scheduler, ETL tasks and troubleshooting issues.
  • Assist in all tasks necessary to ensure successful database disaster recovery scenarios.
  • Assist with supporting Simon database user communities with existing and new applications for production, test, and development environments.
  • Issue management that includes working with external and/or internal resources to identify, analyze, and provide solutions for issues as they arise.
  • Create and/or maintain database documentation for Simon Database Environments, procedures and tasks within a Wiki format.
  • Assist in the creation and configuration of new database environments.
  • Assist or provide support for the DB2 and/or SQL Server database environments in the areas of:  Database patch deployment and upgrades, Backup and recovery, Space management, DBMS and SQL tuning, Proactive monitoring, DBMS installation, configuration, upgrade and migrations, Security management, Disaster Recovery management, and Auditing

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a good understanding of database concepts for DB2 and/or SQL Server.
  • Proficient in the use and application of SQL (Structured Query Language).
  • Advanced skills and technical experience in the designing, planning, and implementation of storage and contingent systems and procedures.
  • Ability to use critical thinking and logic skills to analyze data, interpret results, and resolve issues.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and meet deadlines.
  • Experience using scripting languages (i.e. PowerShell, .Net and Visual Basic).
  • Ability to analyze and improve business objectives through appropriate technology and/or process improvements.
  • Knowledge of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), including DTS management and conversion and automated reporting processes.
  • Experience using and appreciation of standard change control procedures and processes.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong customer-centric focus.
  • Self-motivated and strong team skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with Windows operating systems.
  • Possess an understanding of Linux Operating Systems.
  • Assist the DBA Team with tasks associated with Simon Projects and Applications.
  • B.S. in Computer Technology or Business Administration or equivalent related experience preferred with at least 2-4 years overall experience in Information Technology.
  • 3 to 5 years database management, data warehouse management or data storage management and development support.




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