Database Administrator

Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas , NV 89134

Posted 2 months ago

Your mission:

Should you decide to accept it...

Leaping tall buildings in a single bound not required but it couldn't hurt...

The Database Administrator will play an important role in the ongoing development, configuration and administration of our information systems. This role will design, develop and maintain company databases, analyze the inter-relationships of data usage and define the physical data structures and logical views of data elements.

The Database Administrator will be responsible for designing, coding, and implementing all schemas, stored procedures, jobs, and views.

The Nitty-Gritty:

What exactly you will be doing...

This role will work closely with the Director of Information Technology to:

  • Provide design, maintenance, and database support for company applications, from both vendors and in-house.

  • Perform traditional database administration duties including, but not limited to, software installation, database creation, database maintenance, capacity planning, tuning, backup, and business continuity planning for multiple high-availability databases.

  • Support, prioritize, and troubleshoot database, operating system, application and hardware issues.

  • Diagnose problems and implement corrective actions related to database management and associated applications.

  • Create, test and maintain documentation, including diagrams and schemas, of applications, including standards and procedures for operational and technical purposes.

  • Create, maintain and modify simple to complex reports.

  • Ability to develop and maintain in-house software applications using programming languages such as T-SQL, C#, as well as web technologies such as HTML, XML, JSON, CSS, and JavaScript

  • Ability to develop software that communicate with Active Directory to read and write user permissions

  • Ability to develop software that uses ORM technologies like NHibernate

  • Ability to debug software application using IDEs in Visual Studio

  • Ability to deploy web application software to IIS web servers in a test and live production environment.

  • Ability to create desktop application installer files

  • Ability to deploy desktop application software to remote computers

  • Ability to use and maintain source control

  • Familiar with hyperconverged host environments and designing configuration of production class database servers and database disk requirements.

  • Ability to create database implementation project plans and identify critical path and resolved issues related to such.

  • Provide progress reports to senior IT management as required.

What qualities are we looking for?

You got skills? If you are able to perform the following, then you have come to the right place...

  • Great team player with the ability create excellent working relationships across the group. Collaborative approach with all departments

  • Ability to break down barriers and resolving potential conflicts swiftly and effortlessly

  • Strong communication and presentation skills to all levels of management

  • Creativity and innovation are essential!

  • Ability to think outside the box and approach all issues with a completely fresh approach

  • Ability to anticipate needs and over deliver wherever possible

  • Candidates must think on their feet and use their initiative to solve problems and deliver solutions

  • Excellent customer relations, communication, presentation and organization skills of utmost importance

  • Able to change direction and work on multiple project aspects at once

  • Enthusiastic, passionate, able to enthuse and motivate others

  • Leadership ability and behavior consistent with Virgin Hotels Core Values: Fun, innovative, original and personable, and striving to deliver high quality and brilliant customer service

Background must-have:

  • Bachelor's or Associate's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience.

  • Highly motivated to work both independently and with cross functional teams.

  • Detail oriented with strong analytical skills.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft SQL server system administration and database design obtained by five to six years of experience performing same.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of software development, including SLDC, object-oriented programming, and event-driven programming

  • Proficiency in Visual Studio, Visual C#, HTML, CSS, XML, JSON and JavaScript

Recommended nice-to-have

  • 2+ years progressive experience in a similar role.

  • Operational Experience with some of the named systems above

  • Expert with databases and query language.

  • System administration in one or more of named applications.

  • Experience leading projects and managing expectations.

Valuable Traits

  • Proactive

  • 50% logical / 50% creative

  • Enjoy working with a team and alone as the situation dictates.

  • Adaptive, Flexible!

  • Embody "good attitude."

  • Passionate, optimistic, and energetic about working with financial systems, technology or both

  • Enjoy process improvement

  • Evoke inspiration in those around you and encourage them to create their best work.

  • Results oriented

  • Unwavering integrity and endless work ethic.

  • Appreciate constructive feedback, as well as graciously providing the same

  • Tenacious and self-motivated

  • Virgin Hotels celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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Database Administrator

Hard Rock Hotel