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.
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 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
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
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.
50% logical / 50% creative
Enjoy working with a team and alone as the situation dictates.
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.
Unwavering integrity and endless work ethic.
Appreciate constructive feedback, as well as graciously providing the same
Tenacious and self-motivated
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