The Oakwood team has won numerous awards throughout its history, including Microsoft's coveted "Partner of the Year Award". As a Top 50 National Microsoft Gold partner, Oakwood hires the best and the brightest - then provides an environment in which they can thrive. We are proud of our 39-year legacy of enabling companies undergoing change and transformation across a multitude of industries.
Being a team member of Oakwood means being "in-the-know" on Microsoft's latest technologies. We meet and work with Microsoft service and product teams as we help bring value to our clients. Oakwood continues to assemble a unique spectrum of talented, award-winning problem solvers. Next on our list - a SQL DBA!
The SQL DBA configures and maintains performance of critical SQL Server systems, to ensure availability and consistent performance. This is a "hands-on" position requiring solid technical competencies, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
An Oakwood SQL DBA
Manages SQL Server databases from development to mission-critical production systems
Configures and maintains database servers and processes, including monitoring system health and performance; ensures high levels of performance, availability, and security
Analyzes, solves, and corrects issues in real time; provides problem resolution end-to-end
Assists developers with query tuning and schema refinement
Maintains Backups and performs Recovery; restores data from backups
Provides 24x7 support for critical production systems
Performs scheduled maintenance; supports release deployment activities after hours
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelors level degree in a technology related field or the equivalent combination of education and experience
4+ year of SQL database administration experience
Experience with Database Administration for MSSQL Server
Familiarity with High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MSSQL Server
Experience working with Windows server
Experience Monitoring and Troubleshooting issues with IO, Memory, and CPU
Database upgrades in stand-alone, Clustered, and Always-On Availability Group environments
Flexible, team player, with a "get-it-done" personality
BONUS POINTS for.
Ability to read, write, and tune T-SQL including stored procedures and functions
Cloud Experience (Azure, AWS, etc.)
Knowledge/experience of advanced storage architectures
Familiarity with SSIS and SSRS
Experience with DevOps, GitHub
Paid Time Off: for vacation, holidays, illness
Profit Sharing: through Oakwood's 401(k) plan
Health and Wellness: medical, dental, and vision benefits
Life and Disability Insurance: company paid
Oakwood wants lifelong learners! To show our commitment, we help you learn new things, prepare for certifications and pay for the tests; offer bonuses when you achieve the certification!
Excellence: we only hire the best, so you'll get to work with smart people (like yourself) everyday
Fun: We laugh. A Lot. We work in a fun office environment. Our focus on employee happiness leads to fun surprises and twice-annual events full of fun
Community focus: there is the community within our offices where we have built teams that care about each other as humans; there is the community outside the office where we expect our people to be involved; we support each other in that it may be charitable, it may be technological, it may be recreational bottom line is that we show up
Integrity: you don't make it over 30 years in business without doing the right thing
Important Things to Know:
You move ahead at your speed in your chosen direction
Your work matters
Personal Growth is an expectation not an afterthought
"Build it and they will come"
We reward hard work
We favor autonomy over micro managers
Oakwood encourages our team members to collaborate; to pursue and gain continued education and certifications relevant to their career paths; to gain exposure to cutting edge technologies; facilitate corporate learning events; and attend or lead a relevant seminar, etc. If you are seeking an opportunity to build a career in a high-tech organization with an outgoing team that enjoys what they dothis is your opportunity!
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