Dell Inc Round Rock , TX 78664
SQL Server Database Administrator
Round Rock, TX or Remote
Dell Digital and IT is a world-class IT organization that employs 5000+ across the globe. We are focused on driving business transformation, superior customer satisfaction, and revenue growth through innovation and cutting-edge technology that leverages traditional ERP, as well as cloud, analytics, mobile, and social solutions.
As a trusted technology provider to G20 governments for more than 20 years, Dell understands the budget concerns, purchasing process and complex security and compliance requirements of the federal government. Our technology solutions help maximize the benefits of previous investments and implement newer, more efficient ones that free up agency time and resources to move Federal Government departments forward in their mission. We currently have an opening on our Federal IT team for Database Administrator support role. United States Citizenship Required.
Provides database operations support, monitoring databases and backups, resolving repetitive and simple events and escalating more complex incident according to the standard operating procedures.
Provides production database support with specific focus on availability, capacity, performance, security and recoverability.
Performs database installation and configuration, tuning, capacity planning, health checks, backups & recovery and change management according to documented standards.
Troubleshoots issues with database instances, DR, replication and backups and eliminates root causes through systematic problem management practices.
Provides database development/project support in compliance with database design standards.
Designs and develops database systems to meet application and business requirements across multiple platforms and computing environments.
Provides guidance on best practices and standards and supports the project teams with database related activities throughout the software development lifecycle.
Ensures database security controls meet internal and external audit and compliance requirements.
Implements database technologies for global standards, data classification, and data privacy according to regulatory guidelines.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field or equivalent experience
United States Citizenship Required.
8+ years of experience with 4+ years working as a SQL Server Database Administrator and handling production critical databases/servers.
Installing, Configuring and Upgrading SQL Server/Applying Service Packs
Server and Database Security Administration
Experience with Backup,Performance tools and SQL Server Replication
Designing SQL Server Systems and Implementation
Good knowledge of the physical database design and functions
Patch Management and Version Control
Should have good understanding of MS SQL, related utilities and tools
Identification - Use native tools like Profiler, Perfmon, system stored procedures, dynamic management views, custom stored procedures or third party tools
Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
Perform database maintenance: Perform both MS SQL and operating system performance tuning and monitoring.
Monitor application related jobs and data replication activities (Automated)
Setup custom scripts to query for particular issues and email the team
Write error messages centrally in the application and review that data
Setup Operators and Alerts on SQL Server Agent Jobs for automated job notification
Should have sound communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators
Setup and maintain documentation and standards
Should have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
Good understanding of the underlying operating system
Knowledge of Scripting in Python, VBScript, WMI is a plus
Knowledge of Oracle Database is a plus
Why work with us?
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Our team members' health and wellness is our priority as well as rewarding them for their hard work
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Job Family: Information-Technology Graduates Job ID: R70859