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Senior Database Administrator

Location:

Lowell - Massachusetts - USA

Function:

Engineering

Ref #:

20190004104
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Description

Installs, configures and maintains Databases as per product requirement and industry best practice. Ensures Database is available, secure, healthy, efficient and recoverable as per expectations. Performs regular system reviews and identify, plan and implement solutions for current and future need of product and organization. Evaluates and implements high availability solution as per business requirement. Reviews current and new code/scripts against best practices and expected result. Designs and implements automation for recurring tasks. Formulates and monitor policies, procedures and standards relating to database management. Proposes and implements enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Able to correlates database related activities/troubleshooting/planning with infrastructure components like data center layout, OS/hardware, network, SAN, virtualization/Cloud etc. Able to independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time on Live Production environment, providing end-to-end problem resolution with no or minimum handholding. Provides technical mentorship and cross-training to peers and team members in area of respective expertise.


• Develop alerting and monitoring solutions (using DMVs, Perform, Profiler and other tools)
• Develop database maintenance solutions
• Troubleshoot SSIS, reporting, ETL and data warehouse related issues
• Analyze performance related issues from all aspects
• Create build templates
• Create and maintain DB setup and configuration PL/SQL scripts
• Review windows and infrastructure resources for bottlenecks and suggest options for improvement
• Implement and maintain clustering, log shipping, always-on and replication solutions
• Review problematic code and suggest options for improvement
• Continuous review of existing best practices/SOPs and update if there is any scope of improvement

Qualifications

• CR and code review for best practices and standards
• Change Request creation and deployment
• Monitor tickets/cases and resolve incidents as per OLA/SLA
• Guide L1 and L2 DBAs in analysis and troubleshooting
• Develop alerting and monitoring solutions (using DMVs, Perform, Profiler and other tools)
• Develop database maintenance solutions
• Troubleshoot SSIS, reporting, ETL and data warehouse related issues
• Analyze performance related issues from all aspects
• Create and maintain DB setup and configuration PL/SQL scripts
• Review windows and infrastructure resources for bottlenecks and suggest options for improvement
• Implement and maintain clustering, log shipping, always-on and replication solutions
• Review problematic code and suggest options for improvement
• Continuous review of existing best practices/SOPs and update if there is any scope of improvement
Education/Experience
• BS/BA degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years related work experience.
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EEO Statement

Kronos is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.