SQL Server Database Administrator
Job Opportunity at Paul Murphy Associates

Posted on Aug 7


Location: Rosemont, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4139564

SQL Server Database Administrator, Full Time - Rosemont - $100k

The SQL Server DBA is responsible for a variety of operational and maintenance tasks on SQL server databases in multiple environments. As a member of the Product development team, will report directly to the Sr Director of Software Development and will help to maintain the development databases and support developers in their database needs. This position will also work with the DevOps team to monitor and maintain DMD’s production databases as well as performing some operational tasks for the business users.

A successful candidate must possess excellent analytical and technical skills, with a focus on detail, quality, and accuracy. This position will require the candidate to successfully interface at multiple levels of DMD’s organizational structure, from Software Engineers and DevOps engineers to the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The candidate must be a self-starter, enjoy ideation and innovation, and possess a strong desire to learn new products, technologies, and processes.

Essential Job Responsibilities

·         Ability to grasp complex problems and develop a simple yet comprehensive solution that meets or exceeds the expectations

·         Ability to explain difficult or complex problems and solutions to varying audiences which allows them to understand and works to build consensus

·         Proactively shares experiences and knowledge to help the team improve its development processes and practices

·         Actively seeks challenging assignments, is genuinely excited by a challenge

·         Work with Product Owner, Scrum Master, developers and testers in an Agile team environment

·         Develop deep expertise in the product and be passionate about creating the absolute best customer experience for the product

·         Being flexible and responsive to changing needs of the business

Required Skills & Experience

·         B.S. in computer science or related field is preferable (equivalent combination of experience, education, and training will be considered)

·         3+ years of relevant administration experience with SQL Server databases (2008 or newer)

·         Experience with AWS managed RDS SQL server instances, is preferred

·         Experience with database design, T-SQL, and performance tuning

·         Creative, attention to detail, multitasking and organizational capacity

·         Impeccable written and verbal communication skills

·         Strong technical, process and problem-solving proficiency

·         Demonstrated business acumen, and cross-collaboration capabilities

·         Ability to set and deliver on priorities and deal with a degree of ambiguity

·         Exceptional interpersonal and communications capabilities

·         Display organizational and emotional intelligence

·         Eager to learn, adapt and perfect your work; you seek out help and put it to good use

·         Able to hit the ground running with a can-do attitude

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