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Administrator I, Database

at Pilot Flying J

Posted: 3/6/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 194
Keywords: computer, statistics

Job Description

Database Administrator I

In this job you will:

  • Install, configure, apply upgrades, patch, and monitor database, ETL, and reporting systems
  • Implement and monitor a comprehensive backup strategy to ensure recoverability of application and systems databases
  • Solve issues such as connection, failed jobs, application errors, server alerts, space thresholds, etc., within pre-defined service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Maintain and tune databases including indexing, configuration changes, and statistics to prevent issues
  • Implement strong database security including access control, encryption, and auditing as defined by management
  • Conduct quality assurance (QA), user acceptance testing (UAT), and production database deployments to support new and upgraded applications and bug fixes
  • Implement strong disaster recovery (DR) and high availability (HA) solutions as directed by management
  • Document materials to support any installation, configuration, or application handled by the Database Administration team
  • Ensure the on-line processing database systems offer the highest reliability and performance possible
  • Participate in projects and ongoing activities related to the operation and organization of the databases, assessment and implementation of new technologies
  • Find opportunities for how databases can support or improve reliability of the organization’s businesses; provide recommendations to management
  • Train and develop Technical Support and Applications team members regarding the utilization of on-line processing databases environment
  • Work with Architecture, Application Development, and Operations to achieve a state-of-the-art environment that meets current and future business objectives
  • Develop an operational model and provide and design tools to assist in the management of the database and transaction processing environment

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent certification required
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, information technology, or related field preferred
  • SQL experience
  • Server level experience preferred
  • Scripting experience preferred

Competencies

  • Customer service and team oriented
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Willingness to learn and embrace new technologies


5508 Lonas Rd
Knoxville
TN

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