SQL Server DBA

OpenText Corp
27 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Contract Type
ENABLING THE DIGITAL WORLD OpenText enables the digital world as the global leader in Enterprise Information Management, both on premises or in the cloud. We embrace all things digital and are committed to being the Best Place to Work for our Employees in over 140 locations around the world. We obsess over our customers to ensure they are wildly successful in embracing the Digital World. Our customers entrust us with their most important information, we need to be their most trusted partner. What we do, we do well. What we create, we do purposefully to impact the world. If you believe in this and are passionate about enabling the Digital World then let OpenText turn your career vision into reality. The Opportunity: As the Senior MS SQL Server Database Administrator, you are largely responsible for providing operational database services to the organization. Your responsibilities include owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests, fulfilling requests and resolving incidents within SLAs, reviewing service related reports (e.g: database backups, maintenance, monitoring performance) on a daily basis to ensure service related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs, responding to database related alerts and escalations as well as engineering strategic solutions to recurring problems. You have a very high level of detail, a service oriented mentality, a high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, and focus on managing and resolving issues 24/7. The ability to architect and deploy new system implementations as well as support older technology is essential to your role. Experience across the following RDBMS vendors is preferred: SQL Server 2008/2014, Oracle 11g/12c, MySQL 5.x, PostgresSQL 9.x, and Sybase ASE 15.x You are great at: Performing complex level work which requires broad technical knowledge, training, and understanding, combined with creative and independent thinking and conceptual ability to relate work performed with technical business context. Acting to recover 100% of the databases when problems arise by identifying, addressing, and correcting key aspects of a problem and addressing them at an early state by determining the best technical resolution. Owning performance of all database queries and internal database performance. Performing on-call support functions for their appropriate application or system. Applying skills and innovation and acting as a technical resource to the local community in order to lead efforts to improve effectiveness of internal systems, revenue streams, and customer satisfaction. Being the subject matter expert in regards to all aspects of Database design. Supporting and writing database code and scripting language. Requirements What it takes: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related degree. Minimum of 10 years of related Database experience. Equivalent work related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Expert knowledge of the following MS SQL Server versions: 2005, 2008/R2, 2012, 2014. Extensive experience in database and query tuning. Experience in providing support for 24x7 production environments. In-depth knowledge in using partitioning on MS SQL Server . Do not apply if you have not done this extensively. Highly experienced in multi-terabyte, high transactional databases. Experience in database monitoring applications such as Oracle Cloud Control, Spotlight, TOAD, Bradmark. Proven experience writing MS Transact SQL & Stored Procedures. Proven experience writing/debugging PL/SQL. Experience with designing backup and recovery techniques including RTO/RPO. Experienced building clustered environments as well as VMware solutions. Experienced designing and implementing database disaster recovery solutions with an emphasis on Log Shipping/Dataguard/Goldengate/Replication Server implementations. Experience writing technical documentation. Oracle 11g/12g setup and administration of RAC environments At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental condition, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. We draw on our diversity and collective genius as we continue to shape a better future for our customers and be the Best Place to Work for our employees- nothing is off the table at OpenText. If you require accommodation in completing the application process please click on the apply button below. This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/66729187

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