SQL Server DBA
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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016
Santa Clarita, CA
JOB DESCRIPTIONLocation - Santa Clarita CA
Responsible for monitoring, tuning and capacity planning of the organization's server-class databases. Establishes sound backup, recovery and disaster recovery solutions. Works closely with developers and business users to gain knowledge of organizations databases and the applications they support. Monitors database operations and performs tuning at the server, database and SQL level. Installs, configures, maintains and upgrades various versions of database software across operating systems and hardware platforms. Collaborates with DBA team to maintain consistent database standards across brands. Participates in the design and maintenance of high availability and disaster recovery solutions. Provides database access to business users and access reporting to audit, risk and security teams. Responsible for database change management through the various stages of the development life cycle.
Enterprise Database Operations
Installation, configuration and upgrades of database software and related products
Establish and maintain sound backup, recovery, HA and DR solutions
Collaboration between business owners, development and system administration teams
Evaluate project requirements and converts into efficient solutions which meet teams objectives
Perform database tuning, capacity planning and performance monitoring
Diagnose database incidents, identify underlying cause and provide path to resolution
Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges)
Maintain database configurations in a consistent manner across data centers
Develop implementation plans with milestones, resources and delivery dates
Senior team member providing 24X7 support to business and mentors
Provide direction and mentorship to junior database administrators
REQUIRED SKILL SETS:
Strong understanding of SQL Server database technologies, utilities and tools
Strong understanding of the underlying operating systems Windows 2005, 2008, 2012
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to handle multiple projects prioritizing tasks to meet project deadlines
A sound knowledge of performance tuning through server, database and application tiers
Knowledge of SQL Server native backup and recovery scenarios using Net backup
Ability to support hardware refreshes and database migrations onto new hardware
Strong knowledge of SQL Server Integration Services, SSIS, SSRS, SSAS
Ability to analyze issues, use sound judgment and teamwork to solve complex problems
Experience with Triggers, Stored Procedures and SQL Server Queries
Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
Oracle Database experience preferred
Experience supporting Databases on Linux operating systems a plus
This position provides database support across brands supported by Global IT Infrastructure team. Collaboration with Operations, Infrastructure Engineers and Application Developers is required.
Reports to the Sr. Manager of Database Administration.
EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Business Information Systems, or equivalent
5-7years of experience as a hands on MS SQL Server 2005/2008/2012 Database Administrator
1-3Years of Oracle Database Administration preferred
PHYSICAL DEMANDS walking and standing are required occasionally. Visual acuity is required to perform activities such as: preparing and analyzing data, viewing a computer terminal, reading documents, reports and emails.
TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Occasional Travel may be required.
Position will be located at one of Carnival Corporation's headquarters. Work beyond normal business hours may be required occasionally to support business needs or projects. Person in this role must be accessible 24 by 7.