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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

UST Global Santa Clarita, CA

UST Global
Santa Clarita, CA
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Location - 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


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.