Data Base Analyst/Administrator

Empire-CAT - Mesa, AZ (30+ days ago)

Job Summary:

Designs and implements database solutions for application development teams. Monitors and tunes databases. Implements database backup and restore procedures. Supports ad hoc data query and reporting requirements.

Essential Functions:

  • Designs and implements databases for applications development teams
  • Monitors and tunes databases for optimal performance.
  • Implements database integration and ETL support
  • Implements and monitors database backups and restores
  • Works with end users for database query design and support

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provides solutions which are reliable, scalable, and performs at a high-level to meet the service levels associated with mission-critical, web-based solutions that service large volumes of concurrent users.
  • Keeps abreast of new technologies, philosophies, and techniques for data administration.
  • Helps evaluate new application proposals to determine feasibility and to identify the potential for sharing existing data.
  • Provides effective, routine stakeholder communications throughout the course of assigned projects.
  • Proposes and initiates process improvements that enhance departmental practices and effectiveness.
  • Must accomplish training and serve as a Green Belt in support of Empire's Six Sigma program.
  • Work within and promotes corporate values.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal/communications skills sufficient to professionally work with people and provide customer support.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with project stakeholders and other team members.
  • Ability to understand the key objectives and critical success factors of assigned projects.
  • Experience and skills using a structured software development methodology.
  • Ability to establish and contribute to a climate of openness, trust and support by embracing EMPIRE Values.
  • Ability to maintain consistent attendance.

Education and Experience:

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent working experience.
  • 3+ years MS SQL Server 2012/2014/2016 database administration experience required.
  • Working experience with MS SQL Server Service Broker, Integration Services, Analysis Services, and Reporting Services.
  • Strong experience in monitoring and tuning MS SQL Server databases for optimal performance.
  • Working experience with database backup, restore and recovery.
  • Working experience with MS Azure deployments.
  • Working experience with MS data replication.
  • Strong analytic, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and plan work independently.
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and switch effectively between different activities and teams.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bachelor's (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)