Sr. SQL Server DBA - Boulder, Colorado

IHS Markit - Boulder, CO (30+ days ago)3.6

Markit Digital is looking for an experienced Database Administrator to provide support for our diverse SQL Server estate and contribute to new deployments and projects. A challenging role that provides exposure to the finance industry, SQL Clustering, Cloud architecture, and several versions of SQL Server including 2014 and 2016.

You will be a vital part of an experienced DBA team sharing support, ideas, and experience. You will have the opportunity to improve Markit Digitals database release processes, define new standards, and have an active role in shaping the services provided by the team.

This position is located in Boulder, CO. Boulder is 35 miles Northwest of downtown Denver. This position does not offer any relocation assistance.

Duties & Accountabilities

Perform proactive checks on production servers
Participate in out-of-hours and on-call rotations
Performance Tuning T-SQL
Resource capacity planning (CPU, memory, IO, storage)
Engage with SQL development resources

Technical competencies

SQL 2005 – 2016
Solid TSQL scripting
Advanced performance tuning and troubleshooting skills
SQL replication
Database design, normalization
Understanding of storage hardware, architecture and design
SQL high availability /disaster recovery technologies
SQL upgrade experience
SQL user provisioning and management
Mindset for automating/scripting
Knowledge of MySQL/NoSQL technologies a plus.
Microsoft O/S proficiency

Business competencies

Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or 5+ years of DBA experience in an enterprise IT environment
5+ years’ experience as an MS SQL DBA
Planning and delivering projects
Experience in performance tuning and problem troubleshooting.
Past liaison with business and development groups
Previous adherence to change control policies
Solid knowledge/hands on experience developing/maintaining OLTP and
Warehouse environments, including VLDB and BI stack
Personal competencies

Experience in a company with agreed Service Level Agreements to internal business units or external clients
Ability to understand business objectives and focus and prioritize multiple projects accordingly
Financial exposure not required but any experience would be beneficial
Willingness to collaborate and develop others
Self-starter who can work with little supervision
Open minded, flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations
Focused on delivery
Ability to influence others in a positive manner
Ability to communicate with both technical and business counterparts in a language they understand is essential, both written and verbal
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