Database Administrator

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Database Administrator – DBA (SQL Server)

We are seeking a Database Administrator to join an exciting healthcare SaaS company as a member of the database team.   You will be responsible for monitoring and maintenance of all database systems including reporting, replication, backup, security and performance.  Position reports to the IT Manager.

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent years of experience
3+ years’ Information Technology experience required
1-2 years’ extensive hands on knowledge of Microsoft SQL 2008 R2, with focus on peer to peer transactional replication
Hands on Microsoft SQL Server performance tuning experience
Database backup and recovery experience
Database reporting technologies hands on experience
Development background a plus. (C#, XML, Bit Bucket & Visual Studio .Net)
Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple priorities simultaneously and work well without direct supervision
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Understanding of HIPAA/SOX compliance, healthcare background a plus


Managing, Monitoring, Installation and Security of company databases.
Works with Infrastructure Team on system incident reports
Imports and exports data in support of customer implementations and requests (ETL/DML)
Training and Development of Database Team to support existing system(s)
After hour’s on-call, Maintenance and Release availability required.
Ensuring database integrity, stability and availability.
Maintaining database backup and recovery strategies.
Designing infrastructure changes for growth and high availability/disaster recovery strategies. (HADR)
Administering SQL Server Reporting services including report design, advanced scheduling and integrations. (SSRS)
Strong Transact SQL programming (T-SQL) skill set including writing stored procedures, functions and maintenance scripts.
Performance tuning of complex stored procedures and database objects
Skilled at identifying bottlenecks, design challenges and creating solutions.
Works closely with Development and QA teams to optimize code and efficiency.
This position reports to the Database Systems Manager and is the leader for the Database team.
Maintains customer confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential and secure.

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