Junior Database Administrator (DBA)

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Description

We are seeking a SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA) focused on tuning and managing SQL servers for client applications. The ideal candidate will not only have a background in core management skills including setup/support, tuning, but also Data Warehousing expertise. This position will work with multiple fast pace technical groups in a growing SaaS based business

Responsibilities

  • Demonstrate database technical functionality, such as performance, security and reliability.
  • Contribute to database audits, schema definition, security and performance tuning.
  • Manage and install customer databases.
  • Help define and manage database backup and recovery processes.
  • Contribute to identifying, evaluating, recommending hardware or software technologies to achieve desired performance metrics.
  • Ensure operational issues are considered and planned for new product, releases or
  • versions roll-out.
  • Assist with troubleshooting and resolving database incidents and outages.
  • Plan and install upgrades of database management system software to enhance database performance.


Requirements


  • Live in or near Alpharetta, GA or Bozeman, MT
  • Able to travel 10-15%
  • Database administration with knowledge about High Availability, Load Balancing and Distributed Computing desired.
  • Some working knowledge of SSRS desired.
  • Understanding of Database Architecture concepts essential.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team will be critical to this role.
  • Provide cross training to other engineers as necessary.
  • Flexibility with regards to scheduling, including after hours and weekends, is required.
  • Ability to manage servers in multiple locations, locally and remote.
  • Ability to work in a XenApp environment
  • At least 2+ years of experience as DBA/Architect with responsibilities in a managing many database environments

Benefits

WHY WORK AT XCENTRIC

  • 4.8 rating on Glassdoor. Our employees rave about our amazing culture
  • Fast growth. We have been growing by 30% for the last four years
  • Plenty of opportunities for advancement. We are growing quickly and we need everyone that joins our team to advance with us
  • Our leadership values prioritizing family, and models the way
  • We are an industry leader and a recipient of many rewards
  • Autonomy. We give a lot of freedom to our employees to lead themselves
  • Your coworkers will quickly become close friends
  • We genuinely care about our employees and the clients we serve


BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental health care coverage
  • Flexibility to work from home 2 days/week
  • Progressive personal time-off policy
  • 11 paid holidays annually
  • Paid volunteer week - Pick your favorite place to serve and give back.
  • 401k Plan and company match
  • Basic life insurance at no cost to you
  • Casual dress code
  • Office ping pong and shuffleboard tables
  • Fun company events
  • Office snacks
  • Normal office hours

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