Lead Database Engineer GT Nexus
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GT Nexus, Inc., a growing SaaS provider, is actively looking for a Senior Database Administrator to join our expanding team. The ideal candidate will be results driven, goal-oriented, a leader and will possess a strong capability to handle interruptions while multi-tasking in a fast paced environment. The successful candidate will have the ability and the opportunity to rapidly learn new skills and technologies in a high growth setting. Preference will be given to candidates with both SQL Server 2008 and Oracle 11g experience in a high volume, multi-terabyte production environment requiring 99.95% + uptime.
Specific Responsibilities Include:
Collaborate with a strong team to manage and support the company?s on-demand production applications.
Day-to-day administration of SQL Server 2008 (backup/restore, monitoring, user management, etc.).
Provide technical leadership for our buildout of a new Oracle RAC infrastructure at the database layer.
Contribute to improving our overall system performance and scalability by identifying problematic queries, systems and processes and make recommendations on how they can be improved.
Interface with our Engineering and QA teams to help manage our non-production and production environments.
Join our on-call team rotation to assist in providing the highest level of availability for our customers.
Facilitate root cause analysis on database issues.
Manage security of application access to databases.
Design and implement database backup policies and procedures.
Create and maintain scripts for monitoring, administration, automation, etc.
Ownership of the SQL code deploy process for patches and releases.
Capacity planning (disk space, I/O, CPU, memory, etc.) to ensure we are properly positioned for growth.
Provide leadership for our Global DBA team including staffing, work planning, training and management of associated processes and procedures.
5+ years of hands-on experience administering a very large production SQL Server environment (with an uptime target 99.95% or greater)
5+ years of hands-on experience administering a large production Oracle Database Server environment (with an uptime target 99.95% or greater)
5+ years of progressive work experience supporting 24/7 on-demand applications
Experience with DB replication, full text indexing and disaster recovery strategies.
Strong desire to lead a global team of DBAs and a track record of success doing so.
Experience with following system and application experience:
Third party backup software
SANs (EMC VMAX is a big plus)
Microsoft Windows 2008R2 Server
Proven ability to use scripts to automate and streamline is a BIG plus
Experience deploying code to production environments while adhering to strict release management procedures
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail and a focus on doing things the right way, every time
A strong commitment to following and improving processes and procedures
A dedication to producing to useful and detailed documentation.
Self-motivated and able to manage self-imposed deadlines / responsibilities
Security focused with a production mindset
Strong team player who excels in a collaborative environment
Demonstrated skills in planning and successfully executing complex IT projects
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
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