DevOps Engineer / SQL Server Administrator

Anonymous

Job Summary

The Server Administrator will focus on devops and db administration in a large-scale Linux & Windows mission-critical environment.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

The Server Administrator will focus on administration in a large-scale Linux & Windows mission-critical environment where best IT practices are followed, supporting a large number of production databases, 7x24.

Responsibilities

  • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
  • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
  • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.
  • Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field.
  • 3+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience required
  • 3+ years experience as a DevOps Engineer, working in Azure/AWS/Google Cloud/Heroku.
  • Experience with web application servers (NGiNX, Apache), databases (Aurora/MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift), cache technologies (Redis, Memcached), and queue technologies.
  • Experience with monitoring and alerting technologies (Cloudwatch, Grafana, Graphite, New Relic, Nagios, Pagerduty).
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code methodologies and proficient use of orchestration and configuration management tools such as CloudFormation, Ansible, and AWX.
  • Exceptional skills in linux system administration.
  • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
  • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • Experience working with Linux & Windows server, including Active Directory
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • MCTS, MCITP, and/or MVP certifications a plus

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