(Senior) MSSL Database Administrator

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Job Title: (Senior) MSSL Database Administrator

Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

With over two decades of successfully operating, managing, and securing private, public, and hybrid cloud environments, Ntirety has led enterprises across industries through the volatile early days of data hosting into the world of 24×7 managed security with our premier Compliant Security solutions. Through cost effective and scalable solutions tailored to business-specific needs, Ntirety eliminates gaps in both security posture and compliance documentation by delivering solutions that cover the entire application, the entire compliance and security process, the entire time.

When it comes to a cybersecurity crisis, the question is not if, but when it will happen – that’s why Ntirety’s mission to provide proactive compliant security is crucial in today’s business landscape. No matter what role or department you work in, being a part of Ntirety means supporting all of our different teams to help keep our clients protected and updated on the latest in cybersecurity.

We are a passionate team, but we are small, so we seek someone that can roll up their sleeves and get stuck in. Our hope is that speaks to you! Still with us? You likely believe that there is more to a job than just getting paid, and that the mission really matters. Good. Because we believe that too.

Join the team at the forefront of this mission-critical industry.

For more information about Ntirety, please visit www.ntirety.com or check out our @lifeatntirety Instagram and Twitter pages.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Senior Microsoft SQL Server Database Administrator is responsible for being part of and mentoring a team of Database Administrators remotely supporting multiple Microsoft SQL Server Installations on our clients’ systems all over the world.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with clients on database daily management as well as longer-term database projects.
  • Proactively ensure optimal availability and performance of the database systems.
  • Troubleshoot Microsoft SQL Server issues while working concurrently with multiple priorities.
  • Develop improvement and maintenance plans for databases to include installations/upgrades/migrations.
  • Develop and implement procedures for maintenance and alert responses.
  • Resolve database performance issues, capacity needs, and security concerns.
  • Troubleshoot replication and HA/DR issues.
  • Produce scripts for maintenance and database housekeeping needs.
  • Perform database audits.
  • Deliver an exceptional customer experience every day.
  • Ensure proper ticket handling and proper client responses
  • Triage incoming tickets and escalate as needed.
  • Perform 24/7 on-call in a rotation with other SQL Server DBA Team members.

Requirements

DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess a minimum of 8 years of related experience.
  • Be process-oriented with strong execution and follow-through skills.
  • Have experience supporting current version releases of Microsoft SQL Server in a production environment.
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Be a team player with ability to multitask with minimal supervision and high reliability.
  • Possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Have experience with database backup and recovery.
  • Have experience with the Microsoft SQL Server installation and upgrade process for both standalone and clustered servers.
  • Have experience with multiple Microsoft HA/DR technologies including but not limited to:
    • failover clustering
    • availability groups
    • replication
    • log shipping
    • database mirroring
  • Knowledge of Analysis Services/Reporting Services/SSIS is beneficial but not required.
  • Have experience with VMware and/or Hyper-V virtualization.
  • Be passionate for learning and applying evolving technologies.
  • Have a strong customer focus, including the ability to focus on the client’s requirements and exceed expectations.
  • Possess knowledge of Windows commands as they relate to database needs.
  • Possess knowledge of basic networking as it relate to Database needs
  • Possession of or willingness to earn Microsoft SQL Server and/or other certifications within an agreed-upon timeframe with manager

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or equivalent work experience.
  • Possession of or willingness to earn Microsoft SQL Server and/or other certifications within an agreed-upon timeframe with manager
    • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) in a current version of SQL Server
    • Progress toward the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) in a current version of SQL Server – this is not a hiring requirement but will be the primary training path until it is achieved
    • Amazon AWS certifications are beneficial but not a hiring requirement
    • VMware certifications are beneficial but not a hiring requirement

Benefits

Ntirety is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer (EEO/AA).

Ntirety offers a competitive salary and benefits including Paid Time Off, FREE Medical to Employees, Dental, retirement plan with 401(k) match, and much more. If you are interested in joining a profitable, growing, and dynamic company, we want to hear from you! Ntirety is an Equal OpportunityEmployeranddoesnotdiscriminateonthebasisofrace,color,religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other classification protected by Federal, State or local law.

Ntirety thanks all candidates for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Before you apply, please check if any restrictions apply in terms of time zone or country.

This job has a geo-restriction in place: USA Only.

Please mention that you come from Remotive when applying for this job.

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