A Remote SQL Server DBA (or database administrator) manages the SQL server to successfully store, organize, and access data.
They also analyze an organization’s data management, input, and security needs, and help develop tools that support data access and information security.
This is a remote position for a candidate located in Costa Rica .
Required skills :
BS degree in a computer discipline or relevant certification and experience
5+ years of SQL Server code development & general administration
Strong experience of High Availability technologies (Always On, Replication, etc.)
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, think outside the box
Proven working experience as a Database administrator
Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, monitoring and integrity
Strong experience with indexing concepts & code tuning techniques
Experience in git version control desired
Required Experienced :
Monitor databases to gather resource consuming queries, maintain SQL server replication, Clustering, backups, ETL SSIS jobs, and encryption
Review and debug SQL Server code including adhoc queries, views, stored procedures, functions and triggers for modernization and performance improvements
Maintain, review and apply appropriate indexes for new and existing queries
Provide SQL Server administration in MS SQL Server 2008 / 2012 / 2014 / 2016 and a large SQL DB environment and High Availability technologies (Always On and Replication)
Review alerts and remediate any issues that may arise from blocking, deadlocks and poorly performing code using extended events, execution plan analysis
Analyze SQL query plans, suggest and implement solutions to support developers in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Install, configure and upgrade database management systems and software including clustering environment
Refine and automate security lockdown processes
Configure, maintain and optimize database backups using native backup functionality and Idera Sql Safe
Use PowerShell and SSIS to automate monitoring and alerting functions of SQL server
Ability to debug and push to production SSIS and large stored procedures for ETL
Ability to take calls on a 24x7 basis as first level DBA support
Watch your email here’s what happens next :
We look forward to reviewing your application! If your background is a promising fit for the position, you’ll get an email from us within 3-4 business days which will include a link to our online Candidate Assessment.
Why do we request this assessment?
A big reason why UA Brands is such a rewarding place to work and why so many employees thrive here is the extra time we invest during the hiring process.
We want to make sure our potential candidate will be a great addition to our family! This assessment allows us to get to know you better, which also helps you determine if we’re the right fit too.