Position Title: SQL DBA
Industry: Education
Location: Austin, Texas
Work Hours: 9-5, Monday-Friday
Position Summary:

  • Provide technical support for the database environment including overseeing the development and organization of the databases, assessment and implementation of new technologies 
  • Work with architecture, application development, and operations to help achieve a state-of-the-art environment that meets current and future business objectives
  • Train and develop technical support and applications staff to better utilize on-line processing databases environment.
  • Provide and design tools to assist in the management of the database and transaction processing environment. DBA will work to provide a working model of our transaction processing environment for capacity assessment and planning
  • Develop a methodology for the ongoing assessment of database performance and the identification of problem areas

  • Develop a security scheme for the database environment, as well as assisting in disaster recovery if necessary

  • Provide leadership during the development and enhancement of production applications including working with applications, technical support and operations during the design, development and implementation of applications

  • Work with the transaction processing area to develop both the physical and the logical database administration functions and assists in the development of our processing database and computing environments

  • Work with others in IT to build the logical database area and provide technical guidance during all phases of the development process

  • Work with vendors in evaluating and implementing new technologies

Qualification Summary

  • BE or BS Degree in one of the following subject areas: Computer Science, Business Administration, Information Technology or related field preferred
  • 2 -3 years IT operation with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices

  • 3-5 years Microsoft SQL Server experience

  • Understanding of, and experience with, server-client computing and relational database environments

  • Experience with data management and data processing flowcharting techniques

  • Knowledge of reporting and query tools and practices

  • Good understanding of the organizations goals and objectives

  • Good interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Technical documentation skills

  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language

  • Self motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail

  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Good written and oral communication skills

The position includes a benefits package with a salary of 120,000 annually.