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Junior Database Administrator

Date Posted: 2/21/2024

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Job Description


The Junior/ Entry Level Database Administrator is responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of database management systems.


* Assist in the design and implementation of new databases, reports and data driven applications, and will be responsible for monitoring and resolving any issues with ETL (extract, transform and load) processes.

* Oversee the installation, configuration, and maintenance of Microsoft SQL Server databases across different environments (development, test/staging, production).

* Administer and manage the ERP Systems (FS, VB, F9, etc.) data platform, including database objects (databases, schemas, tables, views, etc.) and user access permissions.

* Proactively monitor and optimize database performance by identifying and resolving bottlenecks, optimizing queries, indexes, and fine-tuning system configurations to ensure optimal database performance.

* Set up and maintain monitoring and alerting systems to proactively identify and address database issues related to performance, usage, and security in a timely manner.

* Analyze long-term database performance trends and proactively identify ongoing cost optimization, performance enhancement, and growth strategies.

* Subject matter expert and technical owner of the enterprise Shop Floor Tools function, and enterprise SQL Server based ETL processes.

* Establish and manage robust disaster recovery and high availability strategies to minimize downtime and ensure business continuity.

* Assist in budget preparation, cost analysis, and long-range planning including proactively assessing needs and providing recommendations.

* Plan and execute database upgrades and migrations to newer versions or hardware to keep the environment up-to-date and optimized. Conduct capacity planning assessments to predict future database resource requirements and ensure scalability.

* Investigate and resolve database-related incidents, working closely with development teams and other stakeholders to identify root causes and prevent recurrence to ensure smooth operations.

* Maintain accurate and comprehensive documentation of database configurations, processes, and procedures.

* Collaborate with cross-functional teams to provide technical expertise, support projects, and guide other administrators on best practices for database utilization.

* Design and develop KB for the ERP users and help them become SMEs.

* Provide production support as needed and be available as on-call support personnel, off-hours, and weekends at times.

* Performs work with near-zero supervision/guidance and can articulate rationale for decisions and changes.

* Develop, produce, and publish key metrics in collaboration with IT Manager & CIO, provide insight and needed system adjustments.

* Develop database architectural strategies at the modeling, design, and implementation stages to address business requirements and system capabilities working with internal constituents and other IT resources.

* Ensure compliance with WI's policies and procedures, and other Industry compliance and regulations.

* Navigate Microsoft Office Software, computer applications, and software specific to the department to maximize technology tools and gain efficiency.

* Work as part of a team while working with on-site equipment.

* Performs other related duties as required.?


* Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in IT or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

* Two to four years' related experience required.

* Commitment to excellence and high standards

* Excellent written and oral communication skills.

* Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.

* Versatility, flexibi
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Hartford, CT
  • Job Type:I.T.
  • Experience:None
  • Education:None
  • Date Posted:2/21/2024
  • Contact: Gina Block (860) 626-5340
  • Pay Range: $70,000.00 - $800,001,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JN -022024-359572