Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd., guides our customers from what's now to what's next by solving their digital challenges. Working alongside each customer, we apply our unmatched industrial and digital capabilities to their data and applications to benefit both business and society. More than 80% of the Fortune 100 trust Hitachi Vantara to help them develop new revenue streams, unlock competitive advantages, lower costs, enhance customer experiences, and deliver social and environmental value.
We are seeking Databases Administrator (MSSQL)
To perform activities for projects:
o Clone Databases
o Apply corrective patches
o Define the most accurate setting
o Collaborate with application/database developers, quality assurance and operations/support staff in a fast paced global environment.
o Work within the Application Development team to deliver business critical projects and maintain high service levels
o Provide technical expertise on the installation, setup, configuration of database servers, replication, mirroring
To perform activities related to support:
o Manage issues related to MSSQL databases
o Follow up databases to make sure that they are correctly tuned
o Monitoring and adjusting database size against performance and storage capacity
o Perform database maintenance activities such as backup/recovery, rebuilding and reorganizing indexes.
o Performance tuning and optimization
o Install, upgrade, and apply maintenance and patches as needed
o Monitor and maintain existing database infrastructure
o Provide off-hours/weekend support in case of urgent production support issues.
KEY TECHNICAL and FUNCTIONAL COMPETENCIES
o Handling and managing SQL Server database/replication infrastructure in a real time production environment.
o Failover technologies such as Mirroring, SAN - Replication.
o Troubleshooting and resolving database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking/deadlocking issues, connectivity issues, data replication issues etc.
o Performance tuning, SQL query development/optimization using performance monitoring and troubleshooting tools.
o Strong understanding of Transactional SQL
o Database maintenance activities such as backup/recovery - capacity monitoring/management.
o Collaborating with development/qa teams on physical database design activities and performance tuning.
o Managing and making software deployments/changes in real time production environments.
o Bachelor degree in Computer Science or any IT related course
o Minimum of 3 years working experience in MSSQL
o Strong problem solving and risks assessment skills.
o Good interpersonal skills, able to resolve conflicts.
o Must be a team player with responsibilities.
o Good command of spoken and written English.
o Ability to work on multiple projects at one time with minimal supervision and ensure high quality, timely delivery.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.