Senior SQL Production Database Administrator

Transmosis – Pleasanton, CA
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Job Description

Senior SQL Production Database Administrator

Summary of Responsibilities:

The Senior SQL Server Production Database Administrator is responsible for the delivery of 24x7x365 uptime for our web based products and hosting solutions. This position requires working closely with development team, and the server team in maintaining a reliable environment around systems hardware and operating systems server software.

Primary Responsibilities & Objectives:
-Monitor database performance in the areas of response, reliability, throughput, and availability; analyze to identify and resolve bottlenecks, and tune infrastructure to ensure stable performance for the web based as well as hosting environment.
-Ensure that database backup and recovery, upgrades, maintenance, data integrity, and space requirements for physical databases supporting web and hosting applications are met through formulation and monitoring of policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management
-System level DBA functions including: set up replication, administer SQL cluster/Virtual server clusters
-Proactively research and locate the necessary tools and processes to identify troublesome trends as they develop, and track problems to resolution.
-Analyze trends and work with development team to develop a long-range plan designed to resolve problems and prevent them from recurrence
-Monitor and provide constructive feedback on all existing SQL server systems
-Effectively adapt to rapidly changing technologies and apply it to business needs; marrying multiple tools together to solve problems
-Follow department standards for documents and project management
-Able to work extra/off hours as needs dictate.

Qualification/Technical Requirements:
-BS in CS, Engineering, or related discipline and 8+ progressive years using SQL Server in a -DBA/equivalent role, with at least 5+ yrs experience on SQL Server 2005/SQL Server 2008
-6-8 years work experience on Windows Server 2003/2008 platforms
-3+ years work experience: SQL clustering and virtual server clustering, data replication and fail-over
-Experience with mission critical, 24/7 production environments require
-Strong experience/competency with: VLDB, SQL performance analysis and tuning, log shipping and security, replication, SQL clustering, fail-over to remote site, scalability, reliability issues and written stored procedures
-Installation and configuration of Microsoft SQL Server in a clustered configuration
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills
-Solid project management skills, able to multitask and very detail oriented
-Ability to optimize and streamline: stored procedures, indexes, and, data layout
-Team-player, flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment
-Strong data warehouse/data mart/data mining experience a plus
-Strong database administration experiences on VM environment a plus
-Strong Oracle, MySQL experience a plus
-Strong UNIX experience a plus
-Strong written and oral communication skills
-Familiarity with the mortgage industry a plus

Successful Behaviors:
-Are interested and able to quickly learn new technologies, methodologies and tools.
-Can take a concept and perform implementation with minimal supervision.
-Are highly motivated self-starters comfortable working in a dynamic environment.
Beyondsoft ( is a leading IT outsourcing company with Global Delivery Centers. Beyondsoft offers IT consulting, Application Development and Maintenance (ADM), ERP and BPO services to the clients across the globe. With its relentless focus on achieving the highest quality in its deliveries, Beyondsoft has become a trusted brand and achieved consistent growth in its repeat business with its clients. Beyondsoft is a publicly traded company.

Beyondsoft has development centers in the major cities around the world, with operations/centers in the U.S., China, Japan, Singapore and India. The global delivery centers enable Beyondsoft to offer high-quality and cost effective services to its clients by adopting the right mix of onsite, near-site and multi-tier offshore delivery centers. It also allows Beyondsoft to share and grow its offerings, knowledge and process maturity. Beyondsoft is an ISO27001 certified company and the security systems at Beyondsoft meet world’s most strict standards.
Beyondsoft is renowned for its experience in working with the world's best technology companies and some of the world's leading enterprises in the vertical industries. Our commitment to quality is reflected in the fact that all of the world's top five technology companies are currently long-term clients of Beyondsoft. Being a leading service
supplier dedicated to end-to-end ITO and BPO services, Beyondsoft has also accumulated extensive experience in the verticals like financial services, pharmaceutical, telecom, etc. with the leading players of those industries.

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