U.S. Water Services

  • Application Developer DBA

    Job Locations US-MN-Plymouth
    Job ID
    2018-1319
    Category
    Information Technology
    Type
    Full Time Exempt
  • Overview

    U.S. Water Services is seeking a SQL Server DBA to support our Information Technology Group.  This position can be located at either our corporate headquarters in St. Michael, MN or in our Tonka Water office in Plymouth, MN. The ideal candidate will contribute at both hands-on and strategic levels to support the organization as we grow and scale.  

     

    The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server RDBMS systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

    Responsibilities

    • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems.
    • Maintain and enhance Data Warehouse and BI capabilities.
    • Develop SSRS enterprise class reports
    • Design develop and support critical data interfaces leveraging TSQL and SSIS
    • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security.
    • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
    • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end.
    • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
    • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement.
    • Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
    • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours.

    Qualifications

    • 3+ years MS SQL Server Administration experience required
    • Experience with Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO), using native monitoring and troubleshooting tools
    • Experience with backups, restores and recovery models
    • Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
    • Experience working with Windows server, including Active Directory
    • Excellent written and verbal communication
    • Flexible, team player, “get-it-done” personality
    • Ability to organize and plan work independently
    • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment
    • Ability to multi-task and context-switch effectively between different activities and teams

    EEO/AA/F/M/Vet/Disabled

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