Job Description

Who you are…
You take pride in being responsible for leading efforts related to the planning, designing, developing, implementing, and optimizing mission-critical application databases to achieve business performance and scalability standards. You are a strong individual who leverages your leadership and teamwork skills to complete large-scale projects across multiple teams. 
 
As a Senior Database Administrator, a typical week might include the following...
Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring, health, performance, and availability on Microsoft SQL and PostgreSQL development and production databases. 
 
Perform Server/Database management, migrations, removals, archives and manage data purge processes on production and development databases. 
 
Monitor production SSIS packages, troubleshoot failures and re-run as necessary or escalate for additional development, assist with production deployments / changes, cross train to help with operational data work (back-ups / restores, etc) (DB DevOps).
 
Lead efforts with cross-functional teams including .Net developers and windows systems engineers to drive improvements, automation and implement roadmap changes needed; maintain roadmap of improvements needed for databases, database servers, data integrity and security, industry best practices, etc.
 
Perform SQL query code reviews and query performance tuning using advanced database analyzation tools.
 
Act as a mentor by coaching, cross training and mentoring to ensure work is done on time and as agreed, prioritize work and help with roadblocks or escalations as needed; model Mission, Vision and Values of SwitchThink Solutions.
 
Maintain detailed inventory of all DB servers, databases, combined with real-time and predictive resource allocation.
 
Develop reporting solutions using custom tables and views normalizing disparate data sources.
 
Conducts iterative performance tuning of database environments, ETL processes and SQL queries as needed.
 
Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
 
This role might be for you if you have…
5 years of experience as Database Administrator, DBA, and/or Report writer.
 
5 years of experience of optimizing queries enabling improved response times.
 
5 years of Enterprise Data Center experience supporting mission critical, 24x7, Highly Available (HA), and Disaster Recovery (DR) database architectures.
 
Extensive knowledge of database support concepts.
 
Demonstrated experience with designing and managing relational databases with multiple RDBMS vendors (SQL and PostgreSQL).
 
Ability to foster an environment that promotes the exchange of information and successful accomplishment of shared goals with business stakeholders, IT service peers, and vendor partners.
 
Analytical, mathematical, and creative problem-solving skills.
 
Excellent understanding of organization’s goals and objectives.
 
Excellent listening, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
 
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks while under pressure.
 
Ability to coach or mentor others, and the desire to lead.
 
Bonus points if you have... 
Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or Information Systems.
 
Microsoft SQL Certifications – MCP, MCITP, and/or MCTS.
 
About Us...

We are considered leaders in the local credit union space, and we are growing like crazy. We’ve got a culture focused on smarts, kindness, continuous learning...and our people love it. A full 93% of our employees would recommend us to their friends. Come find out why! Learn more at jobs.desertfinancial.com or www.switchthink.com/careers.

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