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4 Oct 2019

Full-Time SQL Systems DBA Boston

Brian Leary Anywhere

Job Description

Position:            Systems/Networking Database Administrator

Reports to:        Architect, Systems & Networking




Reporting System Architect and lead SQL DBA, this individual will be a contributor in a six-person team providing the database, server, and application support, leveraging Microsoft Windows, SQL Server, VMware, and DellEMC technologies.  The primary focus would be to provide SQL server database monitoring and support, as well as, system administrator functions involving VMware and other Microsoft technologies.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with application Developers to provide SQL administration support;
  • Assist investment groups with new database creation and initial data loads;
  • Support, troubleshoot, and apply SQL permissions across prod/stage/dev environments;
  • Develop customized SQL maintenance plans across all production SQL servers;
  • Monitor and identify SQL bottlenecks and performance issues within a given workload;
  • Create scripts to automate administrative tasks such as SQL backups/restores and alerts;
  • SQL capacity planning, basic index, and query tuning;
  • Installation and configuration of additional SQL Windows environments utilizing VMware;
  • Maintenance and support of Microsoft Windows-based servers;
  • Basic administrative tasks for Microsoft SQL Server, and Active Directory;
  • Administration and maintenance of VMware hosts and virtual machines;


Essential Skills:

  • Undergraduate degree in technology or applicable technical training/certification required;
  • At least 5-7 years of direct SQL server knowledge and experience (installation, configuration, performance tuning, security, maintenance)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft based technologies, including SQL Server 2012/14/16, Windows 7/10, Windows 2012/2016 desired;
  • Experience with VMware or other virtualization technologies required;
  • Experience with DellEMC storage platforms and applications is a plus
  • Financial industry knowledge or experience is a plus
  • Linux or Azure experience is a plus
  • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task while maintaining focus on deadlines
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills;
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills;
  • Must be a quick learner, highly motivated, and be able to work independently;
  • Must be able to work well and collaboratively in a team environment.

Company Overview

Founded in 1989, our dynamic client is a premier provider of investment solutions

We are committed to providing clients with reliable investment processes, consistent performance, transparency, and access to our investment resources. Our client base is comprised of institutional investors across the globe, including public & private retirement funds, sovereign wealth funds, endowments & foundations, and sub-advisory mandates.

Job Categories: Open. Job Types: Full-Time.


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