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Database Administator

Company: FIS Global
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: February 15, 2020

Job Description:

SunIRef:it Database Administator FIS Global 1,823 reviews - Jersey City, NJ 07311 FIS Global 1,823 reviews Read what people are saying about working here. Position Type Full time - Regular Type of Hire Education Desired Bachelor's Degree Travel Percentage 0% Job Description Are you curious, motivated, and forward-thinking? At FIS you'll have the opportunity to work on some of the most challenging and relevant issues in financial services and technology. Our talented people empower us, and we believe in being part of a team that is open, collaborative, entrepreneurial, passionate and above all fun. About the team You will be joining a dynamic team, supporting a large populace of SQL Servers 24x7. The team is geographically dispersed all over the world in multiple locations and uses productivity tools extensively to connect virtually and work together as a team. We are very process oriented but also have and encourage diverse talent within the team. This team is responsible for the systems support and management of customer application database environments. We focus on providing the highest levels of service possible to our clients, in terms of uptime and performance. What you will be doing This is a professional role requiring skill and proficiency. You will work independently with only administrative supervision and the ability to overcome major obstacles and recognize early when issues should be escalated, or a senior peer needs to be consulted. You will have wide latitude for independent judgment and are expected to provide guidance to others on the database staff. You will need to communicate with all levels of technical and non-technical personnel and will need to have good communication skills. The position's responsibilities include all aspects of database management and support in a dynamic production environment tracking to customer service level agreements. Key areas of service delivery include managing the environment for high availability and performance requiring precise execution of systems installations, upgrades, on-going administration and incident resolution. Meets commitments and always provides excellent customer service with internal and external clients. Provides status reports (written and/or verbal) that are detailed to tasks and difficulties encountered - enables managers to initiate escalation if necessary and assess areas where changes or additional support may be warranted. Ensures issues resulting in customer outage is escalated appropriately through TSG management. Assists application groups with design development that meet current and future business requirements: Participates in logical design process of strategic projects and responsible for the physical design/implementation. Provides specific direction on infrastructure design to support applications. Participates as a member of development support team on projects. Follows and meets project timelines and deadlines. Provides maintenance of physical database: Creates physical database objectives following established standards and processes employed by database team. Enforces database standards and follows up on inconsistencies. Performs routine reviews of databases and systems to ensure acceptable levels of performance. Reports problem performance areas and recommendations for improvement. Follows up on recommendations and actively pushes for implementation as appropriate. Understands and applies database concepts such as database definitions, parameters, database component placement, reorganization, access methods and security definitions. Works with capacity planning, operations, application developers and other TSG teams on database performance and access issues. Provides 24/7 support of production database environments. As primary administrator provides on call support as needed for on-call issues with database environments and provides follow up and permanent resolution for reoccurring issues. Implements backup/recovery procedures to protect integrity of data in database environment. Actively manages backups along with other database administrators to ensure processes are successful and we can recover as a result. If necessary, participates in recovery of databases and assists with disaster recovery testing and documentation. Other related duties assigned as needed What you bring Education Bachelor's degree or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience. General Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Experience in project management methodologies is desired including ability to estimate, plan, manage and communicate activities/deliverables of a mid-size project plan, i.e., a plan that affects a single system or product family and uses multiple resources Working knowledge of at least one database management system or a proven ability to learn new technologies and use that knowledge effectively Thorough knowledge and experience with SQL Server (versions 2008 - 2016) Effective communication and team skills with an ability to cooperate, present to and participate with peers/team members Basic knowledge of operating systems and systems administration concepts Personal commitment to stay current with latest technology concepts Good problem solving, analytical and critical thinking skills Identifies and resolves less clearly defined problems using established procedures and/or protocols as guidelines. Added bonus if you have 3 - 5 bullet points of extra attributes but are not necessities What we offer you A variety of career development tools, resources and opportunities The chance to work on some of the most challenging, relevant issues in financial services & technology Time to support charities and give back in your community A fantastic range of benefits designed to help support your lifestyle and wellbeing Great work spaces with dedicated and motivated colleagues Privacy Statement FIS is committed to protecting the privacy and security of all personal information that we process in order to provide services to our clients. For specific information on how FIS protects personal information online, please see the Online Privacy Notice. EEOC Statement FIS is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here supplement document available here For positions located in the US, the following conditions apply. If you are made a conditional offer of employment, you will be required to undergo a drug test. ADA Disclaimer: In developing this job description care was taken to include all competencies needed to successfully perform in this position. However, for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) purposes, the essential functions of the job may or may not have been described for purposes of ADA reasonable accommodation. All reasonable accommodation requests will be reviewed and evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Sourcing Model Recruitment at FIS works primarily on a direct sourcing model; a relatively small portion of our hiring is through recruitment agencies. FIS does not accept resumes from recruitment agencies which are not on the preferred supplier list and is not responsible for any related fees for resumes submitted to job postings, our employees, or any other part of our company. FIS Global - Just posted report job - original job

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