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The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for providing support for the database environment.  This position is part of the Enteprise USI IT team and will be based out of the Philadelphia office ( on site ) located at Internaltional Plaza location. 


  • Ensure correct installation, configuration of core infrastructure systems using CIS (Center for Internet Security) Standards.
  • Support and maintenance of on-prem SQL servers & databases
  • Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the business's Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
  • Test backups to ensure we can meet the business' Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
  • Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends
  • Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms
  • As new systems are brought in-house, choose whether to use clustering, log shipping, mirroring, Windows Azure, or other technologies
  • Install and configure new SQL Servers
  • Deploy database change scripts provided by third party vendors
  • When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes, or index/query changes
  • Document the company's database environment
  • Ensure all computer systems are patched in a timely basis in accordance with USI policy
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ba/BA Degree preferred
  • Microsoft Certification Preferred
  • Strong knowledge of SQL Server 2005+
  • 4-6 years IT Related experience
  • Powershell Scripting knowledge required
  • Knowledge of Window server platforms (2008, 2012, and 2016).
  • Knowledge of system and network monitoring tools (Solarwinds) a must
  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Strong organizational skills, excellent communication and people skills
  • Must be able to work independently
Job ID: 1638
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