• IT Services Engineer, Senior-Database Administrator

    Job Locations US-AZ-Tempe | US-AZ-Tempe
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/4/2019 3:05 PM)
    Regular Full Time 40
    Information Technology
  • Summary

     Responsible for design, architecture. provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, maintenance support of systems hardware, software, infrastructure and applications in an enterprise environment.



    Key Responsibilities - To simplify complexities for each customer


    Customer Service

    • Respond to requests for assistance within established SLAs. 
    • Participate in after-hours, on-call support rotation.


    Project Management

    • Create project plans within identified PM toolset. Identifies all resources, objectives, subtasks and timelines.



    • Create and maintain technical documentation including standard operating procedures, user guides, knowledge base articles, diagrams and system configurations. 
    • Document all support-related activities and report issues using the ticket management system.


    Strategic Initiatives

    • Actively engages in driving strategic initiatives, and the related goals, to ensure the most optimal outcome



    • Proven effective verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrates the ability to conduct productive discussions and clearly present an idea or concept so others understand.


    System Engineering

    • Architecture and solutions design 
    • Extensive understanding and knowledge to perform as a subject matter expert 
    • Lead community of practice 
    • Collaborate across IT functional teams to resolve complex issues or assigned tasks as well as design, evaluate, implement, and maintain approved modifications to systems and services. 
    • Perform daily system monitoring, server integrity checks, review system and application logs, and verify scheduled job completion (e.g., backups, batch processing, etc.). 
    • Ensure compliance with security policies and procedures for all systems administered. 
    • Manage the service catalog of enterprise infrastructure hardware and software including corresponding licenses.


    Process Improvement

    • Evaluate completed work requests to assess resolution, identify recurring problems, and initiate corrective action. and initiate corrective action. 
    • Review change controls for accuracy.


    Professional Development

    • Identify and evaluate emerging technologies and standards that can potentially benefit the company 
    • Identify key gaps in technical and procedural knowledge and create action plans for continued professional development.


    Position Qualifications



    Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree preferred, plus minimum of 7 years’ relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.


    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    Variable work hours, including evenings and weekends, may be required due to the nature of installed technologies and utilization requirements.



    Must be comfortable with change, close collaboration, and have conflict resolution skills.


    Knowledge of or willingness to learn Agile / DevOps values.


    Proficiency in at least three functional areas (i.e., Batch, Database, Firewalls, Middleware, Java Programming, Network, Windows Server, Shared Services, Storage).




    Scripting and Automation. T-SQL and PowerShell


    Routing and Switching network skills with a working knowledge and understanding of TCP / IP core protocols and functions.


    Active Directory Services; Active Directory Group Policy Objects; Group Policy Management Console; DHCP; DNS.


    Demonstrated knowledge of security protocols and practices.


    Ability to train others in applications, operating systems fundamentals and advanced concepts.



    Any combination will be considered relevant:


    Microsoft SQL 2008, 2012, 2016, 2017 administration


    Microsoft SSIS, SSRS, SSAS, PowerBI administration


    Experience in performance tuning related to sql code and indexes.



    Experience with multiple operating systems or expert knowledge in one.


    Experience with managing an integrated computing environment spanning cloud and on premise.


    Experience with networked environments.


    Experience with network storage solutions.


    Experience with complex application interoperation and configuration.


    Experience with SQL monitoring/alerts and diagnostic tools such as Quest Spotlight, Idera SQLdm or SentryOne


    Experience with middleware and infrastructure.


    Experience with enterprise backup solutions.


    SQL Administration




    Physical Demands/Working Conditions:

    Must be able to lift 25 lbs. without assistance and up to 75 lbs. with assistance


    Duties are performed primarily in an office setting. Travel to attend meetings and visit locations throughout the country may be required. Operate computer and standard office equipment such as telephone, copier, and printer. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

    *** Job descriptions will be reviewed and are subject to changes of business necessity. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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