Director, Database Administrator job

New York, NY 10002

Job Type: Business Analyst - IT , SQL DBA Job Number: 6590 Salary Range: $165,000-$175,000

Job Description

Our client, a leading global investment management firm, is seeking a Director of Database Admin to join their team! 

Major Responsibilities and Activities:
  • Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments, from development to mission-critical production systems
  • Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance, to ensure high levels of performance, availability, and security
  • Apply data modeling techniques to ensure development and implementation support efforts meet integration and performance expectations
  • Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing problem resolution end-to-end
  • Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
  • Assist developers with complex query tuning and schema refinement
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities

Minimum Requirements
  • Requires a minimum of 8-10 years of experience administering Microsoft SQL Server, preferably with financial experience in a trading environment
  • Ability to work under pressure to manage multiple tasks with accuracy and to meet demanding deadlines, possessing strong ethics and the ability to maintain confidentiality
  • 5+ years’ experience working with performance tuning
  • 5+ years’ experience working with Microsoft Windows Server, including Active Directory
  • 5+ year experience working knowledge of SSAS/SSRS
  • Experience monitoring overall health of systems
  • Root cause analysis experience is required
  • High-level proficiency with Microsoft Windows Server and Microsoft Windows Client platforms; experience in Microsoft Windows Clustering in a stretch datacenter configuration is preferred
  • Experience with VMware 5.x and 6.x, including design and maintenance of virtualized SQL Servers across both platforms
  • Must be willing to work weekends and evenings and be on call as required; the responsibilities are for a 7x24 IT operation
  • Must maintain a sincere, polite and respectful customer service attitude when working with the business
  • Possess the ability to work intra-team and with application development teams to provide solutions to users
  • Ability to support multiple globally dispersed locations
  • Experience with Microsoft SCCM preferred, and Microsoft SCOM required
  • Excellent communication, organization, and interpersonal skills

Beneficial Skills and Abilities:
  • MCSA or MCSE Certification a plus
  • Knowledge of Oracle, MySQL, and another database systems a plus

Meet Your Recruiter

Cara Partovich
VP of Recruiting

A graduate from Penn State where she received her degree in Communications and Business. She has been with TPG since February 2016, and got into recruiting as she has always been intrigued by it. When she is not in the office you can find her hanging in the city or traveling with her husband, baby girl and dog. 

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