Senior Azure Cloud Database Administrator

New York, NY 10011

Job Type: Azure, SQL DBA Job Number: 6267 Salary Range: $150-165k

Job Description

 Under the supervision of the DirectorIT Infrastructure the Senior Azure Cloud Database Administrator is responsible for database technologies meeting business and/or technical requirements. The database administrator will leverage their technical expertise and experiences in building, configuring, transforming, maintaining and documenting cloud and on-premise database technologies within the firm.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Primary responsibility is to design, configure, deploy, and administer Microsoft Azure SQL and on-premise Microsoft SQL database technologies in all environments.
  • Develop and design database schema, SQL queries and turning, stored procedures, and SSIS packages.
  • Develop, create, and support Azure Data Factories pipelines, Azure Databricks, Azure Data Lake, data flows, SSIS configurations, and code repositories.
  • Use tools to exchange or transform data among heterogeneous systems and platforms
  • Experience with Azure DevOps, Agile and /or Waterfall methodologies
  • Provide solutions and/or support for non-functional efforts such as Life Cycle Management (Versioning), Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Availability and other capabilities of database technologies.
  • Partner with project/BA and/or development team(s) in order to fully understand database requirements and configure the on-premise and/or Azure database environments which meet these requirements.
  • Mentor, coach and share knowledge with other team members throughout the technology organization.
  • Work independently but a team player and leader.
  • A self-starter that can manage their own workload and an ever-growing task list.
  • Create and update System documentation and design specifications.
  • Apply industry database standards and best practices.
  • Research and recommend new and existing technologies to meet business needs, including creating prototypes, design documents, and solution designs.
  • Estimate effort involved in completing various database tasks.
  • A self-starter that can manage their own, plan and prioritize workload and an ever-growing task list.
  • Report activities and progress to management when requested.
  • Perform tasks as required by management/supervisory staff. 
  • Provide support after hours, and on weekends as needed.
Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 
  • A minimum of 7 years of professional experience designing, implementing, developing, and maintaining database technologies within Microsoft Azure SQL and on-premise MS SQL Server.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a MS SQL Server and Azure SQL database administrator
  • Minimum of 7 years working experience in Microsoft SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS
  • Proficiency in SQL database administration including development, performance tuning, high availability and Disaster / Data recovery solutions
  • Experience working with SQL Server and Azure SQL reporting and monitoring tools, and automated tasks/jobs
  • Experience with Azure DevOps, Agile and /or Waterfall methodologies
  • Experience integrating and migration (to Microsoft Azure SQL) databases with on-premise and cloud based applications.
  • Knowledge and implementation of database security solutions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, project team members, supervisors, and employees from other departments.
  • Candidate must have excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge in data warehouse, ETL, data modeling is a plus;
  • Working knowledge of Oracle, PostgreSQL, Mongo and other no-SQL document DBs (preferably cloud hosted, i.e. Azure), and Python programming is a big plus;
Interpersonal Skills:
  • Detail oriented with excellent organization and analytical skills.
  • Ability to plan and take initiatives to accomplish objectives in timely fashion.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers, project team members, supervisors, and employees from other departments.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline.

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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