Sr. SQL Server DBA

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United States





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Description and Requirements

About the Job

  • DBA focused on day to day production operational tasks, database administration and automation of database services & solutions
  • Primarily working with Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL database administration
  • Secondarily working with Casandra, MongoDB and MySQL
  • Support OLTP and OLAP applications
  • Provide proactive tuning and capacity optimization of databases supporting BMC Helix products & services
  • Drive & support automation and compliance efforts of database solutions & associated technologies
  • Work with peer DBAs and other peer teams as a subject matter expert on specified database solutions & associated technologies
  • Support BCP & DR activities of database technologies including database backups/recovery
  • Work with product teams and make recommendations on SQL & NOSQL engineering
  • Take part in 24/7 on-call rotations and shift rotations as required


  • Expert knowledge & experience with Microsoft SQL Server 
  • Any experience with PostgreSQL is a plus
  • Experience working with physical, virtual, AWS (RDS & Aurora) and AZURE (MI & Hyperscale) database environments
  • Experience working with database technology high-availability solutions (SQL Server Logshipping/Mirroring/AlwaysON/Clustering, PostgreSQL Replication/Clustering)
  • Experience working with database scripting using T-SQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, MongoDB, MySQL
  • operating systems using Windows and Linux
  • Experience working with performance analysis & tuning of database applications or other similar OLTP/OLAP applications
  • Working knowledge with Cassandra, MongoDB and MySQL
  • Working knowledge with automation & scripting using Ansible, Terraform, Python, Bash/Shell, PowerShell
  • Working knowledge with SQL and NOSQL solutions in the market
  • Adept at working with product teams on database best practices
  • Good understanding of Compliance & Governance, Change Control, Security and Security practices
  • Experience working with peer DBAs and global teams located across the globe in different time zones
  • Calm under pressure with demanding, dynamic, fast paced agile Saas Operations and with shifting priorities

If you know about the following is a plus

  • BMC Helix Products including Remedy ITSM, MyIT, SmartIT, SmartReporting, DWP, BPPM (Patrol), TrueSight Suite, BladeLogic, End User Experience Manager (Coradiant), Control-M
  • Knowledge of monitoring technologies including agent, agentless, synthetic and real user including BMC Patrol, Solarwinds DPA, Prometheus with Kibana/Grafana
  • Knowledge of HDS (Hitachi), AWS EBS/S3 storage technologies
  • Other SQL database technologies including Oracle
  • ITIL Practices & Agile methodologies

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