Job Description :
POSITION: DATABASE ADMIN
LOCATION: IRVING, TX
DURATION: LONG TERM


DESCRIPTION:

Job Summary:
Responsible for supporting all activities related to database administration.

Job Duties:
Provides day-to-day support, monitoring, and proactive maintenance of Pioneer’s enterprise databases.
Responsible for database installation and configuration; query optimization and performance tuning; writing and maintaining SQL queries; developing and maintaining stored procedures and database triggers; backup management; developing application and database monitoring techniques; and planning and executing advanced database migrations.
Maintains standards across all client environments including monthly maintenance plans and activities.
Plan for and help with IT Projects involving Oracle & SQL upgrades, new application development, deploying infrastructure architectures, and supporting the onboarding of new applications.
Provides third level Oracle and SQL technical support.
Manages high availability Microsoft SQL environments, including clustering and replication.
Consults on software deployment and management of the technical infrastructure.
Provides guidance and training to less-experienced database administrators.
Performs other/additional duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required; consideration given for related technical experience.
Minimum of six years related experience is required, with at least two (2) years of Unix/Linux experience; consideration given for related technical aptitude.
Quorum experience
Knowledge of database management required, Oracle preferred.
Experience maintaining and troubleshooting production Microsoft SQL server instances required; Oracle experience highly preferred.
Experience with enterprise database systems required.
Must have experience running production SQL Server Database Clustered environments including: maintenance, tuning, backup/restore, analysis and troubleshooting.
Microsoft SQL Certified Professional is a plus.
Experience supporting large scale ERP solutions is a plus.
Must be self-guided and takes initiative as appropriate.
Must have aptitude for problem-solving.
Must be detail-oriented and be able to multi-task projects.
Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
Must demonstrate desire to learn.