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Senior Database Administrator

Remote - United States | JR006768

Job Description

Reports to the US Database manager. You’ll be part of Global Implementation & Operational team, supporting the Operational & migration activities of mission critical infrastructure of Ensono’s clients, delivering a responsive and exceptional support service for client events and requests.

We are looking for a passionate Cloud DBA who can bring strong expertise to help transform/support our Azure database technologies.

The job entails:

  • Primary role will be to support our existing & new clients.
  • Working with clients on issues, requests related to Projects.
  • Working proactively and reviewing high level project requirements and deliverables.
  • Lead & guide the team during major incidents & Outages

You will achieve common goals with our teams to create a positive learning environment where knowledge sharing will help all associates be able to support the environment in the public cloud. The position will be challenging with opportunities to work on a broad range of Cloud technologies and products.

Key Responsibilities

  • Apply your depth of knowledge and experience towards enabling our clients to transition to the cloud.
  • Responsible for client project initiatives and support for the cloud database environment.
  • Ensure the continuous availability of our client’s critical systems.
  • Lead database migrations to the Cloud
  • Design and enhance, upgrade, or build new client cloud database environments
  • Work closely with clients daily on projects, troubleshooting, or consultations.
  • Define and maintain Cloud Database standards and governance
  • Mentor the team, documenting all the process & eliminate single point of failure.
  • Design/Implement HA/DR & Backup strategies.

Knowledge

Required

  • 8+ year’s professional experience as a SQL DBA with minimum 4 years strong experience in working with Azure databases.
  • Proven multi-year expertise in architecting Azure SQL Server infrastructure and database instances in both IaaS and PaaS.
  • Proven experience as a key decision maker in Azure design, infrastructure, and strategic directions.
  • Expertise in provisioning both IaaS and PaaS SQL instances.
  • Experience in SQL Performance tuning.
  • Experience in On Prem to Cloud Migrations.
  • Experience in automating manual tasks using shell or Python or Perl or PowerShell or Open-source tools.
  • Experience in working on Linux environments.
  • Experience in working with Azure Data factory.
  • Have in depth knowledge on SQL Server Replication & H/A technologies.
  • In-depth knowledge of IT industry database technologies and processes and business applications integrated with database technologies.

Desired

  • Product automation knowledge: Ansible, Terraform, PowerShell, etc.
  • Proficient with PostgreSQL or other cloud-based NoSQL database platform is a plus.
  • Experience in an Agile or Scrum Environment
  • Experience building solutions to migrate Oracle/SQL databases to PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with cloud databases on AWS or GCP is a plus.
  • Experience with Datadog or SQL Log Analytics is a plus.
  • Certification in Azure and GCP or AWS is a plus.

Skills

  • Ability to work independently, analyze the requirement, and provide solutions.
  • A ‘client centric’ approach
  • Excellent demonstrable English written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to communicate in groups with confidence and conviction
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Excellent team working skills are essential
  • Ability to document processes and procedures in a clear, concise, and logical manner

Experience

  • At least 8 years’ experience in a SQL DBA with 4+ years on Azure.

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Open to all regions of Ensono support.

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