SQL Server Database Administrator

With Vail Systems Inc. in Deerfield IL US

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Posted on January 10, 2020

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level
Role: Database Administrator, System Administrator
Industry: PaaS, Telecommunications, VoIP
Company size: 51–200 people
Company type: Private


sql, sql-server, sysadmin

Job description

SQL Server Database Administrator

Have you heard about big data, data analysis and machine learning? Are you curious about how they really work and do you want to see them in action?   We’d like to add a SQL Server Database Administrator to our Database and Reporting Team and we’d like to know if you think you fit the bill.  You will if you:

  • Thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Are able to pick up new concepts quickly
  • Can keep an open mind to new ideas
  • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Don’t mind using those skills to share your best ideas
  • Have an ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Aren’t afraid of ambiguity and can problem solve with little direction
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Really want to learn new things

What you can expect to be doing:

  • You will provide physical database support for SQL Server databases, ensuring the integrity and availability of the database.
  • You are responsible for monitoring, analysis, and performance tuning at both the system and application levels.
  • As part of the Database Administration team, you will work on a team that utilizes high availability solutions to support Vail’s SIP phone platform hosting systems. 
  • You will help to ensure that all solutions of application and business issues are secure, compliant, and adhere to the minimum-security baselines set forth by Vail Systems.
  • You will be using your T-SQL skills to create a data-access layer capsules business logic for best performance.
  • You will participate in a 24/7 on-call support rotation.

To be considered for this position you must have:

  • Ideally, we would like someone with 3+ years of experience or exceptional new graduates.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • T-SQL skills that enable you to query big data efficiently, and the ability and desire to learn new T-SQL that comes with each new version of SQL server.
  • Understanding database replication, backup, redundancy and disaster recovery.

What we are offering:

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Pre-taxed medical and commuter benefits
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Health club membership
  • Company sports teams
  • Knowledge sharing events such as book clubs, lightning talks, brown bag lunches, and seminars
  • Tight-knit and collaborative culture

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