Company: Transaction Network Services
Posted on: September 13, 2018
The purpose of the job is to provide leadership and technical expertise in support of highly complex/technical MS SQL Server database application systems.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Perform SQL Server database administration for various products and assist in production deployment and maintenance.
Actively participate in and may lead team in design of creative solutions to address database issues including the development of the architecture for new systems.
Design creative solutions to address proprietary database issues, including development of architecture for new systems.
Provide technical and troubleshooting support. Install, configure, upgrade, migrate, and patch database servers.
Provide technical guidance on large, complex database projects.
Write and maintain scripts to facilitate and automate database administration tasks.
Plan and implement data backup, recovery, security, integrity and monitor for databases.
Perform problem resolution for complex issues including root cause analysis, status updates, and outline resolution options.
Develop strategies for improving system performance.
Develop test methods most applicable to merit SQL server databases. Develop, document and test
disaster recovery plans
Review and establish policies, procedures, and standards relating to database management.
Proactively monitor production databases to circumvent potential problems and errors.
Serve as primary point of contact for technical support and troubleshooting of database management issues.
Provide 24x7 support for heterogeneous production database environment including on-call support.
Perform continuous quality improvements by learning new technologies, product trends and/or database
Assist with Oracle Database Administration
5+ years' experience supporting/managing multiple, high volume production MS SQL Server databases using latest versions.
Advanced database management skills including performance tuning and capacity planning.
Working knowledge of basic system administration on Windows server.
Proficient in writing and optimizing TSQL, ANSI SQL, power and Unix shell scripts.
Experience on connectivity tools such as ODBC and Oracle client.
Experience managing infrastructure systems, including server, storage, and network.
Experience with replication configuration in SQL Server.
Experience in SQL Server Integration Services is preferred.
Perform tests and evaluations regularly to ensure data security, privacy and integrity of the
Ability to plan resource requirements from high level specifications
Knowledge of Oracle database administration in Unix/Linux environment.
Experience with mirroring and clustering a big plus
Experience with monitoring tools such as SQL Server Profiler, SQL Sentry and Red Gate tools a
We have been delivering industry-leading solutions for the payments, financial and telecommunications industries since 1990. We are the preferred supplier of networking, integrated data and voice services to many leading organizations in the global payments and financial communities, as well as a provider of extensive telecommunications network solutions to service providers.
We are a privately held company with a healthy balance sheet, secure assets and a loyal customer base that includes some of the largest global blue-chip companies in the world. Many of the world's leading companies continue to count on us as their primary provider of a range of networking and communication services, enabling them to expand regionally, nationally and globally. We provide services to customers in over 60 countries throughout the world.
We manage some of the largest real-time community networks in the world, enabling industry participants to simply and securely interact and transact with other businesses, to access the data and applications they need, over managed and secure communications platforms. Our existing footprint supports millions of connections and provide access to critical databases. Our network securely blends private and public networking to enable customers to utilize a single connection for "one-to-many" and "many-to-many"connections over a global platform.
Since our launch we have helped our customers and communities of interest, requiring secure and reliable communications solutions, to evolve from legacy to leading-edge technologies. Today the company provides a full range of services from dedicated connections to managed IP network solutions, providing local support and global reach to medium and large enterprises and service providers.
Applicants are encouraged to submit an electronic resume when applying for our positions. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.
Keywords: Transaction Network Services, Reston , SQL DBA, IT / Software / Systems , Reston, Virginia
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