Database/Server Administrator

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Responsible for effective provisioning, installation, patching, configuration, operation, and maintenance of
server and database environments in a manufacturing environment. This role will be responsible for on?site management for company?s servers and databases including database monitoring, performance tuning, backup/recovery, and archiving. This role will also assist in supporting server clusters running Windows Server and Red Hat Linux.


Essential Duties & Functions


  • Planning, developing, deploying/installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing servers/storage systems


  • Responsible for database creation, upgrades, patching, & testing

  • Monitors health and performance of databases, implementing changes to improve configuration and structure to support business requirements.

  • Optimize server and database storage configuration to support business requirements for growth and performance metrics.

  • Manage servers in clustered environment. Implement and validate strategies for fail-over and recovery of servers and databases.

  • Identify, configure, deploy, test and troubleshoot complex problems and/or system set up. Perform root cause analysis and provide forward thinking long term technical solutions


  • Support backup administration, including performing regular backups?and validating recovery steps.

  • Monitor daily system log files and assist in identifying and resolving exceptions.

  • Performs quarterly and year-?end system procedures while developing and running reports based upon unique user requirements

  • Account maintenance including assigning/modifying/terminated accounts

  • Define and develop regular metrics and statistical reporting to assist in the administration of server and database instances.

  • Manage support relationships with server and database vendors.

  • Assists with defining, reporting, and investigating unauthorized security access attempts to multi?user systems?


  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies


  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service Perform other duties of equal or less complexity as assigned or directed by management


  • Engage and retain high-performance standards and elevate level of responsibility and performance






  • Experience managing relational databases in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience managing environments with Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft SQL Server, VM Ware, SQL Server Clusters.

  • Comfortable working with VMWare Vsphere. Understanding of VMWare HA (High Availability) and VMWare DRS Load Balancing.

  • Must be able to drill down to the VMWare shell environment to handle administration and technical recovery of Virtual Machines and Virtual Storage

  • Experience supporting environments with integrations between Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle databases servers.

  • Understanding of key networking concepts to support performance management of database applications in a networked environment.

  • Strong organizational and project management skills

  • Excellent written, interpersonal and communication skills.?
    Will work in a team environment with staff and clients at all levels

  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure, accurately meet deadlines, present a professional demeanor and work well both independently and in a team with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements is essential

  • Able to maintain confidentiality, treat others with respect and upholding company core values.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor?s degree strongly desired, lifetime learning mindset.
    Position requires college or an equivalent combination of formal education, training, & experience

  • Minimum 3 years of related work experience in system administration and database management

  • MCSE, CCNA or other related Certifications (i.e., Cisco and Microsoft) are a plus

  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and managing key database applications in a production environment is key.

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