University of Vermont Medical Center
South Burlington, VT
The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for supporting departmental and enterprise databases to include monitoring, maintenance, optimization, installation, backups/restores, and reporting to ensure the availability and performance of our key applications. The DBA will ensure security and protection of database assets and serve as a key resource on the technical team requiring a working knowledge of multiple software systems in use at the UVM Health Network and the interrelationships among those systems. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Manage SQL Server databases through multiple product lifecycle environments.
- Configure and maintain database servers and processes, including monitoring of system health and performance.
- Refine and automate processes, track issues, and document changes.
- Assist analysts with complex tuning and schema refinement.
- Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.
- Perform scheduled maintenance after hours as required.
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics or other technical field or equivalent experience.
- 3 or more years’ experience with Microsoft SQL Server in a 24/7 production environment.
- Hands-on experience driving improvements in performance via changes in database schema, query tuning, maintenance plans, and configuration.
- Experience performing disaster recovery exercises for critical databases and maintaining database failover mechanisms (mirroring, log-shipping, clustering, etc.).
- Strong SQL/T-SQL skills with hands-on experience in SQL performance tuning and optimization.
- Experience with SSRS reporting.
- Familiarity with monitoring tools such as Idera SQLdm, LogicMonitor, and Splunk a plus.
- Coding experience with PowerShell is a strong positive.
The University of Vermont Medical Center is committed to being a national model for the delivery of high quality academic health care for a rural region.
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Location/Region: Burlington, VT