Database Administrator IV

Sundial Software - Madison, WI


· We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated candidate who thrives in a fast-paced environment to join our team as a SQL Database Architect - with a proven track record in the design, build, test, and deployment of quality database solutions that are consistent with project objectives, technology architecture standards and best practices.

· Designs and builds relational databases.

· The DBA will create and administer database objects from design to deployment utilizing subject matter expertise to design or re-use, configure, and implement database solutions/processes that maximize system availability, efficiency, effectiveness, integrity, recoverability, and supportability.


Specific responsibilities include:

· All aspects of database administration including installation, configuration, upgrades, patching, migration, capacity planning, performance tuning, backup and recovery.

· 24x7 rotational on-call support, including driving Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Preventative action follow-through, and participation in weekly operations reviews.

· Change management including maintenance of multiple development, staging, and production environments. Responsible for deploying approved changes to production.

· Proactive database monitoring and issue resolution. Specific professional experience and expertise with Idera database tools.

· Database optimization including performance tuning, query optimization and supportability.

· Actively participate and contribute to projects involving enterprise database systems enhancements to meet business requirements.

· Participate in project design and SQL Server database design decisions.

· Develop and implement Database security policies and procedures, in line with organizational objectives.

· Responsible for evaluating patch releases and patching requests from development, and communicating constraints, issues, and timelines for deployment.


Service Ownership Responsibilities:

· Provide subject matter expertise (SME) on the technical aspects of the application or service when asked by peers, management, or Divisional partners for information or status.

· Validate that the application or service is available or unavailable in the event of a critical service disruption.

· Assist with troubleshooting the application or service upon request or when activated through the DOJ DR or critical incident response plans.

· Define recommendations for application-specific upgrades, releases, and compliance with DOJ quality standards, including security, high availability, and performance.

· Respond to the on-call phone for incidents

· Respond to the on-call staff



· Requires a depth and breadth of database knowledge that will help with formal design of relational databases and provides insight into strategic data manipulation.

· Database Architect capabilities with 6+ years of experience, independently designs and builds relational databases.

· Develops strategies for data acquisitions, archive recovery, and implementation of a database. Cleans and maintains the database by removing and deleting old data.

· Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures.

· Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

· Performs a variety of tasks. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected


Posted On: Wednesday, June 9, 2021

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