Lumen21 is looking for a highly skilled, self-motivated SQL DBA to join our fast-paced cloud computing environment. Being a member of the DBA Team, you will design, install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability.
This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software.
About Our Company
Lumen21 is working with open-minded professionals like you, who are relentless and passionate about designing and building solutions for the world's most demanding challenges and in helping our clients do the same.
We are always learning, sharing expertise, and targeting to aim high and work together to drive innovation. We are confident you will thrive in our company of experts and make a difference.
As a Lumen21 employee, you can change the way the world works. It's what we have been doing for more than ten years. A new world is taking shape before our eyes, and what we do here is a big part of it.
We are the leading providers of compliant cloud solutions within healthcare and financial service organizations worldwide.
We empower you to make digital transformation thus producing a more meaningful impact on our customers at Lumen21.
Day in a Life at Lumen21
This position requires you to work in General Shifts. Once you start your day, you may converse with your Manager to go over the day’s priorities.
Your Manager may assign tasks to you, providing you with additional information about the current project and client details.
Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers.
Work with application development staff to develop database architectures, coding standards, and quality assurance policies and procedures.
Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.
Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
Create models for new database development and / or changes to existing ones.
Install and configure relevant components to ensure secure database access as well as database consistency and integrity.
Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues.
Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.
Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems.
Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems.
Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.
Create, or support creation of, required reports in response to business user needs.
Perform database transaction and security audits.
Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels.
Develop routines for end users to facilitate best practices database use.
Manage and / or provide guidance to junior members of the team.
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting Microsoft SQL database servers.
Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.
Working knowledge of Storage Area Network (SAN) and file systems.
Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.
Project management experience.
Good understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.
Good written and oral communication skills.
Strong technical documentation skills.
Good interpersonal skills.
Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products as required.
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
Highly self-motivated and directed.
Keen attention to detail.
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Strong customer service orientation.
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.