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Job Description

Headquartered in downtown Los Angeles, Wedbush Securities is one of the largest full-service securities firms in the nation. Our IT department is seeking an SQL Server DBA to monitor and maintain the enterprise database environment. This is a highly technical and hands-on role responsible for Release Management and Database Administration in a large scale SQL Server 2008 environment. This position reports to the Manager of Infrastructure and requires 24/7 availability to provide support as needed.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* On-call support for a 24/7 environment consisting of batch processing workloads, analytics workloads, and transactional workloads

* Maintain, test, and implement disaster recovery infrastructure for SQL Server

* Troubleshoot and resolve failed SQL agent jobs and SQL Server internals issues

* Tune queries, deploy indices, and provide recommendations to development on performance tuning techniques

* Install and configure new SQL Server instances

* Implement SQL Server configurations based on strategic plans and designs from senior IT personnel

* Document the SQL Server environment as it changes

* Deploy database changes to production and UAT environments after peer review, QA, and user acceptance

* Design and develop monitoring utilities to proactively alert IT of SQL Server issues

Experience and Skills

* Minimum 2-3 year experience as SQL Server DBA in a large scale environment

* Experience working with very large databases and datasets

* Expert administrative knowledge of SQL Server 2008 R2

* Knowledge of SDLC and experience in release and deployment management

* Strong T-SQL skills, review T-SQL code and procedures

* Strong process and procedures knowledge

* Organized individual with great communication skills

* Ability to work independently and being proactive

* Strong analytical skills and service minded

* Experience with other programming languages such as C#, ASP, .NET, Power Shell a strong plus

* Financial Services industry experience strong plus

* Ability to denormalize data

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