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Senior SQL DBA
Plano, TX

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Job Description

Purpose of JobGuides and facilitates teams in the delivery of technical solutions. Independently performs complex work assignments and problem resolution across systems, processes, and channels. Participates in the analysis, design, modeling, development, implementation and maintenance of databases on a variety of information technology platforms.

Job Requirements

* Manages multiple initiatives of significant scope and complexity.
* Provides insight and guides management on project related issues.
* Ensures business continuity by developing and implementing highly available database systems and database recovery plans and procedures.
* Liaises with database software vendors and external technical support on issues.
* Drives continuous database improvement initiatives to increase efficiency, availability, and productivity.
* Acquires and applies advanced knowledge of database design and management including modeling, creation and maintenance of the most difficult and critical databases and database objects to serve as a resource to team members on escalated issues of an unusual nature.
* Applies extensive knowledge and demonstrated proficiency with database tools and utilities and at least one DBMS platform, as well as expert SQL and database performance tuning skills.

Minimum Experience

* Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
* 6 or more years relevant database design or administration and/or systems/development life cycle experience.

Advanced knowledge of technical programming languages and/or database design or database management systems.

* Qualifications may warrant placement in a different job level*

When you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not able to change your responses.

Preferred Experience

* Must have 5+ years of experience as SQL Server Operational Database Administrator
* Advanced knowledge of SQL Server (preferably 2016)
* Advanced knowledge in Query optimization, performance tuning of database, stored procedures, etc.
* Advanced Knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for MS SQL Server
* Experience with database security and database maintenance.
* Automation with PowerShell and/or other languages a plus.
* Experience in MS Replication
* Experience with cloud-based environments

The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.

At USAA our employees enjoy one of the best benefits package in the business, including a flexible business casual or casual dress environment, comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, along with wellness and wealth building programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education will assist you with your professional goals.

Relocation assistance is available for this position.

For Internal Candidates:

Must complete 12 months in current position (from date of hire or date of placement), or must have manager's approval prior to posting.

Last day for internal candidates to apply to the opening is 06/24/19 by 11:59 pm CST time.

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