What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect has an immediate need for a Database Administrator to join our existing engineering team. We are looking to fill a need to have a highly competent and highly motivated individual in this role. This is a DBA role, as such it will require a commitment on your part as well as ours. Some of the primary responsibilities of this role are to provide DBA support to the database development engineers, addressing design & performance issues as well as working with other database engineers to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems.

This DBA role requires a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues in a prompt & efficient manor, establishing and maintaining communication to ensure the smooth transition of database changes from development to production environments in adherence with the development lifecycle.

What we’re looking for...

Position Requirements:

    • Advance knowledge of SQL Server data stores: row store and column store, optimisations.
    • Advanced knowledge of indexes, index management, index design, index optimisations and index statistics.
    • Advanced knowledge of SQL Server partitioning and file and filegroup design.
    • Advanced Knowledge of SQL Server performance tuning, especially around stored procedures 
    • Good knowledge of query and query parallelism in SQL Server
    • Good knowledge of Column Store index and Column Store query optimisations
    • Good knowledge of SQL Server DMO’s especially around statistics, data store and performance
    • Good knowledge of SQL Server settings and database setting and the impact on performance
    • Experience with Database Administration in general for MSSQL Server on both om-premise & cloud platforms (AWS preferred).
    • Experience in troubleshooting and resolving general database problems.
    • Experience with database design & data modelling (experience with Erwin or similar data modeller tools is an advantage).
    • Experience in database source control and deployments. Examples: SVN, CVS, Git, TFS
    • Experience in testing/validating database components.
    • Experience with monitoring either native or via 3rd party

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.