What you’ll be doing...

You will work on full cycle database administration on multiple database technologies hosted on both in house and cloud platforms. You will interface with multiple development teams and support their project life cycles while ensuring that the databases are available, recoverable, secure and meeting the performance expectations. You will also mentor and assist junior staff and contribute to projects based on new or changed technology.

  • Support both the objectives from the development teams and the Corporate/Departmental goals in the areas of implementing standards across the team for database deployment, recover-ability, performance, compliance, and security.
  • Support the migration of databases from in house datacenters to both the AWS and Oracle cloud environments. In this capacity you must either possess the skills to work with these cloud providers or rapidly acquire these skills on the job.
  • Release deployments typically occur after normal business hours and on weekends. Additionally, you will be part of a DBA team providing rotating 24x7 pager support. You will provide such after hours and weekend support to both the applications directly assigned to you and other applications supported by the Team.
  • You will work multiple teams, particularly with the Development, Security and Systems Administrators and any other interfacing groups. You will interface with both development and monitoring staff located in countries outside of the United States and in other corporate entities supporting out sourced applications.

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Four or more years of relevant work experience.
  • MS SQL database administration experience
  • Experience with an additional database such as but not limited to Oracle, My SQL, Postgres and Sybase

Even better if you have:

  • A degree or Master’s degree in Computer Engineering and / or relevant technical disciplines.
  • End-to-end knowledge of MS SQL server database technologies including MS SQL Clusters and Always On.
  • Experience tuning on multiple database technologies.
  • Experience with deploying and maintaining Enterprise Level SQL Server Farms.
  • Experience with problem analysis and tuning on multiple database technologies.
  • Design and deployment skills.
  • Ability to implement physical designs from logical designs.
  • Windows and power shell scripting skills.
  • Windows Server and OS fundamentals.
  • Experience with AWS Cloud Formation.

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.

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