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Data Engineer - Healthcare

  • DXC Technology
  • Plano, TX, USA
  • May 13, 2019
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Job Description

This position will assist with the administering & troubleshooting of our  SaaS environments including Production and product development SQL environments in order to support DB deployment, availability, growth, and upgrades.

  • Provide administrative support to the SQL environment.
    • Tasks include:  
      • Install, monitor and support SQL server instances
      • Install, monitor, and support various SQL High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions
      • DB migration (i.e., to new servers), DB user administration
      • Support client application installations
      • Backup/recover/rollback production, test, and development DBs
      • Troubleshoot application database connectivity, SQL server issues, query performance, SQL HA/DR, and other issues in production and development
      • Coordinate/implement production fixes, or advise the application owner/administrator/developer, as appropriate
      • Monitor & manage data storage capacity of production and test/development SQL Servers to support DB growth; coordinate drive expansions with DevOps through Change Management
      • Complete and maintain inventory documentation of all SQL databases at the data center and cloud
      • Work with DB/application owners to update status and complete missing information
      • Decommission DBs: proactively identify obsolete DBs, obtain DB owner’s approval, archive & delete DB
      • Utilizes best practices, work plans, checklists and defined processes
      • Proactively supports application teams, ITO teams, and DevOps
      • Performs SQL tuning. Provides advice on application data issues
      • Develops and maintains database support documentation
      • Designs database monitoring solutions and assists others in monitoring and proactively anticipating or identifying issues
      • Takes ownership of complex database incidents and problems and provides resolutions in a timely manner
      • Engages SMEs or vendors to provide assistance to resolve more complex incidents as required
      • Nights, weekends, and non-regular hours may be required
  • Qualification Requirements:
    • Four (4) year degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Management, or equivalent work experience
    • At least 7 years of experience in a DBA role
    • Experienced in troubleshooting database performance issues and SQL performance tuning
  • Other assets:
    • Development and production support experience in SQL Server 2014 or later
    • Knowledge of SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Server Migration Assistant, T-SQL; a plus knowing SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, SQL Server Analytical Services
    • Experience in installation, patching, backup/recovery, performance tuning and monitoring, scripting (Windows/Linux bash)
    • Experience in Windows OS environment, Active Directory, Microsoft Team Foundation Server
    • Networking, security and infrastructure experience
    • Microsoft Azure (or any cloud), Azure SQL Database, Azure Security and PowerShell experience a plus.
    • Other database experience in Oracle, Vertica (or other columnar database) or MongoDB (or other NoSQL database) a plus; Linux 7.x also a plus.
    • Agile/Kanban, HIPAA familiarity a plus
    • Medicaid experience a plus
    • Accountable - takes ownership of responsibilities & tasks
    • Ability to follow established workflow/implementation processes, and apply creative solutions where needed
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize deliverables/responsibilities
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Ability to function under close deadlines with minimal supervision and under potentially stressful situations
    • Has a demonstrated desire and capacity to learn new technical skills
    • Good verbal & written communication skills
  • All US locations will be considered.