Database Administrator in Oklahoma City, OK at MDI Group

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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Job Description

Database Administrator
Direct Hire 
Oklahoma City, OK 

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Provide database support and code implementation for enterprise applications running in a MYSQL / Windows Server environment
  • Collaborate with QA and Development teams in design, testing and implementation of database changes
  • Track and resolve database related incidents
  • Maintain policies and procedures to ensure security and integrity of the database
  • Maintain documentation describing processes, procedures, and database models
  • Troubleshoot database server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends
  • Build, maintain, and validate deployment packages for database change scripts
  • Document changes to the database environment
  • Review new database code to ensure it meets standards for reliability and performance
  • Coordinate and communicate activities related to service disruption in all environments
  • Document database standards and provide training to ensure compliance
  • Produce and maintain documentation as required.  This includes process maps, data models, training materials, user manuals and other system documentation
  • Provide support for enterprise systems
  • Provide on-call support for our environments after hours and on weekends as required
  • Participate in ticket resolution activities for database environments and systems
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor Degree in technical field or another field with 2 years related work experience
  • Experience as database analyst, database administrator or a database development role
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting applications and databases in a networked environment
  • Experience with Windows Server OS is a plus
  • Basic understanding of database concepts
  • Ability to perform well under direct supervision from Database Team Lead and Supervisor
  • Experience in performance tuning and query optimization a plus
  • Ability to write and troubleshoot SQL code and design database objects
  • Experience in designing database architecture as part of a software design process
  • Working knowledge of indexes, integrity checks, server configuration and patching methods
  • Must have the willingness to learn new systems and transition to a MYSQL / Windows environment
  • Must have the ability to learn business processes and system relationships
  • Must have superb troubleshooting skills and the ability to be analytical and decisive
  • Must have the ability to write clear instructions for end users and other members of the database team
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as needed
  • Ability to communicate effectively is critical
  • Maintain effective working relationships in a team-focused environment


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