Heitmeyer Consulting

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Responsibilities

• Manage MSSQL Server databases across multiple environments including Production, Development, and QA,
• Monitor and support database backup and recovery processes,
• Troubleshoot database issues, providing end-to-end support and documenting solutions,
• Participate in defining, implementing, and maintaining business continuity and high availability database strategies,
• Assist with complex query tuning,
• Participate in and support On-Premise and Cloud database deployments and migrations,
• Work with IT Security/Audit teams to implement secure database architecture
• Evaluates potential database related technology,
• Configure and maintain database servers including patching/lifecycle and health/performance/capacity monitoring

Skill/Experience/Education

• 4+ years Production Database Administration experience
• Excellent communication and organizational skills including ability to work independently to complete defined tasks/goals
• Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization (PTO) using native and 3rd party monitoring/troubleshooting tools
• Experience performing MSSQL database migrations and upgrades
• Knowledge of database indexing management and statistics •Experience supporting Windows Server 2016+
• Experience supporting database backups, restores and various recovery models
• Knowledge of high availability and disaster recovery strategies
• Experience implementing operational automation for database management
• Experience with SQL Server Integration Services, SQL Server Analysis Services, and SQL Server Reporting Services
• Passionate about for Database Performance
• Familiarity with Agile/Scrum methodologies preferred
• Experience with SQL and PostgreSQL,
• Experience with relational and non-relational databases,
• Experience with Python, Golang, JavaScript/TypeScript, or Java,
• Experience with Git, Jenkins builds,
• Experience with Docker, Kubernetes/Openshift, Helm, or Vault,
• Experience with Agile/Scrum frameworks Desired Personal Qualities
• Curiosity and intellectual honesty,
• Detail orientation and craftmanship,
• A desire to solve real business problems,
• Determination and fearlessness working outside your comfort zone,
• Bias towards action, and an ability to work autonomously while navigating uncertainty,
• Empathy for developers, operators, and other stakeholders

Tools used by this team:

• Kubernetes: OpenShift (RedHat’s Kubernetes distribution), Docker, Helm and other container tools
• CI/CD tools: Artifactory, Jenkins, HashiCorp Vault, Spinnaker, etc.
• Cloud: AWS, Terraform, Ansible
• Operational: NewRelic, Splunk, AquaSec, Codacy, etc.
• Operating Systems: Our deployment target is mostly Linux, but we support developers using Windows, Mac, and Linux
• Supported platforms: js, SpringBoot, .NET Core, Python/Flask, front-end frameworks (Angular, Vue, React, etc). Really anything that can run in a container.
• Databases: Snowflake, Aurora, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MongoDB

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