Job Summary


  • Location:
    Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    Database Administrator
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

Needed: SQL DBA
Solid opportunity to work for a great organization looking to expand
Job Location: SE Metro Area
Candidates must work locally on a daily-basis*****
Direct Hire
The Reporting SQL Database Administrator's role is to work with the stake holders and technical teams to provide a clean view of the data(s) as well as database administration. This role would require a service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and requests assigned, focus on managing and resolving issues and establishing and maintaining communications with stake holders to keep them updated. They would be working closely with the Lead DBA, Product Owner and Security Officer in developing solutions in SSRS, BI tools (QlikView, Qlik Sense, Power BI), as well as creating and maintaining audit reports.
Essential Functions
Develops and maintains strategies on data consolidation
Addresses requests and needs on data analysis and report management
Collaborates with application development, product owners, and business stake holders to achieve business results
Demonstrates a solid understanding of QlikView BI
Creates reports in Microsoft SQL SSRS
Demonstrates an understanding SQL auditing best practices
Creates and maintains auditing reports for both internal and external teams
Provides a clear comprehension of SQL audit practices and tools
Participates in development and creation of Data warehouses
Builds data models and defines the structure, attributes and nomenclature of data elements.
Conducts Performance Tuning and Query Optimization, using Performance Monitor, SQL Profiler and other related monitoring and troubleshooting tools
Demonstrates a strong knowledge of how indexes, index management, integrity checks, configuration, patching
Demonstrates knowledge of SQL Server tools (Profiler, DTA, SSMS, SAC, SSCM, Perf Mon, DMVs, system sprocs)
Writes and troubleshoots SQL Code (stored procs, functions, tables, views, triggers, indexes, constraints)
May evaluate new data sources for adherence to the organization's quality standards and ease of integration.
Maintains database performance by identifying and resolving production and application development problems; calculating optimum values for parameters; evaluating, integrating, and installing new releases; completing maintenance; answering user questions.
Provides database support by coding utilities, responding to user questions, and resolving problems.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
Creates functions to provide custom functionality as per the requirements
Develops best practices around database reporting and Business Intelligence tools
Additional Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Facilitates collaboration between development, business apps, Enterprise DBA, auditors and Security Officer on audits and compliance requests
Manages and Maintains Business Intelligence Tool, QlikView
Identifies, monitors, and communicates technical risk factors, issues, status, and results to IT management
Participates in design walk-throughs and database script/code reviews
Required Qualifications
Bachelors in Business MIS, or Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
4+ years' experience in database administration of development
4+ years' experience in technology or finance fields
Certifications in SQL or other database technology
Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring and supporting database servers, including SQL and other Microsoft products
Experience with MS Dynamics CRM, GP, etc.
Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience
Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques
Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives
Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
Good written and oral communication skills
Strong technical documentation skills
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards and products as required
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
Highly self-motivated and directed
Keen attention to detail
Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
Strong customer service orientation
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Supervisory Responsibility
Less than 10%
Work Environment
Ability to handle multiple priorities and demands in a fast-paced environment. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photo copiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Physical Environment
Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.
Other Duties/Changes
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all duties, responsibilities or activities that are required of a team member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. At any point in time, the essential functions and primary duties associated with this position will be the principal, major or most important duties, responsibilities and activities that the employee is expected to perform as determined and directed by the company.
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