Database Administrator

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SS & C Technologies Inc
Database, SQL, Disaster Recovery, Sybase, Linux
Full Time

Job Description

Database Administrator

About the Role:

  • Creates and maintains all databases required for development, testing and production usage.
  • Responsible for maintaining the integrity and performance of databases and ensure data is stored securely.
  • Performs capacity planning required to create and maintain databases.
  • Assists development to insure resilient, tuned code is being produced.
  • Participates in the 24x7 on-call rotation.


Day to Day:

  • Perform ongoing tuning of database instances.
  • Provide proactive and reactive data management support.
  • Ensure all database servers are backed up and meet Recovery Point Objectives.
  • Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends.
  • Determine, enforce, and document database policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Install and configure SQL Server.
  • Implement High Availability/Disaster Recovery technologies such as AlwaysOn, clustering (FCI) and mirroring.
  • Review and deploy developer written database upgrade scripts.
  • Apply vendor patches and version upgrades when required.
  • Identify underperforming code and assist development with tuning when required.
  • Deploy SQL Server Integration Services packages and SQL Server Reporting Services reports.
  • Implement encryption (TDE) where appropriate.
  • Enforce corporate and departmental standards.
  • Implement replication including changes to existing publications.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years of SQL Server database administration experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of data backup, recovery, security, and T-SQL.
  • Experience with High Availability/Disaster Recovery technologies such as AlwaysOn, clustering and mirroring. Previous implementation a plus.
  • Experience with replication and database encryption a plus.
  • Problem solving and good analytical skills.
  • Both a team player and independent thinker.
  • Understanding of database design principles.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines.
  • Continually explore existing and emerging database technology.
  • Cloud-based DBMS (AWS, Azure) experience a plus.
  • Sybase experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of data backup, recovery, and security.
  • Linux shell scripting.
  • Create user logins and with required permissions.
  • Add OS disk spaces to become Sybase disk spaces.
  • Add server disk spaces (data or log) to a database.
  • Familiarity with Sybase replication manager.
Who We Are:

We are a trusted and proven partner to the investment community. We complement our award winning investment workflow technology with expert global customer service. We pride ourselves on fully understanding each client's unique needs and advising them on best practices and processes to maximize their operational and investment alpha. Our team is made up of more than 1,000 global employees in 11 locations worldwide. We are headquartered in Boston, with offices in Chicago, Hong Kong, Hyderabad, London, New York, Rio De Janeiro, San Francisco, Singapore, Stamford, and Sydney.

Our Culture:

We are a highly dedicated team of innovators and experts who love to collaborate on the cutting edge. We service our clients' unique and growing needs with highly configurable, expansive, and integrated products for the entire investment process and community and we are never satisfied until our customers are delighted. We celebrate this passion and commitment by fostering a culture that promotes innovation, growth, communication and achievement from the bottom up. We nurture the entrepreneurial spirit and welcome productive debate. We encourage open communications and upward feedback, we learn quickly from our mistakes, challenge the status quo - all while remaining accountable to our colleagues and clients. We also understand work is a big part of life, so having fun and celebrating hard work is core within our culture.

SS&C Eze is an equal opportunity employer.


Company Information

S&C Technologies Holdings (NASDAQ: SSNC) is the world’s largest hedge fund and private equity administrator, as well as the largest mutual fund transfer agency. SS&C’s unique business model combines end-to-end expertise across financial services operations with software and solutions to service even the most demanding customers in the financial services and healthcare industries. SS&C owns and operates the full technology stack across securities accounting, front-to-back-office operations, performance and risk analytics, regulatory reporting, and healthcare information processes. SS&C’s trusted and proven technology delivers an unparalleled level of scalable capabilities for the most complex portfolios, the most sophisticated strategies, and the highest volumes of transactions. Through a series of carefully selected acquisitions and organic growth, the breadth and depth of SS&C’s expertise in financial services and healthcare technology are unmatched. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, the company is home to 22,000+ employees across 150 office locations in 35 countries globally. With 18,000+ clients across spanning the health and financial services industries, our customer’s needs and requirements are always at the forefront of our strategy.

Dice Id : 10185448
Position Id : R0004237
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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