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SQL Database Administrator

Cox Communications Inc
Raleigh, NC 27603
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*Primary Location: *510 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC, USA
*Division: *Cox Communications Inc
*Job Level: *Individual Contributor
*Travel: *No
*Schedule: *Full-time
*Shift: *Day Job
*Requisition Number: *214117
RapidScale is one of the fastest growing Cloud Computing companies in the industry. Based in Irvine, CA, the company has a solid track record of delivering world class products and services to our customers located throughout the country and around the globe. RapidScale is seen as a leader in desktop virtualization with marked success in application virtualization for both Windows and Mac applications. The company also provides Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) solutions via an enterprise "Flex Pod" cloud stack.



The SQL DBA assess a projects technical feasibility, as well as implementation risks. They are responsible for designing and implementing a projects technical architecture, creating and managing multiple databases, and assisting in capacity planning. Leading all the technical efforts to successfully migrate a new customer into the RapidScale platform.

Monitoring, maintaining database systems and troubleshooting problems that may arise. Maintaining data integrity and security (manage roles and permissions of database users). Using tools like SQL Profiler for database tuning. Generating traces, execution plans, identifying performance issues, deadlocks/contention, and resolving them. Developing strategies and implementing solutions for managing back-ups, restorations, and replications. Creating and managing constraints and indexes. Proactive housekeeping/archiving and shrinking of databases. The SQL DBA needs to have knowledge of all the different aspects of the technical delivery as well as robust business knowledge. They will work very closely with

Solutions Engineers, Senior Cloud Engineers, Cloud Engineers, and the Project Management Office (PMO) for all new customer implementations. The position will be a key factor in providing a great customer experience pre and post implementation..


Duties and Responsibilities: (Essential Duties include but are not limited to):

1. Install, configure, and maintain all SQL Server instances across development, staging, and production environments

2. Ensure database server topology, configuration, and maintenance are designed and executed to meet SLA objectives

3. Advise on DB design, tuning options, and best practices

4. Troubleshoot SQL Server service outages as they occur, including after hours and weekends

5. Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms

6. Baseline system performance and monitor for deviation, recommending and implementing improvements to slow running queries

7. When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware changes, server configuration changes, or index/query changes

8. Expertise in Always-On Availability Groups (AAG) and HA/DR Setup and Configuration

9. Expert in Using DMVs, Performance dash board, Mirroring, database snapshots and tracking Performance Counters.

10. Working knowledge in database recovery from backup in disasters. Implementing Point-In-Time Recovery solutions.

11. Involved in Source Data Analysis, analysis and designing mappings for data extraction also responsible for Design and Development of SSIS Packages to load the Data from various Databases and Files.

12. Experience in using SQL Server Profiler, SQL Server Agent, and Database Engine Tuning Advisor(DTA).

13. Responsible for monitoring and making recommendations for performance improvement in hosted databases.

14. This involved index creation, index removal, index modification, file group modifications, and adding scheduled jobs to re-index and update statistics in databases.

15. Experience in Data partitioning, Error Handling through TRY-CATCH-THROW statement, Common Table Expression (CTE).

16. SQL server reporting experience (SSRS) to develop DBA related reports.

Qualifications: - SQL Server AlwaysOn AG design, maintenance and troubleshooting

- Providing guidance on database HA designs / comfortable recommending one HA or design solution over another

- Query Analysis and Tuning

- Troubleshooting database performance issues

- Database backup and restore techniques

- Database corruption resolution and recovery techniques

- Database migration and version upgrade techniques

- Technical documentation: creating and maintaining

- Microsoft Windows Clustering

- Transactional Replication and associated maintenance techniques for replicated databases.

- VMware

- PowerShell or another scripting language

- Support of SQL Server Integration Services, Analysis Services, Reporting Services

- Windows Server 2003 - 2016

- Active Directory

- Exchange 2010, 2013

- Lync 2013 / Skype for Business

- Terminal Services

- SQL Server


Who We Are
*About Cox Communications*
Cox Communications is committed to creating meaningful moments of human connection through broadband applications and services. The largest private telecom company in America, we proudly serve six million homes and businesses across 18 states. Were dedicated to empowering others to build a better future and celebrate diverse products, people, suppliers, communities and the characteristics that makes each one unique.

*About Cox *
We are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at coxenterprises.com.
Benefits of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, [visit our benefits page](http://jobs.coxenterprises.com/life-at-cox/benefits/).
Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.
Posted: 2021-07-09 Expires: 2021-08-23
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