1+ months

SQL Server Database Administrator - Senior Advisor

CVS Caremark
Woonsocket, RI 02895
**Job Description**

The Sr. SQL Server Database Administrator position is a highly skilled technical position that involves intricate knowledge of the SQL Server database internals and components associated with 2012, 2014, and 2016 versions. This will position will require on call responsibilities.


Responsibilities include database software installations, configuration, tuning, maintenance, patching, backup and recovery, monitoring, problem diagnosis and resolution.


- Manage all aspects of the physical database including schemas, DDL, users, security, etc. in development, UAT and production environments

- Identify and resolve problems occurring in all database environments including performance related issues (i.e. database & SQL tuning).

- Perform database software installs, configurations, patches, upgrades, and migrations.

- Support DBA utilities, reorgs, index builds, export/import and DBA tools (SQL Server Management Studio and other tools)

- Assist with performance and Disaster Recovery testing.

- Interface with project and architecture teams to collect and implement database requirements.

- Serve as SQL Server technical lead providing solutions and alternatives to database related issues with ability to work directly with vendors when required.

- Possess an automation first mentality

- Lead database portion of a project from inception through deployment assigning and tracking tasks of DBAs assigned to the project.


**Required Qualifications**

Minimum 5-8 years experience working with mission critical SQL Server databases in a high profile fast paced environment.


Minimum 5 years experience in the following areas: Database configuration, tuning, maintenance, patching, upgrades and problem diagnosis and resolution.


Extensive experience with the following:

- SQL Server High Availability Configuration - Failover Clustering and Always-On Availability Groups

- SQL Server Backup and Recovery

- SQL Server Replication

- SQL Server Monitoring and Alerting

- SQL Server Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing

- SQL Server software installation and maintenance

- SQL Server SSRS, SSAS and SSIS services


**Preferred Qualifications**

- Experience with Windows OS and Linux Operating Systems

- Experience with other database platforms such as Oracle, DB2 UDB and MariaDB

- Experience with automation and DevOps tools and services

- Experience with scripting and programming languages Powershell, .Net, XML, and Java


**Education**

Bachelor's degree/ foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or Verifiable High School Diploma/ GED with equivalent experience


**Business Overview**

**Its a new day in health care.**


Combining CVS Health and Aetna was a transformative moment for our company and our industry, establishing CVS Health as the nations premier health innovation company. Through our health services, insurance plans and community pharmacists, were pioneering a bold new approach to total health. As a CVS Health colleague, youll be at the center of it all.


We offer a diverse work experience that empowers colleagues for career success. In addition to skill and experience, we also seek to attract and retain colleagues whose beliefs and behaviors are in alignment with our core values of collaboration, innovation, caring, integrity and accountability.


CVS Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Gender/Ethnicity/Disability/Protected Veteran we highly value and are committed to all forms of diversity in the workplace. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities. We comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm . We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance to apply for this job, please contact our Advice and Counsel Reasonable Accommodations team at mailto:AdviceCounsel@cvshealth.com . Please note that we only accept applications for employment via this site.


If technical issues are preventing you from applying to a position, contact Kenexa Helpdesk at 1-855-338-5609 or cvshealthsupport@us.ibm.com . For technical issues with the Virtual Job Tryout assessment, contact the Shaker Help Desk at 1-877-987-5352.

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Posted: 2019-10-28 Expires: 2020-03-14

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