MS SQL Server Database Administrator

The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for 24/7 administration of all database systems in the enterprise.

The position manages backup and recovery, security, performance tuning and optimization across multiple database management systems. The position assists with architectural design and implementation of new databases as well as upgrades and improvement to existing databases. The DBA troubleshoots and resolves database related issues, participates in the design and implementation of database environments to meet the needs of the organization. The position works closely with Application Analysts, System Administrators, and others to ensure database integrity and availability. The DBA implements and monitors replication, data movement and integration across the organization.

Specific job competencies include:

  • 6 (+) years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server database administration with medium size environment.
  • In depth experience with Microsoft database design and tuning.
  • Experience with Microsoft replication techniques including transactional, snapshot, and merge replication.
  • Experience with Microsoft HA techniques such as Clustering, database mirroring and Always on.
  • Experience with SQL Server 2012 or later.
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Security.

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiar with Microsoft data migration methods
  • Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server audit features
  • Familiar with Windows server administration and networking
  • Familiar with Windows clustering
  • Experience with SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS
  • PowerShell
  • Familiar with Epic is a plus
  • Familiarity with other RDBMs
  • Oracle 11G or Later
  • MySQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server on Azure
  • INTERSYSTEMS CACHE

Position Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field. Experience may substitute for minimum education requirements
  • Six years in the field of database administration with experience in the design, planning, implementation and monitoring of database systems in a heterogeneous multi-vendor networked environment that includes Unix and NT platforms.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.

About City of Hope

City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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