Sr. Database Administrator at Loomis (Houston, TX)

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With a network of nearly 200 branches, Loomis armored transportation, cash management centers, and cash inventory vaults keep cash flowing throughout financial institutions and retail businesses across the US. Loomis prides itself on providing employees with opportunities for career advancement and job satisfaction. In fact, many of our company's managers, vice presidents, and corporate executives started out in the branches as driver/guards and tellers. Our work can be challenging, but the thousands who have stayed with our company for decades will tell you that if you have the desire to learn and the drive to succeed, Loomis is the place to be. Come join our team!

The Senior Database Administrator (DBA) will work with IT application and Infrastructure teams to develop an understanding of data and information needs, identify solutions and improve the quality of service while providing support through the logical and physical design of databases. The Sr. DBA will be responsible for maintaining the integrity and performance of the company databases and guarantee the data is stored securely and efficiently. The Sr. DBA will also provide strategic guidance and implementation of the corporate data warehouse and the corresponding data feeds.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
• Continuous engagement with the assigned client base.
• Ensure continuous communications in a consultative approach
• Install and maintain the performance of database servers.
• Develop processes for optimizing database security.
• Set and maintain database standards.
• Manage database access.
• Performance tuning of database systems.
• Install, upgrade, and manage database applications.
• Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors.
• Recommend and implement emerging database technologies.
• Create and manage database reports, visualizations, and dashboards.
• Create automation for repeating database tasks.
• Be available for on-call support.
• Review operational metrics.
• Perform additional related responsibilities as requested.

Required Experience & Skills
• Minimum 6 years MSSQL Database Administration (DBA) experience.
• Hands-on experience supporting large database environments.
• Proven experience with database replication techniques, complexities, automation, monitoring, and high-availability strategies-use of 3rd party solutions in these techniques is encouraged.
• Previous experience working with Systems Admins in the areas of storage, backups, and database operations processes preferred.
• Excels in a collaborative environment and is willing to own all database-related activities.
• Experience with SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS.
• Professional Azure database administration:
• Migrate SQL Server databases to Azure
• Provision SQL Server databases.
• Backup and restore SQL Databases.
• Implement high availability and disaster recovery.
• Monitor and optimize the performance of cloud databases.
• Automate common management tasks using tools such as PowerShell.

Essential Functions
• Design, document, and monitor the database servers.
• Develop standards and procedures for maintenance and modification of database platforms.
• Provide systems architecture guidance in creating high availability systems.
• Provide direction in capacity planning, performance improvement, and storage management in partnership with other clients and internal resources.
• Plan and support the implementation of major architectural changes.
• Develop backup and recovery procedures, including testing back-ups and data integrity.
• Proactive and reactive performance analysis, monitoring, troubleshooting, and resolution of issues.
• Assist Business functions on delivery of timely business metrics data.
• Assist the company in developing a data-driven business culture.

Education
• BS degree in Information Technology/Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Loomis is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
More Information on Loomis
Loomis operates in the Transportation industry. The company is located in Houston, TX. Loomis was founded in 2022. It has 10001 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all jobs at Loomis, click here.
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