Database Administrator

IHS Markit

Database Administrator
About IHS Markit
IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and
expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive
global economies. Our company partners with clients in business,
finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and
perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call
this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key
customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the
Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level
thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of
industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive,
engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense,
chemical, and economics and country risk.
Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to
sustainable, profitable growth.
Markit Digital is looking for an experienced Database Administrator to
provide support for our diverse SQL Server estate and contribute to
new deployments and projects. A challenging role that provides
exposure to the finance industry, SQL Clustering, Cloud architecture,
and several versions of SQL Server including 2014 and 2016.
You will be a vital part of an experienced DBA team sharing support,
ideas, and experience. You will have the opportunity to improve Markit
Digitals database release processes, define new standards, and have an
active role in shaping the services provided by the team.
Duties & Accountabilities
* Perform proactive checks on production servers
* Participate in out-of-hours and on-call rotations
* Performance Tuning T-SQL
* Resource capacity planning (CPU, memory, IO, storage)
* Engage with SQL development resources
Technical competencies
* SQL 2005 2016
* Solid TSQL scripting
* Advanced performance tuning and troubleshooting skills
* SQL replication
* Database design, normalization
* Understanding of storage hardware, architecture and design
* SQL high availability /disaster recovery technologies
* SQL upgrade experience
* SQL user provisioning and management
* Mindset for automating/scripting
* Knowledge of MySQL/NoSQL technologies a plus.
* Microsoft O/S proficiency
Business competencies
* Bachelor s degree in a related field and/or 5+ years of DBA
experience in an enterprise IT environment
* 5+ years experience as an MS SQL DBA
* Planning and delivering projects
* Experience in performance tuning and problem troubleshooting.
* Past liaison with business and development groups
* Previous adherence to change control policies
* Solid knowledge/hands on experience developing/maintaining OLTP
* Warehouse environments, including VLDB and BI stack
Personal competencies
* Experience in a company with agreed Service Level Agreements to
internal business units or external clients
* Ability to understand business objectives and focus and prioritize
multiple projects accordingly
* Financial exposure not required but any experience would be
* Willingness to collaborate and develop others
* Self-starter who can work with little supervision
* Open minded, flexible and willing to adapt to changing situations
* Focused on delivery
* Ability to influence others in a positive manner
* Ability to communicate with both technical and business
counterparts in a language they understand is essential, both
written and verbal
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Nearest Secondary Market: Denver
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