SQL Server DBA

Costa Rica Global Business Services req74661 01/03/2019

DHL is looking to add a SQL Server DBA to its Infrastructure team in Heredia, Costa Rica.You must be able to work in Heredia, Costa Rica to be considered for this position.In this role, you will provide Microsoft SQL Server administration along with collaborative support for the SAN, Netbackup and networking teams.Additional responsibilities and requirements include:


·Three or more (3+) years of Microsoft SQL Server administration experience

·Experience around SQL Server upgrades and migrations are a must.

·Follows, defines and manages enterprise level policies and procedures that ensure the security, optimization and integrity of SQL Server database environments

·Designs, implements and maintains physical and logical database solutions

·Anticipates and resolves database performance, capacity and replication issues

·Diagnose and address database performance issues using performance monitors, DMV, SQL profiler and/or Extended Events

·Understands standard concepts, practices and procedures relating to database and associated technologies

·Manages database backup & recovery procedures, disaster recovery preparation and the associated exercises

·Produces reports on database systems related to availability, performance, capacity management and SLAs

·Collaborates with SAN, server, applications and operational staff in support of database objectives

·Assist development staff with application design and efficient use of database technology

·Supports project plans and schedules relative to database requirements

·Supports 8x7 on-call rotation and issue triaging with the extended teams

·Global Service Now experience is a plus


·Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Engineering

·Certifications/Key Experience: Microsoft SQL Server Certification (Desired)

·Ability to communicate verbally and written in English (required)

·Strong scripting skills (SQL, PowerShell, etc.)

·Strong database experience - SQL Server 2012 and later versions.

·Strong understanding of server, SAN and networking technologies

·Ability to effectively multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment

·Strong general knowledge of operating systems, storage and overall system design and management

·Good understanding of other Microsoft products such SSRS, SSIS and SSAS

·Deep understanding of HA, DR Database technologies like Data replication, Mirroring and Always On

·Good understanding of VERITAS Cluster software/technology (desired)

DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

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  • Business Unit

    IT Services Americas

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required