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System Engineer (Database)

Securities America, Inc. La Vista, NE

Job Description

The primary responsibilities for this position are to administer Microsoft, Sybase and MySQL database servers, monitor performance and troubleshoot system issues. Additional duties include database analysis, implementation and design, working with developers to optimize SQL code and performing upgrades of the database infrastructure.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in computer related field and/or equivalent job experience
  • 3 years’ experience of database administration with Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase ASE or Sybase IQ.
  • 3 years’ experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or higher
  • 3 years’ experience with UNIX/Linux environments with fundamental shell and PERL scripting knowledge.
  • 1 year experience administrating MySQL.
  • Expert knowledge of the SQL / T-SQL language required (ANSI-99 minimum).
  • Expert experience of database design including third and fourth normal forms
  • Good knowledge of Active Directory and Kerberos authentication
  • Working knowledge of SAN technologies
  • Ability to be at work on a regular and predictable basis
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate with customers, co-workers and various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to perform basic network troubleshooting
  • Ability to analyze problems and identify alternative solutions
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills

Position Duties/Tasks
This position is responsible for, but not limited to the following:

  1. Perform all duties associated with database administration with 24x7 on-call support and perform configuration tuning as necessary for the Production, Test, and Development platforms
  2. Design and document standard system installations and integration.  Ensures that any previous documentation is updated with new changes
  3. Ensure that all supported systems are highly reliable, secure, and performing at acceptable levels.  Performs root cause analysis of outages and ensures they are repaired
  4. Review any new O/S and database server patches or releases that would improve performance or are recommended by the vendor
  5. Continually enhance alarming and system monitoring for database servers
  6. Assist in the research, development and deployment of new technologies and multi-vendor integration.  Assist in ordering, planning, and creating integration plans for installing new hardware or software on a project by project basis
  7. Provide security analysis and implementation
  8. Design, implement and maintain a consistent backup and disaster recovery plan
  9. Ensure timely and effective delivery of projects
  10. Participate in planning design, technical review and implementation for new infrastructure that has a database endpoint
  11. Assist in developing an ongoing security strategy
  12. Provide strategic design, enhancement, and troubleshooting for all database servers
  13. Develop database maintenance standards and procedures
  14. Perform projects and tasks assigned by the Manager of System Engineering


Job Details

Date Posted September 8, 2017
Date Closes October 8, 2017
Located In La Vista, NE
Department Information Services
Function System Engineer
Job Type Full-time Employee
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 15-1032.00 Computer Systems Engineers / Architects
Zipcode 68128
Name Human Resources
Address 12325 Port Grace Boulevard
City, State and Zip LaVista, NE 68128
Phone 1-800-747-6111
FAX 402-384-7589

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Bereavement Pay
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Dry Cleaning / Laundry
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Fitness Classes
  • Free Parking
  • Health Fair
  • Holiday Party
  • Massage Therapy
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Wellness Program
  • Bonus Plan
  • Merit Increases
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
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