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Dell SQL Database Administrator (US-Remote) in Arkansas

SQL Database Administrator

Who provides the know-how to protect data, tools, and information systems at Dell Technologies? It’s the Database Admin team within our Information Technology organization. We develop, design, and optimize our information technology and systems functions that support our business processes and technical information systems platforms. Focused on efficiency, performance, availability, and platform compatibility, we analyze, select, and modify enterprise systems and application software, install network hardware and software, and manage our databases – setting system and programming standards along the way.

Join us to do the best work of your career and make a profound social impact as a SQL DBA on our Database administrator Team in Austin, Texas (or US-Remote).

What you’ll achieve

As a SQL Server DBA, you will be responsible for providing operational support for production databases and support Database development/projects. Operations support will focus on availability, capacity, performance, security, and recoverability. You will design, build, maintain, migrate and upgrade highly available databases with Dell IT defined standards and support them throughout their lifecycle. You will be a part of a high performing team of dedicated professionals and will have plenty of opportunities to learn and thrive and contribute to Dell’s success. You will interact and collaborate with Application Development and various infrastructure teams including Server/Storage/Network/Security and DB Engineering.

You will:

  • Provide production database support with specific focus on availability, capacity, performance, security, and recoverability. Perform capacity planning, health checks, backups & recovery, and change management according to documented standards. Troubleshoot issues with database instances, DR, replication, and backups and eliminates root causes through systematic problem management practices

  • Provide database development/project support in compliance with database design standards. Design and develop database systems to meet application and business requirements across multiple platforms and computing environments.

  • Evaluate new database technologies and tools, set database system and programming standards, apply database technology to business problems and manage the development and production database environments with emphasis on security, availability, and performance. Provide database services in compliance with all audit and regulatory requirements.

  • Work with Dev or DevOps teams throughout the software development lifecycle and provide data and standards and guidance on best practices.

  • Ensure database security controls meet internal and external audit and compliance requirements including data classification and data privacy according to regulatory guidelines

Take the first step towards your dream career

Every Dell Technologies team member brings something unique to the table. Here’s what we are looking for with this role:

  • 8+ years of Microsoft SQL Server DBA experience in a professional role with a Bachelor’s degree or 6+ years with a Master’s degree

  • Managed large, complex projects (using Microsoft windows Clustering, Replication and always-on technologies) that are longer-term in nature or projects that have been identified as critical priority for the business; lead initiatives and special projects.

  • Diagnose, resolve, and implement preventive measures to prevent problems for applications and system software.

  • Practical experience in optimizing query performance and database tuning

  • Analyze and work on non-standard problems or issues that span multiple technologies, ex: browser to spindle and propose long-term solutions and fixes.

  • Perform in all database management areas and apply advanced knowledge of at least one area.

  • Create and implement High Availability solutions and disaster recovery procedures

Desirable Requirements

  • Experience or knowledge in other database technologies like MongoDB, Elastic Search, Postgres, Oracle in a plus.

  • Knowledge of automation tools, Shell scripting and knowledge of Linux, Windows Server, Storage, Network and Security.

Here’s our story; now tell us yours

Dell Technologies helps organizations and individuals build a brighter digital tomorrow. Our company is made up of more than 150,000 people, located in over 180 locations around the world. We’re proud to be a diverse and inclusive team and have an endless passion for our mission to drive human progress.

What’s most important to us is that you are respected, feel like you can be yourself and have the opportunity to do the best work of your life -- while still having a life. We offer excellent benefits, bonus programs, flexible work arrangements, a variety of career development opportunities, employee resource groups, and much more.

We started with computers, but we didn’t stop there. We are helping customers move into the future with multi-cloud, AI and machine learning through the most innovative technology and services portfolio for the data era. Join us and become a part of what’s next in technology, starting today.

You can also learn more about us by reading our latest Diversity and Inclusion Report and our plan to make the world a better place by 2030 here ( .

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Dell encourages applicants of all ages. Read the full Equal Employment Opportunity Policy here ( .