AVP, Database Administrator, GTIS - Database & Dataware
Whippany, New Jersey
Barclays Services Corp.
What will you be doing?
\* On behalf of a global financial services organization, administer, test, and implement computer databases, applying knowledge of database management systems and coordinate enhancements and changes to database systems to implement security measures and safeguard database information.
\* Utilize MS SQL Server and T-SQL Scripting to perform SQL database administration including installation, configuration, performance monitoring, and upgrades.
\* Support applications across organization estate within internal domains to manage MS SQL environment, perform maintenance, investigate performance issues, apply solutions, and perform capacity planning based upon database growth analysis.
\* Assess business requirements and liaise with application developers to translate requirements into optimal and efficient database code.
\* Provide support for MS SQL clustered environments with multi-node cluster related activities including troubleshooting, failover, failback, and load balancing.
\* Provide technical support for MS SQL Server 2016/2017 Always ON High Availability Solution.
\* Write scope documents and perform functionality and stress testing of engineering tools utilizing principles of database engineering.
\* Configure and manage high availability solutions including clustering (Active-Active and Active-Passive).
\* Utilize MS SQL Server Integration Service (SSIS) packages to migrate and transform data.
\* Perform Operational Acceptance Testing (OAT) for utilities developed by database engineering teams.
\* Provide MS SQL Server Replication support.
\* Configure database mirroring for Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions.
\* Provide run the bank support for database inventory database which is a collection of tools based around a SQL server data warehouse.
What we're looking for:
Minimum of Bachelor's degree, or foreign equivalent, in any Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM) field of study and at least five (5) years of post-baccalaureate progressive experience as a Database Administrator, or related Information Technology occupation.
Must have at least five (5) years of experience with each of the following required skills: utilizing MS SQL to perform administration and TSQL scripting; installing, configuring, upgrading, and setting up disaster recovery solutions using Log Shipping, Database Mirroring, and AlwaysOn; setting up and managing high availability solutions utilizing Active Active and Active Passive topology; SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), Replication topologies, Service Broker, Log Shipping, Database Snapshots, Database Mirroring, and AlwaysOn to create management reports with trend analysis; providing technical resolution for high severity production incidents and creating solutions to minimize production outages for SQL and databases; leveraging SQL Server Dynamic Management Views, Query Plan, Perfmon Stats, SQL Server Profiler, and Traces to perform troubleshooting; reviewing and improving SQL Server database maintenance process including rebuilding, reorganizing, updating stats, and performing consistency checks; and developing SQL Server utility/product to automate database operation processes to increase efficiency.
Where will you be working?
You will be working at our Whippany, New Jersey location at 300/400 Jefferson Park. At Barclays, we are proud to be redefining the future of finance and here at Whippany we are defining the future of the workplace and the future of the way we work and live. We are creating a unique community, one of four strategic tech-enabled hubs that will redefine opportunity for everyone who works here. Whatever you do at Whippany, you'll have every chance to build a world-class career in this world-class environment.
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Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.
It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Dynamic working gives everyone at Barclays the opportunity to integrate professional and personal lives, if you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.
This position is eligible for incentives pursuant to Barclays Employee Referral Program.
We are an equal opportunity employer and opposed to discrimination on any grounds. It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, colour, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.
Finance is the oxygen of the economy. Acting transparently and with expertise, we deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term. We have the capability and capital, the operational resilience and the commitment, to make a real and lasting difference to the economic lives of customers and communities. This is as true today as it was when our bank was founded over 330 years ago.
Working at Barclays:
In support of this great purpose, everything we do is underpinned and driven by our strong values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. These are fundamental to who we are, wherever we are, and in whatever role we have at Barclays – and they really matter to us.
Our values guide us, but we also believe opportunities are created by those who like to challenge convention, explore new possibilities and run with bold ideas. People who think differently, who bring all kinds of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives with them.
Diversity and Inclusion:
At Barclays we are committed to building an inclusive and supportive culture to provide equality of opportunity for diverse talent at all levels to grow. We believe that every individual should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential and achieve their personal and professional goals. Valuing the perspectives of colleagues from diverse backgrounds enables us to better understand our customers, clients and the communities we serve and also strengthens our culture, encourages innovation and enables us to make better decisions.
All colleagues in Barclays have an Inclusion objective emphasising the role we all have to play in building a culture of belonging that recognises and values difference as a key driver of our purpose and our successful business performance.