SQL Database Administrator
Proquest/Serials Solutions

Our SQL Database Administrator provides support and timely response to needs
in our development, staging and production environments for all
databases. This position works with a seasoned Sr. Database
Administrator in a company where we're working on current and greenfield
projects with a great opportunity to collaborate with development and

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Expert knowledge of SQL Server database monitoring best practices, ability
to identify performance issues correctly

• Perform and support database upgrades and migrations

• Creates and maintains appropriate DBA and database documentation

• Defines and construct data marts according to department standards to meet
end-user requirements

• Monitoring SQL Server Agent jobs and responding to SQL Server notification


• Bachelors' degree or higher in related field, such as Computer Science, plus
at least 3 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education
and experience.

• Experience in a 24x7 production environment

• Working knowledge of SSIS, SSRS

• Backup and recovery skills

• Excellent researching and problem solving skills, including the ability to
analyze, compare, evaluate, when issues arise

• Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a
diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong

• Capacity to learn new technology that will work with our database systems.

• Excellent communications skills

• Manage SLAs and strict adherence to production controls

Ancillary Qualifications:

Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this
position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.

• Qualifications listed below, while not necessarily a requirement for this
position in each circumstance, provide additional depth and value to the role.

• System administration fundamentals including installation, configuration and
security setups

• Familiarity with SOX and PCI DSS requirements and best practices aligning
with compliancy

• Familiarity with Postgresql, Mysql, NoSQL solutions

Other important information about this position:

• This position is typically based in the Seattle office and may be
appropriate for full or partial remote work, subject to approval.

• Occasional travel is required.

• This position requires weekday (Monday - Friday) attendance with some
scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.

• Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to
make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to
perform essential duties when possible.

The preceding job description is not intended to describe in detail the
multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide a general
overview of the expectations and responsibilities of this position. As the
nature of business demands change, so may the functions of this position.
Additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

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