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The main role of this Team Lead position is to perform day-to-day management of the teams work and also perform Data related duties as described below. Our Data Services team consists of highly technical and very capable DBAs and Database Developers; we are involved in all the aspects of supporting our business applications from the development stage to the production implementation. As such, we are participating in application development, performing database analysis and design, and supporting the applications in production on a 24x7 basis. Key Team Leadership ResponsibilitiesPerform day-to-day management of the teams workProvide technical advice and guidelines to the team membersManage small internal projects such as improvementsProvide DBA policies, guidelines, and procedures, and maintain them up-to-dateAssist with management responsibilities such as resources and long term planning Key Technical Data Management ResponsibilitiesProvide Technical DBA services and support for Production, Development, and Testing MS SQL Server databases, and for related systems to customers and other support groupsEnsure availability and recoverability of the databases in accordance with our service level agreementsWork closely with other support groups during DBMS's software installation and Business Application upgradesMonitor the databases' performance and tune them as necessary and repair problems quickly and correctlyProvide Data Design, Development and Database Analysis, and tuning service to developers and other support groupsDesign, document, and guide the use of data and database changes for complex, enterprise-wide SQL Server DBMSs.Provide after-hours support as needed QualificationsRequired Technical Knowledge and SkillsExperience supporting production MS SQL ServerSolid knowledge of SQL, and ability to transfer this knowledge to others Strong development experience T-SQL stored procedures, SSIS Packages, SSRS Reports and Report Developer, etc.Experience supporting a mission-critical database environment on a 24x7 basisExperience with approaches to database backup & recovery, and Disaster Recovery in generalExperience with Data Modelling concepts and tools is an assetExperience with version control (TFS) is an assetExperience with installations and Upgrades of SQL serversPerformance tuning / query optimizationFamiliarity with applications the use frameworks (Entity Framework) that generates SQLFamiliarity with data warehouse environment and ETL is highly desirableFamiliarity with data storage devices is an asset, PowerShell, C# experience is an assetRequired Non-Technical SkillsTeam Leading experience for at least 3-5 years, combined with a university degree in Computer Science or related field, or an equivalent experiencePrevious working with US-based teamAbility to work mid-shift; occasionally need to work night shiftExceptionally thorough and efficient with good organizational skillsExcellent analytical abilities and problems solving skillsSelf-directed and excellent ability to take initiativeExcellent comprehension of written technical material and ability to quickly learn new technologyExcellent interpersonal skills and cooperation with othersExcellent ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment with potentially conflicting prioritiesExcellent verbal communication skills and good written communication skills
Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering)

Experience: 3-5


Application Programming | Database Administration (DBA) | Quality Assurance/Testing | Software Engineer
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