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Database Administrator

Company: Michaels
Location: Irving
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Support Center - Irving We're here for the Makers! Come be a part of the team where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!
Michaels is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are here for all Team Members and all Makers to create, innovate and be better together.
To review a comprehensive list of benefits, please visit Michaels Benefits

CT and CO only -To review pay ranges for the position you are applying for, please visit Michaels Pay Ranges - CO & CT only
The Database Administrator is responsible for the planning and engineering of Michaels database infrastructure. This position shares in the implementation of any database systems and would be responsible for validating the design with the Architecture team and other DBAs as well as transitioning support of completed builds to the managed service support organization. The Database Administrator will provide support to both application and infrastructure project teams to ensure that systems are correctly sized and meet configuration standards. They will also be responsible for detailing tasks and level of effort for project managers to include in an overall project scope.

Major Activities
Database System Builds and Project Support
Working with other DBAs:
Consult with project teams, both infrastructure and application, to understand any requirements for database system builds.
Perform any database system build and configuration necessary to support project requirements while meeting the approved project budgets and timelines.
Ensure all builds meet the approved standards and requirements.
Provide requirements to other technical teams to support the build including server, storage and network configuration.
Document new database builds and upgrades to support effective transition to support.
Partner with support team to ensure new capabilities are smoothly integrated into established operational process including security, monitoring, backups, and failover / disaster recovery.
3rd Level -Support
Serve as point of escalation for complex database issues.
Good working knowledge in the following core database technology required: Oracle.
Serve as technical liaison for 3rd party, managed service support team.
Proactively manage the technologies within their assigned areas including providing recommendations for improving service and escalating areas that may impact service availability.
Research and bring to other DBAs and/or manager operational best practices for monitoring and maintaining server health.
Internal Consulting / Team Liaison
Work with support and project teams to analyze database capacity and provide reports.
Provide feedback from experience gained while supporting the operations, to other DBAs for incorporation into engineering plans.
Review and analyze existing database services for opportunities to reduce costs through removal of excess or inappropriate services.
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Education
High School Degree
Minimum Special Certifications or technical skills
Primary: Oracle Database Management System
Secondary: Microsoft SQL Database Management System
Working knowledge of other database management systems like MySQL or Postgress
Supporting PCI and SOX security standards as they related to databases and data management
Minimum Type of experience the job requires
3+ experience supporting complex server infrastructure environments
Experience with Oracle database management system
Working with managed service and offshore teams
Experience coordinating with teams in supporting technology areas like server, network and storage
Preferred Education
BS/BA degree or equivalent preferred, equivalent experience or certifications will be considered
Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline

Applicants in the U.S. and Canada must satisfy federal, state, provincial and local legal requirements of the job.

Keywords: Michaels, Irving , Database Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Irving, Texas

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