SQL Database Administrator
Full Time 10 - 15 yrs Edison / Woodcliff LakePosted 9 days ago
Founded in 1993, Orion provides innovative IT services and solutions to global industry leaders as well as millennial companies to help them achieve business transformation. With nearly 3,000 world class professionals and over 95 clients, Orion has a global presence with 20+ strategic centers of innovation that spans North America, Europe, and Asia.
Job Description

Application Database Administrator will define/manage/performance tune our existing/next-generation SQL databases/database queries/processes and consolidate multiple stand-alone systems, scalable database system able to meet high performance/thru-put/quality standards. This individual works closely with application developers to ensure that all technology initiatives are implemented within the existing framework.


  • Identify technical opportunities and risks to improve the overall quality and resiliency of applications in partnership with other development / Systems leaders
  • Evaluating key technologies and driving thoughtful implementations.
  • Establish and operationalize process to support the adoption and governance of standard tools and technologies
  • Assist product and technology leadership in making tradeoff decisions on design approaches and technology selections
  • Ensure technology requirement and challenges are resolved in a consistent and timely manner
  • Works closely with other business and systems partners to understand and anticipate efficient and cost-effective technologies for business problems
  • Provides leadership and guidance for database architecture design and development of high-performance messaging, transaction/batch processing products and/or services by defining and developing database architectures, detailed designs specifications, development, implementations and successful delivery of the solution.
  • Works with developers, product managers, and customer application experts to define solutions, products, and modules with required features and functionality.
  • Provides architectural guidance and leadership on best practices regarding software/database development, integrations and tools and technologies.
  • Works with the business and systems team to identify the right architecture for implementing new solutions, products, and modules.
  • Develops technology blueprints for solutions, products, and services.
  • Design and develop Proof of Concepts (POCs) to validate the suitability and viability of new technologies and solutions from both functional and technical perspectives.
  • At times will be hands-on development on more complex deliverables.
  • Participates and/or monitors different technology industry standards groups to maintain strategic relations and represent BBH interests.
  • Supports development and governance of technology and architecture best practices and the solutions for adoptions.
  • Researches evaluate new technologies/tools and software products to determine the feasibility and desirability of incorporating their capabilities in line with the technology strategy of the organization.
  • Protectively researches, evaluates, tests emerging technologies and tools and presents/documents essential steps to integrate them into solutions/applications.
  • Supports the systems and business teams for estimates, analysis, design, development, performance, scalability and benchmark test guidance and providing subject matter expertise in technology and design.
  • Responsible for measuring and improving the systems - business cross-team relationships
  • Working with the business to ensure that systems response to the business requirements

Knowledge and skills (general and technical)

  • 10+ years of design and development of high-performance messaging and transaction processing systems preferably in the financial or professional services firms
  • Strong Microsoft SWL database administration skills
  • 10+ years of implementing database solutions
  • 10+ years of OLTP and data warehousing experience with mid and large size databases.
  • 10+ years of experience with excellent Strong Performance Tuning skills to Troubleshoot and coming up with actionable resolutions.
  • Ability to collaborate with business and technology teams to create practical, robust and scalable architectures and solutions meeting the business and technology goals/strategy of the organization.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Technical leadership and mentoring skills to guide and act as SME.
  • Ability to conduct code reviews and work with build and automation tools.
  • Ability to research and present results and recommendations.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills
  • Keen to learn new technology with enthusiasm and critical thinking
  • Experience on Azure SQL and cloud experience is a plus

Education level and/or relevant experience(s)

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering and/or Computer Science or related work experience required, Masters Preferred.
Job ID: 20-00005
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