Senior Database Administrator – SQL Server

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Monroe, Michigan

La-Z-Boy Corporate

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Overview: This position defines, creates and maintains the enterprise data model with focus on Microsoft SQL server databases. The Database Administrator is responsible for designing, developing, testing, implementing, maintaining, documenting, and supporting production databases in compliance with application specifications.
Responsibilities: &bull; Administers all database objects - tables, clusters, indexes, view, sequences, packages and procedures.<br />&bull; Schedules and optimizes maintenance tasks such as reorg/re-index, updates statistics to ensure optimal performance and availability.<br />&bull; Reorganizes databases structures at regular intervals to provide an efficient database environment that will maximize productivity and improve performance.<br />&bull; Analyzes, tests, and implements database design supporting various business applications for development, integrated test and production environments.<br />&bull; Designs, implements, and enforces the company's data security policies.<br />&bull; Responsible for logical and physical database design, backup and recovery strategy including disaster recovery, high availability, load strategy design and implementation, security, and change management.<br />&bull; Provides first level application support in Microsoft SQL Server database environments running on Windows servers. Facilitate application development and customer problem resolution with optimum speed and efficiency.<br />&bull; Conduct application transaction volume and traffic analysis assessing the impact of database performance. Monitor database growth and usage to ensure optimum performance and stability in production environment.<br />&bull; Design and configure database architecture, including hardware and physical layout.<br />&bull; Perform data refreshes on request to support development and model office test environments.<br />&bull; Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems.<br />&bull; Identifies and leads strategic database initiatives, including upgrades, new technology and processes (e.g., patches, compliance, security), and new roles; engages the appropriate cross functional technical resources to determine solutions, recommend outcomes and drive project plan through to timely completion.<br /><br /><strong>SCOPE &amp; IMPACT:</strong><br />This position will support the mission critical databases including JD EnterpriseOne, KRONOS, and Lawson which impact productivity and functionality throughout the enterprise, impacting our ability to manufacture and sell La-Z-Boy products.
Requirements: <strong>MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in Information Technology, Computer Sciences or related field with 4 - 6 years of relevant experience including 1-3 years of supervisory/leadership experience or equivalent<br />&bull; Project management experience<br />&bull; System development lifecycle<br />&bull; Strong communications skills (written and oral)<br />&bull; Travel: Up to 10%<br /><br /><strong>PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS:</strong><br />&bull; Microsoft certification(s)<br />&bull; Experience in a clustered environment<br /><br /><strong>SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:</strong>&nbsp;None.<br /><br /><strong>PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT</strong>:<br />Office environment / no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.<br /><br /><strong>CORE ATTRIBUTES</strong>:<br />Communicate Transparently<br />Lead the Team<br />Impact and Influence<br />Deliver Results<br />Coach and Develop<br /><br />At La-Z-Boy, we are committed to fostering an environment in which all employees feel valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas to the table. We understand that our employees&rsquo; diverse backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and viewpoints add value to our ability to create and deliver the best possible service, quality products, and is of upmost importance as we work together to Build Something Amazing.<br /><br /><strong>OTHER DUTIES</strong>: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the incumbent for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.