Sr. Database Administrator

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Hoboken, NJ

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Job description

We are seeking a skilled, experienced database administrator to join our growing organization. In this position, you will manage and test enterprise-class databases. An organized, detail-oriented work ethic is a must.  Other responsibilities include:

  • Monitor databases for proper performance
  • Install upgrades and maintain systems
  • Manage storage for all applications
  • Manage security and report incidents
  • Server configuration, migration, and other implementations
  • Monitor root cause analysis and resolutions
  • Plan, design and implement next database architecture
  • Work with development staff to optimize existing queries
  • Optimize existing data sets through the addition of indexes or other means
  • Install and maintaining servers and environments
  • Manage back-ups and recovery procedures
  • Create custom monitoring and maintenance plans
  • Configure SQL servers
  • Administering and testing new upgrades and databases
  • Troubleshoot and resolve database problems
  • Ensure audit trails are maintained and documented


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS, Computer Engineering, or related field
  • 7 to 10  years My SQL server database experience or database administration experience in a commercial environment or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with the following: Microsoft SQL Server; Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012; SQL Server Database Administration 2008 R2 and/or 2012; MySQL 5.5, 5.6, 5.7 Administration; CentOS Linux, RedHat Linux.
  • Experience with database migration, performance tuning, and optimization, and setting up and managing database connections
  • Familiar with SQL Reporting services including creating, modifying, and managing custom reports
  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently
  • Accurate and precise attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, quantitative, and organizational skills
  • Up-to-date on latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication with all levels of management

William Hill provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, civil union/domestic partnership status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws.  William Hill complies with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.