Database Administrator

Buffalo, NY

Post Date: 07/19/2018 Job ID: 11375360 Industry: Information Technology

Our growing client, based in downtown Buffalo, is looking for a Database Administrator to join the team. Projects the incumbent will work on include: 

  • Upgrade database servers
  • Migrate database servers
  • Upgrade SQL Servers
  • Configure SQL Servers
  • Configure software-based database replication
  • Upgrade software-based database replication
  • Create databases
  • Upgrade ORACLE (Vendor assist)
  • Migrate ORACLE (Vendor assist)
  • Applying SQL Server specific patches (BETA and FT)
  • Audit Database backup
  • Audit software-based database replication for disaster recovery
  • Troubleshoot server related issues
  • Trace source code as necessary for unusual issues
  • Configure server/appliance software as required
  • Audit query performance
  • Troubleshoot non-common site errors
  • Write documentation for operational items
  • Driver upgrade
  • Firmware upgrade
  • Server management tools upgrade
  • Run real disaster recovery tests
  • Configure and upgrade TFS
  • Manage PROD:
  • SQL login for users and applications
  • Service accounts for SQL Servers and Oracle


  • Terabyte SQL server database experience 
  • Hardware replication for databases
  • Software replication 
  • Oracle Database experience 
  • DELL Server, VMWare, and AWS experience
  • Typical experience such as TSQL database setup, performance tuning backups, TSQL scripting, etc. 
  • Knowledge of MySQL experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Unix platform 

Courtney Davies
Director of Marketing Recruitment

Courtney has worked in the recruitment industry since 2013 and is currently the director of marketing recruitment. She specializes in placing candidates within e-commerce, digital marketing, analytics, CRM, loyalty marketing, and sales/account management positions across various industries nationwide. By working to develop close relationships, she is able to effectively match the right candidates with the right clients, and as a valued resource to both parties throughout the process. Her favorite thing about recruiting is hearing how candidates have found success and career growth within their new companies.

Before recruiting, she worked in digital marketing, specializing in search engine marketing. She holds an MBA from Canisius College and a bachelor’s degree from Niagara University, where she also played Division 1 soccer.

  • Hobbies: Baking - creating artwork on cookies, playing soccer and, of course, spending time with my crazy Goldendoodle Winston. Biggest addiction: chocolate chip cookies & cheese

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