SQL Server Database Administrator

| Chicago

SQL Server Database Administrator

 

Vail Systems Company Profile

 

The human voice is capable of conveying nuances and meaning that just can't be expressed through clicks and text messages. And for that reason, voice interactions have always had a special power to shape your perception and experiences. At Vail, we believe in the unique power of voice interactions to create more expressive, more intimate, and more efficient interpersonal interactions. Our experts work with Fortune 500 companies to help them serve their customers more efficiently and effectively through the use of various voice technologies. From basic network services, to state-of-the-art IP telephony, to cutting edge real-time analytics, Vail technology makes millions of voice interactions better every day.

 

SQL Server Database Administrator

 

Have you heard about big data, data analysis and machine learning? Are you curious about how they really work and do you want to see them in action? We'd like to add a SQL Server Database Administrator to our Database and Reporting Team and we'd like to know if you think you fit the bill.  You will if you:

 

  • Thrive in a collaborative environment
  • Are able to pick up new concepts quickly
  • Can keep an open mind to new ideas
  • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Don't mind using those skills to share your best ideas
  • Have an ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Aren't afraid of ambiguity and can problem solve with little direction
  • Have a positive, can-do attitude
  • Really want to learn new things

 

What you can expect to be doing:

 

  • You will provide physical database support for SQL Server databases, ensuring the integrity and availability of the database.
  • You are responsible for monitoring, analysis, and performance tuning at both the system and application levels.
  • As part of the Database Administration team, you will work on a team that utilizes high availability solutions to support Vail's SIP phone platform hosting systems.
  • You will help to ensure that all solutions of application and business issues are secure, compliant, and adhere to the minimum-security baselines set forth by Vail Systems.
  • You will be using your T-SQL skills to create a data-access layer capsules business logic for best performance.
  • You will participate in a 24/7 on-call support rotation.

 

To be considered for this position you must have:

 

  • Ideally, we would like someone with 3+ years of experience or exceptional new graduates.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • T-SQL skills that enable you to query big data efficiently, and the ability and desire to learn new T-SQL that comes with each new version of SQL server.
  • Understanding database replication, backup, redundancy and disaster recovery.

 

What we are offering:

 

  • Comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Pre-taxed medical and commuter benefits
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Health club membership
  • Company sports teams
  • Knowledge sharing events such as book clubs, lightning talks, brown bag lunches, and seminars
  • Tight-knit and collaborative culture
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Location

We are located on the Chicago River, next to Ogilvie and Union Station for easy commuting and there are hundreds of restaurants to choose from.

What are Vail Systems, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Vail Systems sponsors a summer softball league and triathlon team.
Relocation Assistance
Our relocation assistance plan offers a maximum reimbursement of $1000.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Employee Referral Bonuses. Gym Memberships. Collaborative Work Space. Competitive Pay.

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