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Database Administrator

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:38:42 PM
  • 2728974
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Aviation Digital
Location(s): United States; Texas; Austin


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
This role will work closely with developers, QA, Sys Admins, and customers to support and scale a growing data analytics platform. Maintaining and improving the performance of our SQL Server and Tableau instances will be a focus of this role, as well as providing support for the application environment.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Serve as key service delivery provider for Microsoft SQL Server database availability and performance
  • Provide technical assistance in analyzing and resolving SQL database and Tableau performance and stability challenges
  • Design, test, and install database management systems for use with applications; monitor database usage; ensure appropriate linkages with applications and to other data processing systems
  • Work with the development team to advise and implement changes for improvement of SQL database performance and stability
  • Monitor SQL databases and respond to alerts
  • Maintain and troubleshoot Microsoft Enterprise and in house developed business applications
  • Develop automated utilities with shell and SQL scripting
  • Focus on both infrastructure and software aspects of SQL database systems and application maintenance to deliver optimum platform performance and uptime
  • Perform remote software and hardware installations and upgrades of Microsoft SQL server and in-house developed applications
  • Participate as a team member/leader on application, architecture, or technology projects as required; take responsibility for project tasks, make and meet commitments
  • Develop solutions to architectural and operational needs of the business
  • Produce documentation and provide appropriate communications for responsibilities assigned


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • 5+ years of current, professional level experience implementing and maintaining Enterprise wide applications, databases, and servers.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering from an accredited college or university


Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL replication
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies
  • Data Warehouse Administration
  • Experience in performance tuning of large data sets, OLTP, and OLAP databases
  • Experience working with minimal direct supervision; able to self-start and show initiative in completing new tasks without direction
  • Experience in a software development or data science environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Demonstrated initiative to stay abreast of technology advancements
  • Proven analytical and problem resolution skills

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Locations: United States; Texas; Austin

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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