1+ months

Database Administrator

Arlington, TX 76015
*D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,*was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.


*D.R. Horton, Inc.*is currently looking for an _*Database Administrator*_in the IT Department. A Database Administrator is responsible to keep the database up and running smoothly 24/7. The goal is to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.

*Essential Duties and Responsibilities*include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

* Oversee and perform the daily monitoring and analysis of databases and database servers to ensure the continuance of operations
* Manage and perform database performance analysis and tuning to ensure optimal system performance. Major areas of support in this area will include sizing, throughput, scalability, and dependability
* Ensure the security of databases
* Perform and oversee regular backups of all databases and database servers
* Perform and guide restorations of backups in case of system failure or data loss
* Review and oversee all changes to existing production databases to ensure that such changes do not negatively impact database performance or reliability
* Work with software developers to design and implement new database schemas, stored procedures, user defined functions, data transformation service packages, scheduled jobs, etc.
* Oversee and promote database changes through software development lifecycle process
* Ensure the pre-defined development standards for naming conventions, user interface, etc. are followed
* Work with users to determine requirements and design for systems
* Estimate time and materials needed to create new or modify existing databases
* Manage the process to migrate data from existing databases to new databases or between database environments
* Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company



*Education and/or Experience*

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field from four-year college or university
* Five to seven years of experience as a Production SQL Server DBA and Database Architect for very large databases (over 50GB of data in a single database)
* Minimum seven years of T-SQL experience
* Proficient with Windows PowerShell or similar scripting language
* Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
* Good communication and documentation skills
* Proficiency with MS Office and email

*Preferred Qualifications*

* Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) is preferred
* Strong communication skills
* Ability to multi-task and attention to detail

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

* Medical, Vision and Dental
* 401(K)
* Employee Stock Purchase Plan
* Flex Spending Accounts
* Life Insurance
* Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

*/Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, Americas Builder. #WeBuildPeople2/*

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**Job:** **Information Technology*

**Organization:** **Corporate*


**Title:** *Database Administrator*

**Location:** *TX-Arlington*

**Requisition ID:** *2107082*
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Industry

  • Residential
Posted: 2021-10-27 Expires: 2022-01-26

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