• Senior Database Administrator

    Job Locations US-RI-Smithfield
    Req No.
    NHPRI Department
    600 - Information Systems
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Senior Database Administrator will be responsible for the installation, implementation, configuration, maintenance, security, integrity and performance of critical Microsoft SQL Server systems, to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


    • Operate and manage multiple 24x7 Microsoft SQL servers.
    • Ensure all database servers are backed up in a way that meets the business’s Recovery Point Objectives (RPO)
    • Test backups to ensure meeting the business’ Recovery Time Objectives (RTO)
    • Troubleshoot SQL Server issues as they occur, including after-hours and weekends. Regularly maintain and troubleshoot databases, work effectively with other team members to identify and address problems
    • Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms
    • Install and configure new SQL Servers
    • Deploy applications or scripts from developers or provided by third party vendors
    • When performance issues arise, determine the most effective way to increase performance including hardware purchases, server configuration changes or index/query changes
    • Document the company’s server and database environment and write detailed design or process specifications documents
    • On-call troubleshooting of production SQL Server environment.
    • Monitor databases, manage backups and recovery, and performance tuning for all databases
    • Extracts, transforms and loads data from disparate data sets to ensure the effective and efficient storage, retrieval, customization and archiving of data
    • Develop database schema, stored procedures, functions and scripts
    • Perform data analysis and data design to support business and performance requirements
    • Assist with the establishment and enforcement of database and data integration standards and guidelines in order to ensure data integrity
    • Trains new Database Administrators and acts as first level of support on issues
    • Engineer best practices and processes to ensure the best possible solution and delivery timelines
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Corporate Compliance Responsibility - As an essential function, responsible for complying with Neighborhood’s Corporate Compliance Program, Standards of Business Conduct, applicable contracts, laws, rules and regulations, policies and procedures as it applies to individual job duties, the department, and  the Company. This position must exercise due diligence to prevent, detect and report unlawful and/or unethical conduct by fellow co-workers, professional affiliates and/or agents



    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in SQL Server architecture and Production Support.
    • Experience with SQL Server 2014 – 2017 in a data warehouse environment.
    • Experience using third party tools and DBA scripts to monitor, troubleshoot and resolve performance issues.  
    • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Detailed knowledge of SQL Server and Windows security.
    • Experience and knowledge of T-SQL, PowerShell, Scripting languages, SSIS, replication, log shipping, query store.
    • Proven ability to plan and implement sophisticated Disaster Recovery strategies.
    • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
    • In depth knowledge of backing up, restoring, and moving of SQL databases
    • Strong communication skills (written/verbal)
    • Self-motivated, able to work independently as well as collaboratively.
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Availability for on-call support off hours and weekends


    • Experience in a health care environment

           Core Company-Wide Competencies:

    • Communicate Effectively
    • Respect Others & Value Diversity
    • Analyze Issues & Solve Problems
    • Drive for Customer Success
    • Manage Performance, Productivity & Results
    • Develop Flexibility & Achieve Change

           Job Specific Competencies:

    • Collaborate & Foster Teamwork
    • Attend to Detail & Improve Quality
    • Plan & Organize
    • Exercise Sound Judgement & Decision Making

           Flexible Work Arrangement:

    • Yes

           Telecommuting Arrangement:

    • No 

           Travel Expectations:

    • Minimal local travel required


    Neighborhood is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected basis.


    Neighborhood is committed to ensuring individuals with disabilities and/or those who have special needs participate in the workforce and are afforded equal opportunity to apply for jobs. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our Website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact us at recruiting@nhpri.org.


    Neighborhood is an EOE M/F/D/V and an E-Verify Employer


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