• Senior SQL Database Administrator

    Job ID
    7031 Commerce Circle
    Baton Rouge
  • Overview and Responsibilities

    The Senior SQL DBA will be a part of the Database team within the Information Technology Department for a high-growth consumer finance company with 200+ branch offices. The ideal candidate will play an integral role in the implementation of MS SQL development, acceptance, and production environment, working closely with multiple infrastructure teams. Ongoing production support of existing databases is the primary role. The SQL DBA will provide Microsoft SQL Server Database Administration support for various SQL Server database environments including Critical applications. Key responsibilities are as follows:


    • Troubleshoot and resolve database integrity issues, performance issues, blocking and deadlocking issues, replication issues, log shipping issues, connectivity issues, and security issues
    • Archiving, performance tuning
    • Assist in performance and load testing activities
    • Disaster recovery planning and support
    • Open and manage SQL support tickets with Microsoft
    • Develop and maintain best practice policies, procedures, standards and system level documentation related to the Production, Disaster Recovery and Staging environments
    • Develop and maintain best practice policies, procedures, standards and system level documentation for database security
    • Perform database maintenance functions including moves, rebuilds, backups and restores
    • Develop and utilize database administration tools, utilities, scripts, reports and operational procedures


    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or relevant work experience
    • 7-10 years IT operation experience with strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices
    • Experience running SQL in a virtualized environment
    • Practical experience with the installation, maintenance, and upgrades of SQL Server
    • Practical experience with data migration and data replication tools, technologies, and strategies
    • SQL Management Studio, SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, and Integration Services
    • Knowledge of reporting and query tools and practices
    • Knowledge of conceptual, logical and physical database design
    • Experience with OLAP and OLTP
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment Experience with server-client computing and relational database environments


    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including: 

    • Health/Dental/Vision
    • Paid Vacation
    • 401 (K) and employer match
    • Company provided Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

    Additional benefits with Republic include:

    • Regular drawings for LSU and Saints tickets
    • Employee of the Month Program
    • Philanthropic support for charities such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Cancer Society
    • Beautiful offices with a friendly team environment

    Republic Finance, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits. Republic Finance, LLC maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.  


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