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Database Administrator - MS SQL Server
Location: Delhi NCR, India
Required Skills:

We have been retained by a global auto parts distribution company based in the USA to recruit Reporting Analyst for their software development centre in New Delhi.  

Job Description:

This position has responsibility for database development and day-to-day database operations. It is convenient to break detailed duties up into three parts to address the main job functions and requirements.

General Requirements

- Studies and understands business needs

- Communicates architecture to business and management

- Participates in business development as advisor

- Understands technology limitations/features and sets expectations

- Research and development of new database software releases/migrations

- Prepares, oversees and coordinates database and application designs

- Inspects database solutions

- Acts as enterprise consultant and data/database SME

- Advises development group on project resources and estimates

- Communicates architecture to development group

- Create and enforce database development standards and processes

- Create and enforce architectural standards

- Create and enforce design standards

- Owns logical and physical data models

- Owns enterprise data dictionary

- Owns and defines metadata

- Ensure consistency across implementations

- Defines data archive/purge standards

Administrator's Functions:

- Establish the needs of users and monitor user access and security

- Monitor performance and manage system parameters to provide fast query responses to users

- Find improvements and efficiencies in application database access performance, and review with code developers

- Consider both back end data organization and front end accessibility for end users

- Install and test new versions of the database management system (DBMS)

- Control access permissions and privileges

- Maintain data standards

- Develop, manage and test backup and recovery plans

- Plan for future capacity needs

- Work closely with IT project managers and web developers

- Communicate regularly with technical, applications and operational staff to ensure database integrity and security

Development Functions

- Provide development of database objects – tables, views, stored procedures, user defined functions, indexes and triggers in coordination with web code development

- Ensure database security to help prevent SQL injection attacks

- Develop new reports using SQL Server Reporting Services and design database structures to be efficiently queried

- Continually check index performance and adjust accordingly

- Advise/assist developers when direct database interaction is necessary to support application user needs

Experience: at least 4 years of SQL Server experience

Very good communication skills

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