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Responsible for providing engineering, design, support, and maintenance of foundation database technology and architectures in all environments. Provide data warehouse development and operational support. Design, install, and maintain production databases. Support development environment and help/mentor developers on SQL related issues. May perform some SQL development.-Collaborate across multiple teams to research, architect, engineer and configure complex database solutions to specified requirements in support of global, business critical systems-Provide tier-3 support, including database design, backup, restore, monitoring & troubleshooting.-Triage, investigate, and resolve complex system issues and incidents escalated from lower support tiers.-Provide SQL development and coding for data integrations.-Document database designs, solutions, configurations, and teach/mentor other support tiers, team members and vendors including onboarding and knowledge transfer.-Coordinate and oversee the assignments, delivery, and quality of other database administrators.-Continuously improve system and database performance, automation, operations and processes.
-Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of experience preferred.-Highly proficient in all versions of SQL Server and related operational tasks.-Skilled with Microsoft operating systems, system management tools and networking.-Well-versed in personal computers and in computer technology as a whole.-T-SQL programing – Expert level knowledge/experience-Understanding of Hardware – Intermediate level knowledge/experience-Advanced/Expert Knowledge and experience with complex Data warehouse technologyAs part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.