Sunday , November 28 2021

Alaska Airlines Internship – Principal Database Administrator

Website Alaska Airlines

Job Description:

The Principal Database Administrator is the sole subject matter expert in Microsoft SQL server and other database technologies. As an individual contributor, this role defines long-term strategy for SQL database platforms and exercises considerable latitude and initiative to solve complex problems and ensures the company’s database platforms are safe, secure, and cost effective.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Act as a subject matter expert and enterprise technology thought leader on Microsoft SQL platforms, including SQL Server Reporting Services and Cloud database platforms.
  • Define the long-term strategy for MS SQL platforms and their implementation.
  • Influence operations and development teams to ensure new capabilities are adopted and operationalized.
  • Closely partner with different groups within IT as well as business customers in order to clearly understand their requirements, implement technology solutions, and own the resulting systems.
  • Lead cross divisional enterprise infrastructure projects related to database platforms.
  • Research, develop, and communicate system roadmaps, opportunities and constraints to IT, as well as the Company.
  • Coordinate and collaborate with Enterprise Architecture, ensuring our forward-looking strategies and roadmaps align.
  • Train and mentor department and team members.
  • Represent the team and manager at division, business and project meetings.

Job Requirements:

  • In-depth knowledge of the following:
  • Datacenter server operating systems Windows, UNIX, and Linux
  • Database platforms MS SQL Server and Reporting Services
  • Cloud Database platforms including Azure Cosmos, SQL, and Synapse
  • Database replication and backup/restore techniques.
  • SQL performance tuning & diagnostics.
  • Experience:
  • Leveraging new technologies to improve process, reduce support, and/or lower costs.
  • Designing and implementing enterprise systems utilizing such platforms as Windows Server, UNIX, Linux, Virtualization, Cloud, Active Directory, etc.
  • Utilizing scripting tools i.e. Shell, VBScript, JavaScript, and PowerShell.
  • Knowledge of networking concepts (e.g., advanced networking, switching, and routing) and backup

Qualification & Experience:

  • 7 years of experience in IT, with at least 5 years of professional experience with MS SQL and 2 years supporting cloud-based database platforms
  • Bachelor’s degree with a focus in computer science, information technology or a related study, or an additional two years of relevant training/experience in lieu of this degree.

Job Details:

Company: Alaska Airlines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tacoma, WA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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