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Database Administrator

Database Administrator

Company 
Title Source, Inc.
Location 
US-MI-Detroit

Opportunity Details

Who We Are

Title Source is one of the largest providers of title insurance, property valuations and settlement services in the nation. The company is an authorized agent of the highest-rated title insurers in the industry, and its solutions power many of the nation’s largest residential lending institutions. Title Source is a preferred provider to five of the top 20 Fortune 100 companies and many of the largest residential mortgage lenders. The company is based in Detroit and retains regional operating centers in Ohio, California, Pennsylvania and Texas.

What You'll Do/Need

The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for building database systems that are high-quality, scalable and high-performance to meet the demands of our rapidly growing and ever-changing environment. The DBA uses repeatable practices to ensure data availability, integrity and security. The DBA will interact with developers, business analysts, network and SAN engineers, and other teams involved in project planning, development and testing. If you’re the type of person who keeps your skills sharp, is constantly reading about new technology and participates in online communities for database administrators, then you might just be who we’re looking for.

Responsibilities

 

  • Proactively monitor and optimize the performance of the database servers
  • Handle database maintenance tasks, including backups/restores, updating statistics, rebuilding indexes, etc.
  • Work with data warehouse engineers to help map data in our production databases to our data warehouse
  • Maintain system security and data integrity
  • Install, upgrade and patch the database servers
  • Work with systems engineers to ensure optimal hardware and storage subsystems
  • Develop, manage and maintain a strong disaster recovery and high-availability plan
  • Participate in code and design reviews
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and production code pushes after regular business hours

Requirements

  • Experience with SQL server 2005/2008/2012, T-SQL coding and SQL server 2012 database administration
  • Experience with SQL server integration services
  • Advanced performance tuning experience
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to share information on best practices in order to help develop others
  • Ability to generate new ideas and execute on solutions
  • Tendency to seek feedback and act on it
  • Ability to seek out new challenges and growth opportunities
  • Experience in data warehouse concepts, ETL and experience in adding new elements

 

What’ll Make You Special

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
  • Programming experience (e.g., VBScript, .NET)
  • Experience with Azure Management platform
  • Experience leading small project teams
  • Experience mentoring others

What You'll Get

  • Excellent benefits package that includes a 401(k) match, medical/dental/vision, and much more
  • Opportunities to participate in professional and personal development programs, including personal empowerment coaching, leadership training and ongoing personal growth training
  • Other incentives, contests and rewards including trips, event tickets, cash prizes and more 

 

Why We’re Different

 

Meet the anti-corporate culture of Title Source, where there's no daunting hierarchy, "boss" is a four-letter word, and if you work hard you're the one who'll reap the rewards, both personally and professionally. More than any other place you'll work, we’re dedicated to honing your skills, helping you grow and making sure you have plenty of fun while you’re at it.

 

Title Source is an equal-opportunity employer.