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Sr Database Admin - USA (B)
Job ID 17075
Location
USA San Jose
Functional Area
Product Development
Department
ONDEMAND
Employment Category
Full-Time Regular
Education Required
Bachelors Degree
Experience Required
7 - 10 Years
Relocation Provided

Business Runs on IT. IT Runs on BMC Software.

Business runs better when IT runs at its best. That's why more than 20,000 IT organizations – from the Global 100 to the smallest businesses – in over 120 countries rely on BMC Software (NASDAQ: BMC) to manage their business services and applications across distributed, mainframe, virtual and cloud environments. With the leading Business Service Management platform, Cloud Management, and the industry’s broadest choice of IT management solutions, BMC helps customers cut costs, reduce risk and achieve business objectives.

Position Description

We are seeking a Lead DBA to join our On-Demand team, to help build and maintain BMC’s cloud platform and solutions.


About the On-Demand Team


The BMC On-Demand team is a critical group in the design, architecture, configuration, maintenance and availability of our On-Demand product portfolio. We work closely with our product teams, architecture and customers to provide the highest levels of availability, service and customer success. Being nice is a requirement and you will be working in a high-speed and collaborative team.


About the Job



  • Focused on leading our team of Databases Administrators on day to day tasks, architecture and automation of our solutions

  • Work with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 & 2012 & Postgres/MySQL solutions

  • Support OLTP and Data Warehouse applications

  • Work with product teams and make recommendations on SQL & NOSQL technologies

  • Support DR activities of our SQL servers including deployment of “Always On”

  • Work with your peers as a subject matter expert on SQL Server & associated technologies

  • Provide proactive tuning and capacity optimizations of our Remedy databases

  • Drive Automation and compliance efforts of our SQL platform

  • Deliver TDE based data encryption to our clients

  • Work closely with our datacenter partners to ensure our systems are scalable, provide internet scale


Take part in 24/7 on-call rotations



  • 8+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL server

  • Track record of success with automation and compliance of SQL server environments

  • Experience working with physical and virtual SQL servers

  • Familiarity with SQL and noSQL solutions in the market

  • Experience performance tuning of BMC remedy applications or other similar OLTP applications

  • Adept at working with product teams on SQL best practices

  • Experience leading a team of SQL database administrators

  • Good understanding of Security and Security practices

  • Interested in building a Devops Culture

  • Calm under pressure


If you know about the following it’s a plus



  • Other SQL database technologies including Postgres, MYSQL or oracle

  • Experience with NoSQL databases like Hadoop, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.

  • BMC Products including Remedy, BPPM (Patrol), Bladelogic, End User Experience Manager (Coradiant)

  • Knowledge of monitoring technologies including agent, agentless, synthetic and real user

  • Knowledge of EMC VMAX/VNX technologies and SQL server technologies


ITIL Practices & Agile methodologies



  • 8+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL server

  • Track record of success with automation and compliance of SQL server environments

  • Experience working with physical and virtual SQL servers

  • Familiarity with SQL and noSQL solutions in the market

  • Experience performance tuning of BMC remedy applications or other similar OLTP applications

  • Adept at working with product teams on SQL best practices

  • Experience leading a team of SQL database administrators

  • Good understanding of Security and Security practices

  • Interested in building a Devops Culture

  • Calm under pressure

Position Requirements

BMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Attributes


BMC Software, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.

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