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Database Administrator II

Kansas City, KS 66160-7220

Posted: 08/21/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Database Technologies Job Number: 12769

Job Description

Adaptive Solutions Group is a premier provider of information technology personnel. We provide a variety of technical professionals available for contract, contract to hire, or direct placement positions to companies in and around the Kansas City, St. Louis, and Denver Areas.


We are currently looking for a Database Administrator II to join our team.


Duties / Responsibilities
  • Own, track and resolve database related incidents and requests.
  • Fulfill requests and resolve incidents within SLAs.
  • Review service-related reports (e.g: database backups, maintenance, monitoring) on a daily basis to ensure service-related issues are identified and resolved within established SLAs.
  • Respond to database related alerts and escalations and work with database engineering to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems.
  • Coaches and mentor new associates.
  • Assists with Environment planning and management.
  • Participates in installations, tests, and implementations of system hardware, software, maintenance releases, and utilities.
  • Participate in timely resolution of all database technical questions, analysis, problems, incidents, requests, and on-call.
  • Monitors database alerts, replication, resource utilization, and system integrity.
  • Analyzes database failures and identifies corrective action.
  • Analyzes system performance to ensure it is meeting availability and performance objectives.
  • Audits application, database, operating system, and HA logs.
  • Performs and monitors database backups.
  • Participates in Disaster Recovery and High Availability events.
  • Performs planned Disaster Recovery Plan tests and database restores.
  • Performs implementation of projects and configuration changes.
  • Performs application testing and validation. 
  • Evaluates Upgrade and Update Release Notes.
  • Performs application upgrades and updates.
  • Monitors SLAs including, backup, uptime, and recoverability objectives.
  • Ensures compliance with Database licensing.
  • Proactively manages all aspects of the responsibilities listed above.
  • Performs other responsibilities as needed.


Required Qualifications
  • Eight (8) years of Database Administrator experience with SQL 2012, SQL 2014 and SQL 2016 in a production environment, or Epic Intersystems Cache Database server
  • Database Administration experience such as SQL or Intersystems Cache Database server.
  • Experience with AIX and Windows server platform.
  • Competent in the areas of critical thinking, interpersonal relationships, and technical skills.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies, tools or systems
  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and varying workload.
  • Listens well, shows a positive attitude
  • Demonstrates self-awareness and gathers thoughts before speaking.
  • Ability to remain calm and positive under high stress situations.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in:  Computer Science or related field.
  • One of the following: Certification on SQL Server or Cache database technology.
  • Experience in hospital or Healthcare environment.
  • SQL Business Intelligence, SQL Analysis Services, SQL Reporting or Integration Services, SQL Always On technologies.
  • SAP Business Objects.
  • Familiarity with Data-warehousing concepts.
  • Experience with UNIX, AIX or Linux OS.
  • EPIC Chronicles.


Adaptive Solutions Group offers a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, dental, STD/LTD, life insurance coverage, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

Adaptive Solutions Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Job Requirements

SQL 2012, SQL 2014, SQL 2016, Epic Intersystems Cache Database Server, AIX

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Krystal Dozier

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