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Database Administrator - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta, GA, US, 30338

APG Headquarters

 

Job ID:  147668

 

Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading supplier of products for North America’s building and landscaping markets. Its products include concrete masonry and hardscapes, packaged cement mixes, packaged lawn and garden products and composite decking products that are sold through a variety of channels.  Oldcastle Architectural is the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands including Belgard Hardscapes, Echelon masonry products, Sakrete bagged dry-mixes, Anchor Wall Systems, MoistureShield composite decking, among others.  With over 165 operating locations and 5,000 employees, Oldcastle Architectural operates across 40 states and 5 Canadian provinces.  Oldcastle Architectural is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a leading global diversified building materials group.

 

Description

 

The Database Administrator’s role is to install, monitor, maintain, and performance tune production databases while ensuring high levels of data availability. This individual is also responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing database policies and procedures to ensure the integrity and availability of databases and their accompanying software.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Strategy & Planning
    • Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with data owners and department managers.
    • Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.

 

  • Acquisition & Deployment
    • Conduct research and make recommendations on database products, services, protocols, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

 

  • Operational Management
    • Install and configure relevant network components to ensure database access as well as database consistency and integrity.
    • Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues.
    • Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.
    • Monitor, optimize, and allocate physical data storage for database systems.
    • Plan and coordinate data migrations between systems.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.
    • Perform database transaction and security audits.
    • Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels.
    • Develop routines for end users to facilitate best practices database use.
    • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team.

 

Position Requirements

 

Formal Education & Certification

 

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science and/or 8+ years equivalent work experience.

 

Knowledge & Experience

 

  • Strong understanding of database structures, theories, principles, and practices.
  • Working technical experience with designing, building, installing, configuring, and supporting database servers, including IBM DB2/I (iSeries), Netezza, SQL Server
  • Hands-on database tuning and troubleshooting experience.
  • Experience with data processing flowcharting techniques.
  • Project management experience.
  • Strong understanding of the organization’s goals and objectives.
  • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

 

Personal Attributes

 

  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong technical documentation skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to conduct research into database issues, standards, and products as required.
  • Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language.
  • Highly self-motivated and directed.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Strong customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

 

Work Conditions

 

  • On-call availability as needed.
  • Sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and other computer components.
  • Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.

 

What CRH Americas Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

About CRH Americas

 

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle Architectural, a CRH company, is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH family!

 

CRH Americas is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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Date Posted:  Jun 24, 2019


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