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Lead Database Administrator Posted Jul 14
Brandes Investment Partners, LP , San Diego, CA
The DBA Lead is a key technologist with significant technical expertise in designing, installing, configuring, operating, tuning, automating and troubleshooting database technologies. This position will provide oversight and guidance for other members of the database administration team.

Works with minimal supervision and receives general direction from the IT Enterprise Architect. Builds strategies and processes, reviews these and works to get buy-in from the Database Architecture team.
Smooth and efficient installations, configurations, troubleshooting, and maintenance of database systems are included in this role. When they are not installing or maintaining new database systems, this position leads the effort to monitor and optimize their current systems to ensure quality system performance.

The responsibilities of this role would include owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests within SLAs, reviewing 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, responding to database related alerts and escalations and working with Database Architecture to come up with strategic solutions to recurring problems.

This role will collaborate with application and infrastructure teams for adherence to best practices and process standardization.