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Sr. Database Administrator
Ref No.: 17-03964
Location: BalaCynwyd, Pennsylvania
NTT DATA Services is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner with 130,000 professionals based in over 50 countries. NTT DATA recently acquired Dell Services. NTT DATA Services emphasizes long-term commitment and combines global reach and local intimacy to provide premier professional services, including consulting, application services, business process, IT outsourcing, and cloud-based solutions. We are a part of NTT Group, one of the world's largest technology services companies, generating more than $100 billion in annual revenues and partner to 80% of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn how our consultants, projects, managed services, and outsourcing engagements deliver value for a wide range of businesses and government agencies.

Job Summary:

Responsible for physical databases on specific database technologies; designs and implements back-up, recovery, archiving and conversion strategies. Also, responsible for the performance, availability, integrity, and disaster recovery of all databases and database systems.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Maintains data in all production and non-production databases and replication servers.
  • Manages database distribution, security, and access requirements.
  • Designs and develops logical and physical layers of various databases.
  • Handles testing, reporting, back-up and restores.
  • Provides technical assistance and mentoring for staff for developing conceptual and logical database design and the physical database.
  • Utilizes logical model to ensure efficient and reliable database performance.
  • Complies with proper internal controls as necessary to conduct job functions and/or carry out responsibilities and/or administrative activities at the Company.
  • Establishes and builds strong working relations and partnerships with Business Units and Senior Management.
  • Enforce IT database standards, guidelines and operational policies and procedures.
  • Perform database software patches and upgrades.
  • Performs special projects and other duties as may be assigned.

Degree / Licenses and Professional Certifications:
  • Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) preferred.
  • Bachelor's degree required.

  • 7+ years database administrator experience with MS SQL Server.
  • Some experience with other DBMS systems: Oracle, DB2, MySQL, Mongo

  • Knowledge of organizational politics and political tactics; ability to effectively navigate formal and informal communication and decision-making channels.
  • Knowledge, insight, and understanding of business concepts and processes that are needed for making sound decisions in the context of the company's business; ability to apply this knowledge appropriately to diverse situations.
  • Knowledge of relational DBMS concepts, ETL processing concepts, database security
  • Knowledge of data warehouse concepts and design
  • Knowledge of Audit procedures and SOX compliance
  • Job scheduling concepts Skills
  • Microsoft SQL Server versions 2008 R2, 2012, 2014, 2016
  • SQL Server job agent
  • SQL Server replication
  • SQL 2016 Always On feature (availability groups)
  • SQL 2016 Always Encrypted feature
  • SQL Server security
  • Active Directory groups
  • Familiarity with COGNOS, Informatica, FTP, PowerShell
  • Cloud database support experience
  • TSQL code experience
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Strong customer service orientation toward Business Units requiring financial consultation (responsive, consultative, collaborative and accurate).
  • Strong project management skills: Plan, organize, monitor, and control projects, ensuring efficient utilization of resources, to achieve project objectives and deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship building skills: able to work with a variety of people and groups in a constructive and collaborative manner.
  • Strong analytical ability with the capability to determine the root cause of problems and issues and provide solutions.
  • Strategic thinking; Applies organizational acumen to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization.
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Ability to juggle multiple, competing, frequently changing time-sensitive deadlines and priorities
  • Ability to work independently and without supervision.
  • Ability to work and lead effectively as part of a team.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law. To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.