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Sr. Database Administrator
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Sr. Database Administrator
Date Posted:  12/7/2021
Job ID:  Job #3804
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Location: PlanoTexas
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We are hiring for a Sr. Database Administrator for a cutting-edge financial platforms to provide growth and solutions for a top nationally known home mortgage lender. If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!

STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Calabasas and more.


  • Implement high performance physical database environment for high availability and disaster recovery
  • Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
  • Implement data partitioning and database tuning to enable data warehouse scale to 1 million loans (capacity planning)
  • Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges)
  • Work as part of a team and provide 7×24 supports when required
  • Coordinate and manage data services nightly jobs with IT infrastructure, Finance, Servicing, and CLG
  • Work on projects as needed (eg: design and configure high performance SQL Server farm)
  • Support in trouble shooting, server performance issues and setting up new databases
  • Setup and maintain documentation and standard.


  • Ability to perform DBA tasks including backups, setting up access policy, data migrations, ETL operations, troubleshooting, data partitioning, replication, clustering, mirroring, and performance optimization
  • Experience with database optimization and performance tuning
  • Programming experience with emphasis on designing complex SQL queries and business components 
  • Experience in the physical and logical design of database architecture and exposure to building dimensional data models
  • Exposed to SOX audit
  • Experience with Linux operating system is a big plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication ability
  • Must be highly proficient in Excel and Word
  • Must be a team player with strong attention to detail and able to work independently
  • Proven track record at delivering timely and accurate information in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving, mathematical skills and sound judgment
  • Financial Services and, if possible, mortgage industry experience preferred
  • Strong business acumen and ability to interface with executive management