Akerman LLP, a top 100 U.S. law firm serving clients across the Americas, is seeking a SQL Database Administrator for its National Information Technology Department. The location for this position is flexible.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
Strong command of MS SQL and MS SQL server tools
Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
Strong command of SSAS, SSIS, SSRS
Strong experience with MS SQL Server licensing and SQL Server architecture
Extensive knowledge of various clustering strategies (CrossBox and Always on Availability Groups.
Extensive knowledge of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery in relation to high availability and failover for SQL server clusters
Experience with troubleshooting, good technical writing, documentation and application installation and configuration experience are also desired.
Experience with report development
Manage extensive SQL Server environment
Configure and maintain database servers and processes
Ensure high levels of performance, availability, sustainability and security
Analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time
Provide suggestions for solutions
Refine and automate regular processes, track issues, and document changes
Assist developers with query tuning and schema refinement
Provide 24x7 support for critical production systems
Perform scheduled maintenance and support release deployment activities after hours
Demonstrate excellent multi-tasking abilities, setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
Ability to work independently and as a team member.
S/he must treat all office matters with strict confidence.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum of 5 years of experience managing a large SQL environment
Experience in a law firm environment a plus
Experience with cloud services a plus
We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Please click here submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements. EOE
About Akerman LLP
Akerman LLP is a leading transactions and trial law firm known for its core strengths in middle market M&A, within the financial services and real estate sectors, and for a diverse Latin America practice. With more than 700 lawyers and government affairs professionals and a network of 24 offices, we are ranked among the top 100 law firms in the United States by The American Lawyer (2017). Akerman also is ranked among the top 100 law firms for diversity in The American Lawyer’s Diversity Scorecard (2017).