Microsoft SQL Server - Senior Database Administrator

| Chicago

 

POSITION SUMMARY
The successful candidate is responsible for directly supporting the daily administration of the Microsoft SQL Servers used at bswift Database Management and Data Warehouse environments, as well as the application databases used for EDI, Imports, Infrastructure and other business applications. Will provide technology strategy, direction, management and support to business systems delivery and maintenance. Will also help build bswift next generation platform for operational and Business Intelligence.

Fundamental Components:
- Maintain and implements new databases for various bswift environments as production, Sandbox, QA, UAT, development or performance.
- Monitors capacity and performance for production and non-production databases to ensure they are highly reliable, efficient, cost effective, and provide the required functionality. 
- Seeks opportunities to improve database performance by identifying tuning measures and implementing them when appropriate. 
- Tests upgrades/new releases of database software and related products. Assesses impacts to customers and the database environment. 
- Plays major contributor role in the testing and evaluating of new database products and tools. This includes the determination of their applicability to the database environment. 
- Maintain, enhance, develop and administer complex ETL solutions using MS SQL Server 2016 SSIS packages as well as - Microsoft Analysis Services cubes (including DMVs and dimensions). Ability to write complex DMX queries.
- Construct architecture for hourly/nightly aggregations and summarizations needed in Data Warehouse.
- Provide expertise on decisions and priorities regarding the enterprises overall Data Warehouse architecture.
- Establish methods and procedures for tracking data quality, completeness, redundancy and improvement; and processes for governing the identification, collection and use of corporate metadata to assure metadata is accurate and valid in the business intelligence environments.
- Provides input to the process of integrating vendor application software into the bswift infrastructure. 
- Provides database problem resolution support, including off-hours coverage, based on required business service levels.
- Provides transfer of knowledge and skills to other team members, application areas, and business customers.
- Actively participate in day-to-day interactions with various cross-functional teams of developers, DBAs and associate product managers. 
- Evaluate and implement products and implement best-practices to enhance bswift Database Management and Data Warehouse solutions.

BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE desired:
10+ years of experience developing, maintaining and administering Microsoft SQL Server databases.
5+ years of experience with other Microsoft SQL Server products (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS) as well as BI concepts.
5+ years of experience with Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse / ETL products.

EDUCATION
The highest level of education desired for candidates in this position is a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATION
Aetna is about more than just doing a job. This is our opportunity to re-shape healthcare for America and across the globe. We are developing solutions to improve the quality and affordability of healthcare. What we do will benefit generations to come.

We care about each other, our customers and our communities. We are inspired to make a difference, and we are committed to integrity and excellence.

Together we will empower people to live healthier lives.

Aetna is an equal opportunity & affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of personal characteristics or status. We take affirmative action to recruit, select and develop women, people of color, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We are a company built on excellence. We have a culture that values growth, achievement and diversity and a workplace where your voice can be heard.

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Location

10 S Riverside Plaza, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60606

What are bswift Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
A flexible spending account lets you set aside pretax dollars to help pay for certain types of health care and/or dependent care expenses.
Dental Benefits
Choose between a dental maintenance organization plan and preferred provider organization plan. Both cover certain preventive care services at 100%. They also offer coverage for basic services.
Vision Benefits
You can enroll in a separate vision plan. It covers eyeglasses and contact lenses. Preventive vision exams are covered through the Aetna medical plan.
Health Insurance Benefits
You can choose from three types of medical plans: a health savings account, a health reimbursement arrangement or a hybrid health plan. Certain preventive care services are covered at 100 percent when
Life Insurance
All employees get term life insurance and business travel accident insurance at no added cost. You have the option to buy: Supplemental term life insurance Accidental death and personal loss insura
Wellness Programs
Our employee wellness program offers services such as wellness campaigns, weight-management programs and educational seminars.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
You can save a percentage of your pay in the 401(k) plan, on a pretax and/or Roth after-tax basis. You may participate in the 401(k) plan immediately following your hire.
401(K) Matching
We match a portion of your contribution. You can invest your contributions among various options offered in the plan.
Company Equity
You can purchase Aetna stock at a discount through a payroll deduction. In order to participate, eligible employees must enroll during the enrollment period announced by Aetna.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
During your first 3 years at Aetna, you receive the equivalent of 18 days off per year. The longer you work at Aetna, the more time you accrue per month.
Paid Volunteer Time
One of our values is to improve the quality of life in communities through employee volunteerism.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
We encourage professional development. That's why we provide financial support for continuing education. This program covers a portion of tuition and registration fees for a college course.

Additional Perks + Benefits

The following programs, activities, and amenities are available to employees at bswift: complimentary fresh fruit, on-site flu shots, massages during open enrollment season, walking treadmill desk, foosball and ping-pong tables, casual attire, zen room for relaxation and nursing mothers, full week of employee appreciation, and proximity to public transportation • Healthy lifestyle incentive programs - This incentive program is offered to all eligible employees. You can earn up to $500 for healthy eating, physical activity and other healthy behaviors. Family members can also earn incentives • During your first 3 years at bswift, you receive the equivalent of 18 days off per year. The longer you work at bswift, the more time you accrue per month. Company holidays, jury duty, military leave, bereavement and community service time are in addition to your paid time off • You can purchase company stock at a discount through a payroll deduction.

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