• Junior SQL Database Administrator

    Nexxt Wayne, PA 19087

    Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree

    Job #2188036149

  • Nexxt, Inc., a leading technology company in the talent solutions field with over 100 million job seekers across the US, is actively seeking a Junior SQL Database Administrator. We are expanding our dynamic team with responsible, motivated people who value excellence in their work. We are based out of Wayne, PA and are considering candidates with the ability to work in the office.  We are currently working in a hybrid model, primarily remotely. 

    As a Junior SQL Database Administrator, you’ll enjoy a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and an exciting, supportive culture. The Junior SQL Database Administrator is responsible for assisting in the support of the SQL Server environment at Nexxt.  An individual in this position will collaborate with a team of Infrastructure Engineers and Database Developers daily, improving database systems and processes. A few core areas an individual in this role will support include Instance and Database configuration, backup and recovery, query performance and process automation.

    Responsibilities:

    • Assist in the day-to-day maintenance of the SQL environment
    • Provide production support
    • Perform root-cause analysis to document production issues and their resolutions
    • Research and implement industry-proven techniques to accomplish goals
    • Proactively identify areas of opportunity in the SQL environment and develop solutions to address them
    • Develop and maintain documentation and standards
    • Participate in the on-call / after-hours support schedule

    Quality Candidates will possess the following skills and traits:

    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
    • Willingness to learn from others
    • Exceptional work ethic with a strong sense of ownership to one’s responsibilities and deliverables
    • High attention to detail
    • Willingness to ask questions to further understand problems and resolutions
    • Previous experience with installing, upgrading, and patching SQL Server
    • Working knowledge of SQL Server Agent Jobs

    Exceptional Candidates will also possess:

    • Ability to read, write, and comprehend complex T-SQL queries and Stored Procedures
    • Experience working with large databases (100+ million records)
    • Experience working with Windows Clusters and SQL Server Always On Availability Groups
    • Experience working with and managing a multi-instance environment with 24/7 up-time
    • Experience with Transactional Replication

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or related area
    • 1-2 years of first-hand experience working with SQL Server in a Production environment

    Benefits:

    Great compensation and benefits! Our package includes Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k) and Paid Time Off (PTO). In addition to salary, we offer a generous corporate bonus plan.

    Nexxt is a high-energy, fast-paced, team-oriented company, voted Best Places to Work multiple years. Nexxt is headquartered in the lively Philadelphia suburb of Wayne, PA, adjacent to King of Prussia, PA.