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Sr. Database Adminstrator - 3DH3C in Cheektowaga, NY at M&T Bank

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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Sr. Database Administrator Cheektowaga, NY  
Responsible for all activities related to the administration of a computerized database management system. Provides strategic direction for database implementations within the bank. Provides leadership and direction for more junior team members. Performs day to day troubleshooting and support activities. Develops new databases and implements enhancements to existing databases.
Responsible for the evaluation, installation, maintenance, and support for enterprise class database management systems.
Leads the development of policies, procedures, methodologies, standards, and guidelines pertaining to database administration including, but not limited to, system startup and shutdown, database backup and recovery, data integrity, space management strategies, and security. Reviews database application designs for adherence to these standards.
Effectively uses database utility, monitoring and tuning tools.
Leads the selection of database hardware and software, specifying any additions or upgrades to the database software that may be necessary.
Provides consulting support to application teams that use enterprise class databases.
Is the lead DBA for larger projects
Participates in the evaluation of vendor application packages that use a Database Management System.
Designs the overall strategy for backing up and restoring the database management system and application data in the event of an application failure or catastrophic data center failure. Supervises the implementation of the backup strategy and the testing of Disaster Recovery processes.
Maintains performance and tuning of application and RDMBS systems software; specifies the techniques for monitoring database performance. Identifies and provides resolutions for basic to complex service-related problems and accurately documents outages, anomalies and fixes.
Works with Infrastructure personnel to install and test new versions of or patches to the Database Management System.
Coordinates the efforts of other Database Administrators and supervises and mentors new database administrators on adherence to database standards, procedures and best practices.
Keeps abreast of new database related technology and products.
Minimum Qualifications Required
Bachelor’s degree in Information Services or related discipline.
Six or more years Information Systems experience.
Four or more years Database Administration experience.
Requires a thorough knowledge of the system development life cycle and its interaction with database development.
Technical Skills
Has expert knowledge of one or more database management systems.
Has strong knowledge of physical database design and performance monitoring tools.
Has strong knowledge of the operating system upon which the database is installed.
Has a general understanding of personal desktop computers.
Understands how to use Office Suite products for word processing and spreadsheets.
Other Job Information
Very good business analysis skills and a detailed understanding of one or more subject areas of the bank.
Very good oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively present to the target audience.
Able to work effectively with client personnel in various organizational positions, It managers and staff.
Detail oriented, uses sound judgment and is self motivated.
Excellent analytical, project management and time management skills.
Ability to handle multiple tasks in support of various assignments.
About M&T
At M&T, we understand what's important when you're considering a career change: a company with a solid history of responsible growth and positive earnings. A company committed to the communities it serves, one that rewards performance and provides employees with opportunities to direct their own career paths. M&T is a company with a focus on the future.
M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas.
M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.