HD Supply Associate Database Administrator in Waukegan, Illinois

Company Overview:

HD Supply ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations, water infrastructure and residential and non-residential construction sectors. Through approximately 500 locations across 48 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 13,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications:

Job Summary

Responsible for supporting application team members in the maintenance of database technologies by monitoring and maintaining a highly available mission critical environment.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Provides support to application team members in the maintenance of database technologies for both current and future business requirements and high availability where appropriate.

  • Works with senior members of the DBA team to assess and evaluate new and emerging database technologies to find secure, faster, cost effective, and more reliable solutions for existing and proposed systems or processes.

  • Partners with senior members of the DBA team in conjunction with the application and security teams to ensure that database systems and applications meet availability needs, business requirements, and security guidelines. Assists in ensuring processes are well documented and has processes in place for ongoing support and maintenance.

  • Works on assigned projects from development through production following all established standards and processes.

  • Monitors environment for inconsistencies, issues, and opportunities for improvement. Communicates and executes commitments with status updates on a regular basis.

  • Partners with senior DBA team members to ensure standards, directions, and projects involving databases and database servers are completed successfully. Nature and Scope

  • Works in compliance with established procedures and/or protocols. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly defined problems. Demonstrates skill in data analysis, techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in routine research/data.

  • Nature of work requires general supervision; exercises judgment. May be paired with a mentor. Work typically involves regular process checks or review of output by a coworker and/or supervisor.

  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel. Work Environment

  • Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about. Occasionally there may be a requirement to stoop or lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time. Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age

  • Must pass the Drug Test

  • Must pass the Background Check

  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Certification may be required in some areas. Generally 0-2 years of experience in related field OR MS/MA and generally 0-1 year of experience in related field.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details:

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 or more years of dedicated experience in the field of database administration and management.

  • Experience handling maintenance, backup, and recovery issue resolution.

  • Direct experience utilizing SSIS to enable ETL connections from SQL 2012, or later, to other applications is required.

  • Experience in managing SQL connections to Salesforce.com and Sharepoint is a plus.

  • Hands on expereince designing, developing, and optimizing OLAP solutions through SSAS is a plus.

  • Experience managing automated business reporting through SSRS is a plus.



Job ID 2016-20034

Business Unit Facilities Maintenance

Posted Date 11/2/2016

Functional Area Information Technology

Job Locations US - IL - Waukegan

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time