Friday, August 1, 2014

Lead Database Administrator @ Thomson Reuters Hyderabad _ 1 Aug 2014

Job description

Position Overview:
The Certification Platforms Database Administrator is responsible for SQL database design, development and architectural decisions to support the Checkpoint Learning platform. 

Essential responsibilities –
 Proactively monitor database instances, troubleshoot database and application problems and assist with development
Administer database servers, tuning and support SQL related application development.
Develop SSIS packages and SSRS reports
 Work independently and with other development team members and project managers to understand requirements for new application development and improvements to existing application. 
 Identifies and promotes best practices, standard and change management for technical staff.
 Support stored procedures and SQL query system problems.
 Implement processes to ensure high availability, high security and high performance.
Required Skills
7+ years experience in SQL database design, data modeling, administration, maintenance, and documentation of RDBMS, MDDBMS databases.
7+ years experience in SQL database administration, design, maintenance and documentation of enterprise wide relational databases.  
 Extensive hands on experience in performance tuning and troubleshooting of large/complex SQL database servers, SSIS and SSRS
Extensive experience with SQL 2008 and 2012 development for enterprise level applications.
 Experience with Microsoft Team Foundation Server or other source code managers
Experience with making business decisions about technology issues
Excellent verbal, written, time management and organizational skills
Ability to multi-task and establish priorities
 Strong estimating and risk assessment skills
 Demonstrated ability to collaborate and negotiate with others
 Must be detail oriented, a self-starter, a strong team player
 Experience working within a formalized software development lifecycle

We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Desired Skills and Experience

Education –
Bachelors’ degree in a computer/technology discipline.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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