Database Administrator

Vista Outdoor
Remote friendly

Job Description

We are looking for a Database Administrator to join our Outdoor Products team. In this role, you will be responsible for maintaining and installing databases while keeping security, performance, reliability, and uptime a priority.  You will advise management on new solutions, process improvements, and finding new technologies to further improve our level of service.  This position engages in architecture definition, assists with budgets and vendor management, planning, technology direction, project management as well as mentoring of team members.  We will look to you to maintain keen awareness of advanced technologies and incorporate these in our designs as appropriate.  

This position reports to the Director, IT Infrastructure and allows you the flexibility to work from your home office or can be based out of one of our many locations around the US.    


As the Database Administrator, you will have an opportunity to:  

  • Works closely with clients and partners to capture business requirements and project scope; setting team’s priorities and deliverables to best serve the overall business’s objectives. 

  • Design, install, test, secure, and maintain databases and related applications.  

  • Patch and upgrade database management system software versions. 

  • Upgrade/downgrade software editions.  

  • Perform database backup and recovery.  

  • Manage database access.  

  • Audit and Monitor server resource usage.  

  • Audit and Monitor database activity.  

  • Develop technology roadmaps.  

  • Perform troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose problems.

  • Analyze and resolve server and database performance issues.  

  • Solve complex problems with many variables.  

  • Report system status to key stakeholders.  

  • Provide written project scope and updates on key projects to management.  

  • Facilitate internal and external audits and provides supporting documentation as required.

  • Lead and support continuous improvement opportunities.


You have: 

  • 3-5 years of experience designing and supporting SQL Server systems (all versions).  

  • Expertise in Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) project deployment and migration (.ispac extension).  

  • Troubleshooting, diagnosing and solving SSIS package execution and data transmission issues. 

  • Configuring SQL Server Agent jobs and scheduling SSIS packages. 

  • Securely configuring SQL Server and database connectivity and access. 

  • Knowledge of scripting languages, server and database software, and operating systems (PowerShell, T-SQL SQL, and CMD Python, Bash, MySQL, Oracle, VMWare, Windows Server, Linux, Azure). 

  • In-depth knowledge of backup/recovery and replication technologies/strategy. 

  • Fluency with system performance monitoring and system management tools as well as the principles and best practices of effective system management in a global enterprise.  

  • Demonstrated experience presenting requirements along with cost-benefit and impact analysis to business and technical audiences. 

  • Ability to plan, organize, and document complex system design activities and configure systems to be consistent with institutional policies/procedures. 

  • Experience (5+ years) with Enterprise Change Management and ITIL. 


Pay Range:

$68,400.00 - $102,600.00

The actual annual salary offered to a candidate will be based on variables including experience, geographic location, education, and skills/achievements, and will be mutually agreed upon at the time of offer.

We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including: medical and dental, vision, disability and life insurance, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement, gear discounts and the ability to add value to an exciting mission!

Our Postings are not intended for distribution to or use in any jurisdiction, country or territory where such distribution or use would violate local law or would subject us to any regulations in another jurisdiction, country or territory. We reserve the right to limit our Postings in any jurisdiction, country or territory.

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