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Senior Database Administrator

posted November 16, 2019

Hilton Grand Vacations - Corporate Office - MetroCenter
Orlando, FL

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Job Description
Senior Database Administrator 
This position will be responsible for providing support for production, development and test database systems for our core business software as well as leadership to other DBAs . It will involve interfacing with the Architecture and development teams in the development of database solutions for HGV’s business. .  It will also include the design of databases, tables, etc. This position needs to be able to understand the needs of business along with the technical tools to achieve the department’s goals.  In general, the Senior SQL database administrator role will consist of architecting, implementing and supporting the latest features of SQL Server while providing leadership and guidance to the team.
  • Provides support for production, development, and test enterprise database systems.
  • Engineers and Implement database best practices with respect to organization, access methods and documentation.
  • Analyze application database performance and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance.
  • Follows best practices to ensure application database security. Perform regular reviews of database security and adjusts           accordingly to ensure access and modification only by authorized users and/or applications.
  • Implement procedures to ensure database tuning, capacity and future capacity planning.
  • Develop and apply procedures for regular database backup; inclusive of method and backup frequency.
  • Through regular monitoring and implementation of effective procedure, ensure complete backup and restore capabilities for database systems.
  • Provide technical assistance and mentorship to existing DBAs
  • Maintain database replication and automation tools.
  • Proactively identifies areas of degraded service levels, recommends improvements and implements fixes to stabilize and optimize database systems.
  • Participates in evaluation and implementation of new and major enhancements of critical business applications.
  • Provide 24x7 on-call support. Works to resolve outages that may occur and performing root cause analysis post outage.
  • Proactively seeks out educational opportunities to ensure long term growth for this position. Stay abreast of current and future industry trends in regards to database management technologies and application tool sets
What are we looking for?
Hilton Grand Vacations is a leader in the vacation ownership industry, operating with an unwavering commitment to innovation, quality, and continued growth. At the core of our company’s success are our Team Members. To fulfill this role successfully, you must possess the following minimum qualifications and experience:
  • 7+ years of IT experience
  •  5+ years of SQL Server DBA hands-on experience
  • 24+ months of SQL Server 2016 hands-on experience
  • Experience working in a fast paced production environment
  •  Microsoft Server Configuration and management
  • Understanding of storage and security best practices
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
  • Hospitality industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of ITIL best practices 
  • 2 years of management experience within Hospitality IT department

About This Employer

Hilton Grand Vacations - Corporate Office - MetroCenter

1800 Metrocenter Boulevard, Suite 180
Orlando, FL 32835

Regional Office

What will it be like to be a Team Member with Hilton Grand Vacations?

There’s something truly unique about Hilton Grand Vacations. The foundation of our culture has been about creating memorable experiences and making a positive impact within our industry and the communities in which we live and work. Our Team Members are the driving force behind these efforts. It is their talent, passion, and commitment to our brand that has fueled the success of Hilton Grand Vacations. 

Hilton Grand Vacations develops, markets, and operates a system of brand-name, high-quality vacation ownership resorts in highly desirable vacation destinations. Our company also manages and operates two innovative club membership programs: Hilton Grand Vacations Grand Vacations Club® and The Hilton Club®, providing exclusive exchange, leisure travel, and reservation services for more than 250,000 Club Members.