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Database Administrator

Location Durham, North Carolina Job ID 19-75891

LabCorp is currently in search of a talented SQL Server Database Administrator for our RTP or Burlington, NC location. The perfect candidate loves to take on big challenges to deliver solutions, and, develop new services to extend or broaden our capabilities. Your goal will be to work with all stakeholders to help LabCorp ensure delivery of high-quality, robust and scalable solutions with minimal business impact, but, not limited to the following:

Principal Functions:

SQL Server performance analysis, tuning, capacity planning/forecast, security, and design.

Collaborate with DBAs, Developers, and Architects in troubleshooting database and application errors.

Actively monitor the database environment to ensure optimal performance and to prevent production issues.

Open and Follow-up on Service Request tickets to quickly resolve problems.

Perform Production On-Call Support on a rotational basis -- including Off-Hours and Weekends.

Provide direction on database tuning and operations.

Collaborate with Data Architects on data modeling using tools such as E/R Studio.

Review packages before deployment.

Provide direction on database tuning and operations.

Provide support for database/application deployments.

Design, automate and document new processes to improve the efficiency of database services.

Provide training in areas of specialization to other team members.

Desired Skills and Experience:

- BS in technical discipline preferred

- SQL Server certification a plus

- Experience with other database systems (Oracle, Sybase, IBM DB2) a plus

- Experience in Healthcare Industry preferred

- PowerShell / Windows administration skills a plus


License/Certification/Education: Normally requires a B.S. Degree in Computer Science w/5-7 years of experience.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • SQL DBA with 4+ years experience in a mission critical production database environment, including:
  • SQL 2008+
  • Database Security
  • Backup and Recovery
    Logical and Physical Design
    Database Tuning
  • Query Optimization
    Performance Tuning
  • Installs, Upgrades and Patching
    High Availability Architecture
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills




8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

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