Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. SQL Database Administrator in Plano, Texas


The SQL Server DBA will be responsible for the implementation, configuration, maintenance, and performance of critical SQL Server systems, to ensure the high availability and consistent performance of our corporate applications. This is a “hands-on” position requiring solid technical skills, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the administration and sustainment of the SQL Server, ensuring its operational readiness (security, health and performance), executing deployments, and performing all maintenance in support of multiple development teams. Must be capable of working independently and collaboratively.

Job Details:

  • Administers SQL Server production databases.

  • Coordinates backups and restore functions.

  • Monitors SQL Server jobs and Configure SQL Server monitoring utilities to minimize false alarms

  • Programming in T-SQL.

  • Installs and configures SQL database setups.

  • Troubleshoot SQL Server production issues or service outages as they occur, including after-hours and weekends

  • Handles capacity planning and monitors database growth.

  • Manages SQL database Cluster, replication & Mirroring.

  • Manages SQL Server security and logins.

  • Upgrade of older versions of SQL Server

  • Designs disaster recovery strategies.

  • Oversees index management.

  • Deals with performance issues on production SQL Servers and Tuning T-SQL queries to improve performance

  • Moves objects from staging to production databases and deploy database change scripts provided by application teams

  • Tests all patches before deploying to production.

  • Document the company’s database environment

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

We are an EOE F/M/D/V.

Global Payments, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other protected status. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Department.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required.

Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. Our technologies, partnerships and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of products and services that allow our customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels in many markets around the world.

Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with more than 8,500 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a member of the S&P 500 with merchants and partners in 30 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil.

Why Work for Global Payments? at http://https//www.globalpaymentsinc.com/en/us/company/careers

  • Corporate citizenship is fundamental to our values

  • Real opportunities to grow professionally

  • Collaborative, friendly work environment

  • Relaxed, casual dress code

  • Competitive benefits