IGT Database Administrator - Senior in Tallahassee, Florida

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines and Lotteries to Interactive and Social Gaming. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world, and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Overall Purpose and Objective:

Responsible for 2nd tier support of a data center operation. Assists in planning and implementing modications to system and servers, including security, access and documentation. Provides technical assistance in identifying, evaluating, and developing operational best practices and procedures as they relate to the servers, systems and applications that are delivered.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a relentless commitment to meeting and exceeding customers’ expectations while also achieving the goal of reducing the risks and costs of providing services.

  • Works to build an effective partnership with the internal customer on a daily basis. Listens to customers and asks the appropriate questions to determine their requirements.

  • Performs basic level troubleshooting of host systems and middleware, databases.

  • Performs basic troubleshooting of network devices related to database connectivity.

  • Assists in developing database best practices related to performance, capacity and archiving.

  • Monitors and/or troubleshoots automated database functions by utilizing tools for verification of services, monitoring tool set availability and detecting, reporting, escalating, tracking and documenting anomalies.

  • Maintains database documentation (database libraries, best practices and performance and capacity metrics).

Requirements:

  • On call responsibilities in a 24x7x365 environment

  • Bachelor's degree with a technical major or equivalent experience. Database certifications are a plus

  • 3-5 years of related experience

  • Minimum Technical Knowledge and Skills - Required

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Office suite and PC operating systems

  • Advanced ability to navigate through Unix/Linux/DOS and execute commands

  • Basic knowledge of Windows and LINUX configurations and functions

  • Basic knowledge of Oracle, DB2, MySQL and SQL databases

In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.

We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com .