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What you’ll be doing...

In this role, you will plan, coordinate, and administer database systems, including documentation, requirements, operational guidelines and protection. You’ll also perform planning of architecture, functions, modules, recovery, standards and implementation.

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts in enhancing performance and providing increased functionality.
  • Work with internal and external customers to develop new value-added programs and data solutions.
  • Act as a liaison with customers and test designed applications.
  • Analyze and determine information needs and elements, data relationships and attributes, data flow, storage requirements, data output, and reporting capabilities.
  • Research and evaluate alternatives and recommend solutions for business issues.
  • Create ad-hoc reports utilizing various data sources.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies.

Where you'll be working:

In this hybrid role, you'll have a defined work location that includes work from home and assigned office days set by your manager.

What we’re looking for...

What you will need:

  • Associate’s degree or two or more years of work experience.
  • Three or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience with SQL Server versions 2019, 2017, 2016, 2014, 2012.
  • Experience in installation, upgrade, and patching.
  • Experience in database backup and recovery, disaster recovery.
  • Experience in SQL Server Clustering and Windows Clustering.
  • Experience with SQL Server Always-On HA Group Replication.
  • Experience in SQL Server Replication – mirroring, log shipping, transactional replication, merge replication and snapshot replication.
  • Experience in database performance tuning.
  • Experience in Database monitoring and associated tools.
  • Experience in requirements gathering, design and implementation of new databases.

Even better if you have one or more of the following:

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Extensive experience with installation, upgrade, patching database backup and recovery, as well as disaster recovery.
  • Experience performing SQL Server clustering and Windows clustering, SQL Server always-on HA group replication, SQL Server replication including: mirroring, log shipping, transactional replication, merge replication, and snapshot replication.
  • Experience with T-SQL; scripting for Windows and SQL; stored procedures, functions, and triggers; and SQL performance tuning.
  • Working knowledge of Spotlight.
  • Working knowledge of PostgreSQL or MySQL.
  • Willingness to learn and use new database technologies.
  • Knowledge of SAN technologies.
  • Ability to be a solid team player – but can work alone as well as with others interchangeably.
  • Capability to mentor and assist team members.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with customers and management.

If Verizon and this role sound like a fit for you, we encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet every “even better” qualification listed above.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer - and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. At Verizon, we know that diversity makes us stronger. We are committed to a collaborative, inclusive environment that encourages authenticity and fosters a sense of belonging. We strive for everyone to feel valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best. Check out our diversity and inclusion page to learn more.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

NYC candidates: Verizon requires new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for onsite and hybrid NYC roles. Verizon provides reasonable accommodations consistent with legal requirements (e.g., for medical or religious reasons). Additional information will be provided during the hiring process.