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Database Engineer

Company: D.R. Horton, Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website at www.drhorton.com for more information.

D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for an Database Engineer in the IT Deparment. The Database Engineer is responsible for the architecture, implementation and support of all database servers and databases within the environment. Provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company, considering both backend data structure and frontend accessibility for end-users.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Keep the database up and running smoothly 24/7 to provide a seamless flow of information throughout the company
  • Provide daily monitoring and analysis of databases and database servers to ensure continuance of operations
  • Execute database performance analysis and tuning to ensure optimal system performance. Major areas of support in this area will include sizing, throughput, scalability and dependability
  • Work with software developers to design and implement new database schemas, stored procedures, etc.
  • Review all changes to existing production databases to ensure that such changes do not negatively impact database performance or reliability
  • Ensure security of databases
  • Promote database changes through software development lifecycle process
  • Provide end-to-end technical support and problem resolution
  • Schedule and perform regular server maintenance
  • Available to assist users to determine requirements and design for systems
  • Estimate time and materials needed to create new or modify existing databases
  • Migrate data from existing databases to new databases or between database environments
  • Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field from a four-year college or university
  • Five years' experience as a Production SQL Server DBA
  • Experience in Performance Tuning and Optimization, using native monitoring and troubleshooting toolsAdvanced T-SQL experience
  • Proficient with Windows PowerShell or similar scripting language
  • Advanced knowledge of database structure and theory
  • Advanced knowledge of High Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) options for SQL Server
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Superb communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
  • Proficiency with MS Office and email

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 401(K)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, America's Builder. #WeBuildPeople2

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Keywords: D.R. Horton, Inc., Arlington , Database Engineer, Other , Arlington, Texas

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