Octubre 20, 2021

Database Administrator

Job Description

Position:  Database Administrator

Location: Reston, VA


Per Executive Order 14042, new or prospective Comscore, Inc. employees in the United States, must provide proof of complete vaccination, or approved exemption on the first day of their employment.


About This Role:


Ensures efficient operation of SQL servers in Comscore Production Environment. Provides level (I) and (II) support, grants appropriate access, handles simple and ad hoc requests, ensures proper maintenance, and adherence to disaster data recovery plans. More senior roles develop, maintain, and ensure adherence to security and disaster recovery plans; develop server capacity forecasts and determine long-range requirements


What You'll Do:  

  • SQL database development experience in a VLDBs and multi-server production environment, current experience with SQL 2012/2014/2016/2019.
  • Provides level (I) user support to internal and external clients; troubleshoots and resolves database connectivity issues and escalates issues when necessary
  • Creates basic applications; handles unique ad hoc requests
  • Ensures adherence to disaster recovery and backup schedules; ensures backups take place and resolves any backup/restore failures.
  • Handles server restarts on set schedules
  • Handles user access request, grants and appropriate access level
  • Excellent analysis skills, ability to research and analyze various different types of data information.
  • Communicate effectively and maintain honest and open communication at all times with individuals at all levels internally.
  • Flexibility to work outside of normal business hours (if necessary) to accomplish business objectives.
  • The nature of the team’s dynamics will require an individual that is able to work closely in a collaborative role with other team members, as well as complete tasks individually as assigned.
  • Ability to identify system level bottlenecks in the database and recommended solutions.

What You'll Need:  

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field
  • 2-4 years of database administration experience of SQL servers
  • Solid ability to write TSQL queries and to work with SQL Server Databases and Stake Holders
  • Understanding of database administration, architecture and infrastructure
  • Willingness to provide after-hour and weekend support if needed
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be able to analyze problems and provide workable solutions
  • Solid business ethics: ability to maintain strict confidentiality related to all of Comscore’s financial matters


About Comscore

At Comscore, we’re pioneering the future of cross-platform media measurement, arming organizations with the insights they need to make decisions with confidence. Central to this aim are our people who work together to simplify the complex on behalf of our clients & partners. Though our roles and skills are varied, we’re united by our commitment to five underlying values: Integrity, Velocity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Servant Leadership. If you’re motivated by big challenges and interested in helping some of the largest and most important media properties and brands navigate the future of media, we’d love to hear from you.


Comscore (NASDAQ: SCOR) is a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms. With a data footprint that combines digital, linear TV, over-the-top and theatrical viewership intelligence with advanced audience insights, Comscore allows media buyers and sellers to quantify their multiscreen behavior and make business decisions with confidence. A proven leader in measuring digital and set-top box audiences and advertising at scale, Comscore is the industry’s emerging, third-party source for reliable and comprehensive cross-platform measurement. To learn more about Comscore, please visit Comscore.com.


EEO Statement: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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