Spirit Airlines

  • SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA)

    Job Locations US-FL-Miramar
    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/4/2018 1:01 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Information Technology
    Position Type
  • Overview

    This position will perform installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, patching, administration, performance tuning, upgrading and cloning of multiple databases and application servers. Will define, develop and document standardized database procedures, tools, backup and recovery methods, performance tuning methods and disaster planning, in addition to providing DBA mission and life critical 24X7 database support on Windows operating systems.


    • Ensure that all production DBAs are available per SLAs.
    • Monitor Performance of Databases to ensure that databases are performing optimally.
    • Ensure database implementation follows standards and meets technical requirements from data architect.
    • Ensure that space allocation is sufficient and optimized for all databases.
    • Assess and develop long-term strategic goals for production databases in conjunction with Solutions Delivery team.
    • Implement models for new database development and/or changes to existing ones.
    • Respond to and resolve database access and performance issues.
    • Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.
    • Design and implement redundant systems, policies, and procedures for disaster recovery and data archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of data assets.
    • Monitor, optimize and allocate physical data storage for database systems.
    • Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.
    • Perform database transaction and security audits.
    • Establish appropriate end-user database access control levels.
    • Manage and/or provide guidance to other members of the team Work with developers to construct SQL queries, table structures and stored procedures.
    • May perform other responsibilities as assigned. Responsibilities and duties may change due to operational needs.


    • 5+ years of Database Administration experience.
    • 5+ years’ experience administrating SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016 Ability to write Window scripts to support database maintenance.
    • Demonstrable skills in creating and debugging T-SQL code.
    • 3+ years coding and troubleshooting in T-SQL.
    • Bachelor or Master’s degree or equivalent experience.
    • Ability to adhere to standards for SQL Server, table definition and naming objects.
    • Ability to contribute to the design of databases, tables, and T-SQL scripts with application developers.
    • Experience in query optimization and database performance tuning.
    • Knowledge of SCOM, SMS, Replication Services, and Integration Services is desirable and knowledge of Oracle is a plus.
    • Microsoft SQL Certification preferred.

    *Please be advised that you will be asked to complete a required assessment to be considered for this position. This assessment will be emailed to you after you apply. Please be sure to check your Spam folder and/or junk mail if you do not receive it.*


    We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits to our team members including medical, dental, STD, LTD, life insurance, 401(k), paid time off, travel benefits and much more. We strive to maintain a professional, yet friendly environment and promote professional and career development for our team members.

    EEOC Statement

    Spirit Airlines is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All aspects of employment are governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


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