CenturyLink (NYSE: CTL) is a global communications, hosting, cloud and IT services company enabling millions of customers to transform their businesses and their lives through innovative technology solutions. CenturyLink offers network and data systems management, Big Data analytics and IT consulting, and operates more than 55 data centers in North America, Europe and Asia. The company provides broadband, voice, video, data and managed services over a robust 250,000-route-mile U.S. fiber network and a 300,000-route-mile international transport network.The Senior Database Administrator - SQL Server position is responsible for Tier 4 troubleshooting and maintenance functions for the CenturyLink Managed Hosting product suite.Required skills:A broad range of technical skills with a desire to develop and expand those skillsSelf-motivated to improve the environment and enhance customer experienceAbility to communicate well with peers and customersMicrosoft SQL Server 2008, 2012, 2014, and 2016 database administrationSSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services)SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services)Ability to install and configure new MSSQL ServersAbility to troubleshoot MSSQL Server performance issues to including server configuration, indexes, queries, as well as ¦¦..Implementing and supporting transparent data encryption (TDE) and secure socket layer (SSL)Implementing and supporting log shipping, transactional replication, database mirroring and Always OnMSSQL Database securitySQL Server Clustering and Windows Failover ClusteringWindows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012Proficient in administration and management of hosted Windows computing environmentsWindows Scripting (Batch, VBScript, Power Shell)Promoting Process ImprovementPreferred Skills (not required):Experience with third-party backup and HA tools (SQLSafe, LiteSpeed, DoubleTake)Familiarity with virtualization (VMware) Experience with SQL Server Analysis ServicesEducation or Equivalent Experience: Four year college degree in information technology or equivalent work experienceMinimum 6 years of experience with Microsoft SQL ServerStrong experience in operations and systems administration#LI-POST1Alternate Location: US-Missouri-Town And CountryRequisition #: 126227 This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http:\/\/find.centurylink.jobs\/testguides\/ EEO StatementNo Discrimination. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, œprotected statuses ). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug test and background check.DisclaimerThe above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.Nearest Major Market: St Louis Job Segment: Database, System Administrator, Consulting, DBA, Engineer, Technology, Engineering
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CenturyLink is the third largest telecommunications company in the United States and is recognized as a leader in the network services market by technology industry analyst firms. The Company is a global leader in cloud infrastructure and hosted IT solutions for enterprise customers. CenturyLink provides data, voice and managed services in local, national and select international markets through its high-quality advanced fiber optic network and multiple data centers for businesses and consumers. The company also offers advanced entertainment services under the CenturyLink® Prism™ TV and DIRECTV brands. Headquartered in Monroe, La., CenturyLink is an S&P 500 company and is included among the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations.