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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Engineer 2, Software, Remote in Vestavia Hills, Alabama

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Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

I. Department Overview:

The STS department is responsible for developing and maintaining commercial grade software products, that are complying and supportive of the overall architectural and product strategy. Utilizing best practices within the industry, as well as the currently defined technology stack, this department is responsible for delivering high quality, highly stable, and robust applications that perform to present and future expectations.

II. Purpose:

The production database administrator is primary responsible for protecting corporate data assets and ensuring we hit defined SLAs and delivery deadlines via the execution and monitoring of backups, troubleshooting service outages, resolving database performance issues and ensuring the security of the system. This role will work closely with the development and QA teams to ensure that we can release and maintain our products.

III. Specific Duties, Activities, and Responsibilities:

  1. Owning, tracking and resolving database related incidents and requests

  2. Ensuring the Performance and Stability of the RDBMS platforms

  3. Providing, reviewing and resolving service related alerts/reports for maintenance, capacity, performance, ETL status

  4. Diagnose and resolve database performance issues.

  5. Proactively monitor the system

  6. Deploy database change scripts in multiple environments

  7. Help evaluate new technologies for inclusion in the environment

IV. Position Requirements:

Education or Equivalent:

  • BS in Computer Science or Information Systems or Equivalent Work Experience

Experience or Equivalent:

  • 2-4 years’ experience working on relational database platform with emphasis on VLDBs.

  • On-call deployment and troubleshooting experience

  • Experience with database design principles, including normalization and aggregation, for both on-line and data warehouse schemas to support the needs of application developers.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Requirements:

  • Database Performance and Tuning

  • Hardware analysis (Disk I/O, Network I/O, Processors, Memory)

  • Database Configuration Management

  • Database Capacity Planning and Monitoring

  • Troubleshooting

  • Wait State Analysis

  • Database Backups/Restores Technologies

  • Implementing New Database servers in a Virtual Environment

  • Database Design Skills including Normalization and Data Warehouse design

  • Strong TSQL skills

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Structured Troubleshooting Skills

  • SQL Query Performance Tuning experience

  • Log Shipping, Mirroring and Always-on technologies

  • Replication

  • Experience with SentryOne and other 3rd party Monitoring Tools

  • Experience in the healthcare industry, a plus

Toolset :

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2014 thru 2019

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2017 Reporting Services (SSRS)

  • Knowledge and experience with Transact SQL (stored procedure, trigger and constraint development)

  • Azure Database

  • MS-Windows

Physical/Mental Requirements:

  • Ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to analyze complex application and business operational issues.

Any Additional Important Information:

The Production DBA will be additionally responsible for the following tasks:

  • Ensuring appropriate and detailed documentation

  • Supporting application developers

  • Estimation and timely completion of tasks

  • Following quality assurance processes

For certain roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In some locations, testing for COVID-19 may be available and/or required. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work Location

USA AL - Birmingham - Vestavia

Additional Locations

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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