Jack Henry and Associates SQLServer DBA in Allen, Texas

Job Description

As Senior Systems Engineer – SQLServer DBASworking in Symitar, a Jack Henry Brand, you will provide proactive deployment, tuning, backup, functional, performance and load testing of our SQLServer implementations. Working with both development and operation teams, you will have the chance to develop an implementation guide; operational readiness; hardware, network and software specifications. As a senior member of our team, you will contribute and lead the mentorship and training of other system engineering resources on SQL Server.


  • Minimum of six years of experience as a SQL Server DBA


  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and an understanding of Microsoft Server administration.

  • Experience with analyzing database performance and the ability to recommend enhancements to increase application efficiency, capacity, and responsiveness to users


  • Maintains several database environments; applies updates, maintenance packs, patches, & fixes for all environments.

  • Prepares implementation plans for application upgrades and may coordinate rollout.

  • Designs database reporting infrastructure.

  • Monitors server performance and makes changes as needed. May design performance monitoring systems.

  • Mentors new DBA staff and provides training.

  • Works closely with developers, support and QA teams to design and optimize all DB environments.

  • Prepares scripts to automate administration tasks.

  • Performs advanced database administration activities including; installation, configuration, monitoring, space management, database backup and recovery, and may design disaster recovery procedures.

  • Performs installation, configurations, and maintenance for clustered database servers.

  • Plans and performs database server upgrades and determines standards for server configuration.

  • Performs database reviews and provides input to database design.

  • Writes and reviews stored procedures and makes recommendations for optimization.

  • May assist less experienced peers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Females, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.