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Database Administrator

Location: Plymouth, Minnesota US

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Job Number: 4990

Requisition Number: R5082

Position Title:

External Description: At Polaris Inc., we have fun doing what we love by driving change and innovation. We empower employees to take on challenging assignments and roles with an elevated level of responsibility in our agile working environment. Our people make us who we are, and we create incredible products and experiences that empower us to Think Outside.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Polaris Database Admin team works closely with key members of the Infrastructure and Application Delivery teams to support and administer the database environment. A successful candidate will have experience supporting day-to-day operations of the Microsoft SQL stack in an enterprise environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Monitor database performance and health in on-premise and cloud environments
  • Respond to system-generated alerts for failed database jobs and deployments
  • Peer review database scripts for industry best practices and Polaris standards
  • Perform database backups & restores as requested
  • Resolve user-submitted requests for access, deployment, and troubleshooting assistance
  • Provision and configure databases in accordance with established enterprise standards


SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & EDUCATION:

Education and Background:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent required
  • 3-6 years of experience in Database Administration in an enterprise environment

Required Skills & Knowledge:
  • Experience maintaining and configuring Microsoft SQL Server 2012 and higher
  • Experience with Microsoft SSIS, SSAS, and SSRS technologies
  • Familiarity with common database performance metrics & tuning practices
  • Ability to troubleshoot failed SSIS packages in partnership with development teams
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with little supervision and complete tasks in a timely manner

Preferred Skills & Knowledge:
  • Experience working with ServiceNow for Incident and Change management
  • Experience with code deployment
  • Familiarity with Azure DevOps, Visual Studio and Buildmaster
  • Experience working with cloud database technologies - including Azure Cosmos DB, Azure Paas Databases, Azure Managed Instances, or equivalent
  • Experience working with the Rubrik backup solution for databases
  • Familiarity with high-availability solutions such as Always On and Log Shipping
  • Strong scripting and automation skills


WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Office and production (factory) environment.
  • Infrequent travel will be required.
  • Participation in a global on-call rotation


We are an ambitious, resourceful, and driven workforce, which empowers us to Think Outside. Apply today!

About Polaris

As the global leader in Powersports, Polaris Inc. (NYSE: PII) pioneers product breakthroughs and enriching experiences and services that have invited people to discover the joy of being outdoors since our founding in 1954. With annual 2019 sales of $6.8 billion, Polaris' high-quality product line-up includes the Polaris RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL side-by-side off-road vehicles; Sportsman® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® mid-size and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; snowmobiles; and deck, cruiser and pontoon boats, including industry-leading Bennington pontoons. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments, and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. www.polaris.com

EEO Statement

Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.

City: Plymouth

State: Minnesota

Community / Marketing Title: Database Administrator

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