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Database and System Administrator Jupiter, FL Competitive plus Great Benefits

Database and System Administrator

Location: Jupiter, FL |
Salary: Competitive plus Great Benefits |
Posted: 21 Aug 2019 |
Closes: 26 Oct 2019 |
Job Type: Permanent & Full-time |
Business Unit: US Secure Solutions |
Region / Division: North America |
Reference: G4S/TP/710250/166683

Job Introduction:

The world's leading private security organization, G4S, has an immediate job opportunity for a Database and System Administrator. As a Database and System Administrator, you will provide hands-on leadership and oversight to business and leadership teams and partners. This position will identify needs, define strategy, and guide the delivery of new technologies.

As part of the technology team, provide strategic insight and expertise, and tactically execute Retail Solution’s technology infrastructure game plan.

Further responsibilities include a continual evaluation of said infrastructure, as well as implementing and respond to the results of an internal audit of technology environment.

G4S is a security provider for the United States government, fortune 500 companies, nuclear power plants, oil and gas companies, airport, ports, banks, hospitals, factories, warehouses, commercial facilities, residential communities and much more.

As a full time employee of G4S, you will be entitled to the following benefits:

  • Major Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K
  • Opportunities for additional training to aid in your professional development

As an employee you will also be able to participate in the Promote Me! Community. Promote Me! is available to interested current employees as a way to express interest in further advancement, as well as gain information and encourage professional development.

Further, as a current employee you will be eligible to participate in large group rates for the following benefits:

  • Critical Illness
  • Accident Insurance
  • Whole Life Insurance
  • Individual Short-Term Disability
  • Pre-Paid Legal Services
  • Identity Theft Services
  • Pet Insurance

In addition, G4S provides benefits that are automatically available to all full or part-time employees, whether you enroll in a G4S insurance plan or not. And with no premiums to pay!

  • RxCut Pharmacy Discount Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Qualsight LASIK Savings
  • Perks at Work: G4S Employee Discount Program
  • Alliant Credit Union
  • Purchasing Power
  • Active & Fit: G4S Fitness Center Membership
  • FinFit: Financial Wellness Program
  • DailyPay: Access your pay when you need it

G4S offers job security, excellent pay and benefits, and career opportunities. We offer entry level careers, management careers, sales careers and executive careers across the United States and internationally.

Role Responsibility:

Specific Duties and Essential Functions

  • Provide strategic insight and expertise, and tactically execute Retail Solution’s technology infrastructure game plan
  • Evaluate current data structure and environment; create and execute a short-term plan to any identified gaps or potential issues
  • Actively engage in strategic planning for Retail Solutions infrastructure architecture design
  • Ownership and leadership of response and resolution for all major incidents
  • Evaluate Disaster Recovery (DR) plan, identify gaps, improve current environment, test and maintain a DR testing protocol
  • Create a self-audit evaluation of current technology environment
  • Provide regular internal reviews on key performance and management information reporting

The Ideal Candidate:

Education, Licenses and Certifications Required

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or a related degree
  • Must possess Microsoft Technology training, including SQL, Azure, and other technology modules

Type and Length of Specific Experience Required

  • Must have work experience with MSSQL
  • Must possess work experience with TFS or a similar source control and workflow repository
  • Must possess a minimum of 10 years of hands-on experience demonstrating proficiency in the following:
    • Creation, configuration and administration of Windows 2012 and SQL Server 2012 servers in a virtual environment, including documentation of build checklists.
    • Management of large and growing databases (databases greater than 2TB growing at a rate of 100GB per month)
    • Implementation of Disaster Recover, and High Availability strategies to provide near-real-time replication environment
    • Configuration of Always On availability groups, and Log Shipping
    • Creation of PowerShell and TSQL scripts
    • Use of OS and database real-time monitoring tools, such as Quest Spotlight.
    • Development and execution of key production performance indicators
    • Monitor and tune SQL Server indexing strategies
    • Provide TSQL, index and data model tuning recommendations for poorly performing queries
    • Configuration of IIS including creation and renewal of SSL certificates
    • Perform routine DevOps tasks, including deployment of product releases, hotfixes, and configuration changes.
    • Perform regular reviews in accordance with internal and external audit controls.
    • Provide production support for databases and server infrastructure
    • Creation and enforcement of process and change management standards
    • Actively participate in team environments
    • Engage with 3rd party vendors / suppliers for troubleshooting support
    • Engagement with Business Relationship Managers and business representatives
    • Enabling and improving people, process, and technology to deliver an optimal IT support service to the business
    • Adding value to a high performing IT team
    • Participation in an on-call rotation involving 24x7 availability when on-call
  • Work history that demonstrates the following:
    • A highly risk averse approach to project execution and incident resolution
    • Ample foresight when designing scalability, stability, availability, maintainability, auditability, security, monitoring, performance, and integration of systems
    • Self-starter; Ability to perform required activities in a self-management environment
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Proficient analytical and problem solving skills
    • An aptitude for effective leadership of staff
    • Demonstrated ability to be flexible, adaptable, organized
    • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands for time, energy and resources

Skills Required

  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • Ability to assess and evaluate situations effectively
  • Ability to identify critical issues quickly and accurately
  • Attention to detail


  • Must be at least 18 years old or the minimum age required by the state, if higher
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or a foreign citizen authorized to legally work in the United States
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules for critical events
  • Subject to a drug screen to the extent permitted by law
  • Must be able to provide, upon job offer, a DD214 discharge document with discharge status indicated, if prior military

Physical Requirements and Environment

Environment:         Office; indoor with minimal to no exposure to extreme temperatures expected

Major activity:        Working on PC while sitting; telephone use

Physical efforts to carry out job duties:      Limited, to include some standing, bending, limited stretching, and reaching

About the Company:

EOE Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

G4S is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
and an Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action or Diversity and Inclusion, or have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, please contact our Corporate Human Resources Department at (800) 506-6265.

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