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Database Administrator

Location: Draper, UT
Salary Range:Depends on experience & education
Exempt/Non-Exempt:Exempt
Benefits:Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Tuition Reimbursement
Employment Type:Full Time
Department:IT
Description:Location:
Corporate Headquarters in Draper, UT

Company Summary:
1-800 CONTACTS is the largest ($600 million-plus) direct-Marketer of replacement contact lenses in the United States. Through its toll-free telephone number, 1 800 CONTACTS, and through its multiple Internet addresses—which include 1800contacts.com, contacts.com and contactlenses.com—, the Company offers essentially all of the soft and hard contact lenses produced by major contact lens manufacturers, including Johnson & Johnson, CIBA Vision, Bausch & Lomb, Ocular Sciences and Cooper Vision. The Company stocks the largest inventory of contact lenses in the world (20 million) from which it can ship approximately 95% of its orders within one business day of receipt.
Duties:The Database Administrator is responsible for the development and production databases of 1-800 CONTACTS.
• Perform database tuning and performance monitoring.
• Advise Software Engineers on issues such as database design, indexing, SQL tuning, stored procedures, and triggers.
• Work with project teams to assist with data requirements, data interface designs and data conversion efforts.
• Assist development staff with the debugging and optimization of SQL queries and stored procedures.
• Provide ongoing database performance tuning and upgrades, including: monitoring and evaluation of all database patches and service packs.
• Work as part of a team and provide 24/7 support when required.
• Work with other DBA’s and the software development team to design, code, test and implement database solutions as part of application systems development projects.
• Anticipate problems and take decisive action.
• Data modeling, database optimization, understanding and implementation of schemas, interpret and write complex SQL queries.
• Troubleshoot operational data issues and perform ad-hoc reporting as needed.
• Support the database needs of development teams as needed.
• Interface with Architecture group on new database design, functionality and implementation.
Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree highly preferred, ideally in Computer Science or applicable area.
• Must have a solid understanding of database connectivity with a secure mindset.
• 2 + years SQL Server work experience (or equivalent education) in DBA or Database Development role preferred.
• Knowledge of C#/.NET is a plus.
• Understanding of SOA and Service-driven development is a plus
• Familiarity with Agile methodology is a plus.

Personal Qualities:
• Data driven, demonstrating superior analytical skills.
• Have in-depth understanding of best analytical practices.
• Ability to spot errors and inconsistencies in data and analysis.
• Excellent communication skills, project management and decision making skills.
• Must have the ability to learn quickly in a dynamic environment and deliver on commitments in a timely manner.
• Must have the ability to work independently as well as in a group dynamic.

Benefits available:
• Competitive Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
• Free yearly eye exam for employee & immediate family
• Full time associates accrue up to 19 days Paid Time off annually
• 401K with company match
• 8 paid Holidays
• Huge discounts on contact lenses and glasses for employee, friends and family
• Free on-site fitness center with access to certified trainers
• On-site restaurant with highly discounted meals
• Company paid Life, AD&D
• Supplemental Life available
• Long Term Disability
• Free 24 hour Nurse Line
• Extensive Wellness program
• Free soda, coffee, and drinks all day every day
• Free breakfast, fruit and bread all day every day
• Much, much more

Apply by emailing a resume to: recruiting@1800contacts.com Please list the position title in the subject line and specify how you learned of the opportunity.

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