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Answers in Genesis

Senior Database Administrator (Senior DBA)

Answers in Genesis
Hebron, Kentucky, United States

Date Posted: 02/01/2011
Categories: IT - Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Answers in Genesis is an apologetics (i.e., Christianity-defending) ministry, dedicated to enabling Christians to defend their faith and to proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ effectively. We focus particularly on providing answers to questions surrounding the book of Genesis, as it is the most-attacked book of the Bible.

Senior Database Administrator (Senior DBA)
Reports To: Director of IT

Summary and Scope:
The Answers in Genesis Department of IT Services is currently seeking a Senior DBA to administrate the design and implementation of supporting databases and related standards, maintain and improve existing databases, and oversee and implement database programming.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Design, install, configure, secure, patch, tune, maintain, and monitor SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008 databases
• Set up databases in development, testing, and production environments
• Create tables, views, stored procedures, indices, etc.
• Create and practice database related standards, change control, and best practices
• Design, implement, and tune a data warehouse with related ETL processes
• Update older versions of SQL Server implementations to v. 2008+
• Work closely with system administrators and application developers to provide support and advise best practices
• Prepare and present “state of the data” reports on a regular basis
• Must be able to work from the office (telecommuting is not possible for this position).

Required Knowledge and Skills:
• A proven firmness in personal walk with Christ and a passion to use technical skills for the glory of God
• 4+ Years of Experience Administrating SQL Server Databases
• SQL Server 2000, 2005, 2008 (installation, configuration, securing, monitoring)
• T-SQL creation, analysis, and tuning
• Database backup and restore processes
• Disaster recovery planning and implementation
• Data warehouse design and administration
• ETL creation, scheduling, tuning, and Maintaining

Desired Skills/Experience:
• SharePoint experience a plus
• Background in BI a plus
• Experience in MS .Net a plus

Items needed for possible employment:
• Resume
• Salvation testimony
• Creation belief statement
• Confirmation of your agreement with the AiG Statement of Faith

Please send, with cover letter, to: HR Department