Paychex Database Administrator II in Phoenix, Arizona

With guidance performs general database administration activities, assists with DBA responsibilities on project teams, and develops skills for database support.

  • Under guidance of another DBA, assists with installation and configuration of databases and database-related software utilities to meet department needs.

  • Monitors and supports database environments. May write basic SQL or OS scripts to be used to monitor and support database environments.

  • Learns backup and recovery processes to ensure high availability and recoverability of databases.

  • Collects statistical data and performs simple analysis using well-defined procedures for capacity and performance monitoring.

  • Performs standard functions to administer system access (e.g. setting up accounts, maintaining privileges and roles, maintaining passwords).

  • Reviews system design documents (SDD) to understand assigned tasks.

  • Monitors progress against task estimates to provide status.

  • Assists with the database infrastructure build to meet project objectives.

  • Supports routine database changes during user acceptance testing and post implementation to ensure integrity of the application.

  • Under guidance of DBA Lead, assists in Business Continuity Plan (BCP) projects and tests to ensure high availability of our critical production databases.

  • Develops a general understanding of databases and operating systems, to build skills necessary to provide daytime and after hours support for production databases.