United Shore SQL Server DBA in Pontiac, Michigan

The SQL Server Database Administrator (DBA) is a key resource in providing technical leadership and support on all the stages of database architecture, implementation and database-related operational support.

  • Installation and configuration of new databases instances when necessary, and conducting upgrades and patch applications when appropriate

  • Design, implement and maintain database security based on company policy, best practices and any regulatory requirements

  • Provide solutions to development teams when proposed architecture does not comply with architectural, performance or security guidelines

  • Resolve database performance issues using all available tools and take corrective actions when necessary

  • Work with the development teams to ensure a solid understanding of the application and database requirements exist and configure database structures and parameters accordingly

  • Communicate to business customers, technical teams and management in a consistent manner making complex technical issues and solutions clear, simple and understandable

  • Possess overall understanding of IT architecture, infrastructure standards, database platforms and programming languages and tools

  • Go-to technical resource as it relates to database physical data storage, maintenance and security

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of Data Management philosophies and apply them to existing and to-be architectures

  • Ability to produce clear documentation around reoccurring processes

  • Forward thinking, proactive approach to monitoring all databases

  • Ability to provide accurate resource and capacity planning

  • Manage backup and disaster recovery plans for all databases


  • 3-5+ years of experience in database administration in a clustered/high-availability environment

  • SQL Server 2008 R2, 2012 or above Database Administration and Management

  • Proven track record managing multiple database instances simultaneously

  • Experience administering mission-critical transactional and decision support databases required

  • Experience with SQL Server High Availability technologies

  • Experience with SSIS and other ETL application support

  • Experience with setup and maintenance of SQL Server transactional and snapshot replication

  • Provide after-hours support when necessary


  • SQL Server 2014 Database Administration and Management

  • MCDBA certification

  • BS or BA degree in computer science or information technology

  • SSAS and SSRS administration experience

  • Experience in managing Windows servers a plus

  • Experience in working cohesively with Enterprise Infrastructure teams

  • Experience with utilizing database snapshots as a backup / restore strategy

  • Familiarity with data warehouse architectures

  • Familiarity with data encryption technologies

United Shore is a diverse group of over 2,500 mortgage experts, sales superstars, tech gurus, marketing whizzes and more. We’re a $30 billion and growing, family owned and operated company that still feels like family. Our award-winning workplace just happens to be home to the #1 wholesale mortgage lender in the nation, United Wholesale Mortgage. And we believe in setting our team members up for success by creating a unique, energetic culture where you can be yourself and still reach your professional goals.

Here are some of the reasons you’ll love working here:

  • Free fruit, soft drinks and coffee

  • Gourmet cafeteria featuring homemade breakfast, lunch and a stationary food truck featuring $1 sliders

  • Wellness area including an in-house primary-care doctor’s office, full-time massage therapist and hair salon

  • Large, state-of-the-art fitness center with a full-size basketball court, outdoor sand volleyball court, plus Zumba and yoga classes

  • Convenience store featuring grab-and-go snacks

  • In-house Starbucks and indoor/outdoor café with Wi-Fi

  • Lawn vouchers to concerts at DTE Energy Music Theater

  • Escape room for team-building activities

  • Indoor/outdoor putting greens

  • Bicycle-sharing program with bike and jogging paths

All the above duties and responsibilities are essential job functions subject to reasonable accommodation. All job requirements listed indicate the minimum level of knowledge, skills and/or ability deemed necessary to perform the job proficiently. Employees may be required to perform any other job related instructions as requested by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodations. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship. United Shore Financial Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

External Company Name: United Shore Financial Services LLC

External Company URL: unitedshore.com

Street: 585 South Boulevard East