Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Newark


Prudential PGIM is seeking an experienced Sr Specialist, Database Administrator to join our team. As the Sr Specialist, Database Adminstrator you will be responsible for working with the user area to determine overall database and application requirements. Using technical and analytical expertise, you will develop recommendations for database designs and prepare detailed specifications and flowcharts.
Sybase / SQL Server Database Administration
Manage enterprise RDBMs across multiple platforms and environments  - Sybase, Microsoft SQL Server, and Oracle running on Microsoft Windows, Linux (RedHat), or UNIX
Install and Configure Database instances
Restore development / test environments as per application group requirements
Manage autosys jobs
Monitor the databases, respond to alerts
Manage & report on capacity planning on all databases / database machines
Administer, maintain, develop and implement policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the database
Configure database log shipping / mirroring / replication
Assist in performance tuning - Sybase / SQL Server queries
Monitor Solarwinds and identify issues with application queries
Participate in BCP tests
Participate in design & configuration of database systems
Create / enhance and maintain documentation
Provide assistance for auditing
Administer procedures for backup/recovery, disaster recovery, and performance analysis and database tuning
Coordinate the installation of systems
Determine and resolve problems in support of production databases
Provide training and technical assistance to more junior staff
Lead others to solve complex problems; take a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions
Work independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations
May lead teams or projects

Knowledge of Sybase (SAP ASE 16)/ SQL Server / Replication Server
At least 5-8 years of experience in Sybase and SQL Server, Oracle is plus
Knowledge of Sybase / SQL Server Replication - related to implementing and monitoring data replication between heterogeneous platforms
Knowledge of Jira/Confluence/Jenkins
Knowledge of k-shell scripting, Perl, Windows command line and Powershell
Knowledge of database connectivity - JDBC, ODBC, CLI
Hardware knowledge a plus
Must be a self starter
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience required

About the company

For over 140 years, Prudential Financial (NYSE:PRU) has helped people grow and protect their wealth. We offer individual and institutional clients a wide array of financial products and services. Today, we are one of the world’s largest financial services institutions. We have over $1 trillion of assets under management as of March 31st, 2017, and approximately $3.7 trillion of gross life insurance in force worldwide as of Dec. 31, 2016. We have operations in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. We also have one of the most recognized and trusted brand symbols: The Rock® , an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation. We measure our long-term success on our ability to deliver value for shareholders, meet customer needs, attract and develop the best talent in our industry, offer an inclusive work environment where employees can develop to their full potential, and give back to the communities where we live and work. (

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