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Eversource Energy Database Administrator (MS SQL) in Berlin, Connecticut

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Database Administrator:

Database Administrators are responsible for the definition, creation and maintenance of enterprise databases. Database Administrators analyze, test and implement physical database designs supporting various business applications (including structure, documentation, long-range requirements, operational guidelines); and ensure data recovery, maintenance, data integrity and space requirement needs are assessed and met.

Essential Functions:

  • Resolve problems and answer questions related to the database and platform environment (e.g. Windows, UNIX, LINUX).
  • Closely monitor performance; identify problems and implement solutions; ensure database is running at optimum speed and efficiency.
  • Respond quickly to refresh data; verify implementation of correct backup strategy; develop recovery procedures; support recovery from loss of data caused by user or system error.
  • Keep product at current release and maintenance levels; install supporting products; provide current stable production and development environments.
  • Use tools to reorganize or de-fragment database table spaces, tables and indexes; provide efficient database environment to maximize productivity and improve performance.
  • Refresh data from one environment to another at the request of the application development staff; execute necessary tasks to accomplish this, including export, drop, create and import.
  • Research and recommend optimal design criteria; publish standards and work with development staff; standardize environment and improve efficiency.
  • Monitor file system space, database allocation, etc.; verify efficient use of disk storage; reclaim dead space; optimize space allocation and avoid out of space conditions.

Technical Knowledge/Skill/Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Technical Knowledge/Skills:

  • Applies technical expertise and has knowledge of other related disciplines.
  • Knowledge of relevant database products (e.g. MS SQL, Oracle) and associated products.

Problem Solving:

  • Provides solutions which are highly innovative and ingenious.

Project Management:

Knowledge of General Project Management.

Database Product:

Experience with relevant database products (MS SQL, Oracle)

Database Performance and Tuning:

Experienced with database performance and tuning.

Operating System:

Knowledge of relevant operating system.

Utility Tools:

Experience with relevant utility tools.

Associated Products:

Knowledge of associated products.


Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent

Experience :

Minimum of 3 – 5 years of related experience

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed primarily in an office environment.
  • Must be available to work emergency restoration assignment as required.
  • Must be available to travel between CT/MA/NH as necessary.

Worker Type:


Number of Openings:


EEO Statement

Eversource Energy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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Vaccination Information:

Eversource requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by their first day of employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Eversource’s HR department after you have been made a conditional offer of employment. Eversource does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws.

Emergency Response:

Responding to emergency situations to meet customers’ needs is part of every employee’s role. If employed, you will be given an Emergency Restoration assignment. This means you may be called to assist during an emergency outside of your normal responsibilities, work hours and location.