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Database Administrator at Chubb

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

Job Description:

Administrator supporting all aspects of MS SQLServer database administration
for custom developed and vendor supplied applications at Chubb.  Will be expected to maintain a strong level
of IT industry knowledge and industry trends and how they impact the Chubb
environment and relevant best practices on DBA operations.  A Chubb DBA will need to understand the DBMS
technology and how to apply to fit the needs of business partners when called
upon in the role of subject matter expert..


 Will be called upon to support ALL applications - not limited to a
specific SBU or application.


  • This
    slot will be to support the off-hours/off-shore developers in the future.

  • They
    will be able to work remotely from home if on-shore resource.

  • They
    will need to be available for team meetings.

  • Will
    work in all DB environments - Development, Integration, UAT and production

  • Will
    handle on-call and weekend work.

  • Chubb
    environment is migrating from physical to virtual implementation - experience
    completing this a plus.

  • SQLServer
    2008, 2012, 2014 and 2016 implementations in the environment

  • Physical
    clustering experience - a plus

  • Communications
    ability is key - various levels of business and technical contact. 
    Candidate must be able to communicate effectively to all levels.  Crisp,
    concise delivery of technical information a must - will be part of the
    interview process.

  • Legacy
    Ace SQL Server environment uses NetBackup as Backup technology.

  • Legacy
    Chubb SQL Server environment uses TDP for SQL as Backup technology.

  • Legacy PRS SQL Server environment uses the native
    SQL backup utility. 

  • Project
    underway to replace NetBackup with TDP for SQL as Chubb standard is TSM on VTL,
    and Ace used tape.

  • experience
    with IDERA tool sets is a plus.


Chubb DBA
staff covers full range of environments.  We are not backroom DBAs, nor
are we production only or development only DBAs.  We are more of logical
or Application DBAs but called upon as SMEs for the entire SQLServer
environment.  We work with IBM-DBA, however their role is limited to
installation of SQLServer software.

  • Educational
    requirements – college degree in Computer Science or Computer Technology

  • Required skills, knowledge,
    abilities, etc. 

    • MS SQLServer knowledge (version 2008, and 2012 required),
      SQL2014 and SQL2016 preferred.

    • TDP for SQL and TSM knowledge preferred.

    • NetBackup knowledge – a plus. 

  • If there are
    preferred certifications, please include those. – NONE

    • MS SQLServer certifications – a plus