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SQL Server Database Administrator at PPG Industries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

The candidate will join a team that provides 24x7 enterprise level infrastructure support for (client's) large fleet of MS-SQL servers and databases. (435 servers, 5000+ databases


  • Installation of SQL Server components and service packs

  • Proactive management of all aspects of SQL instances including database creates, backup and recovery, sizing/space management, and all levels of security

  • Troubleshoot and resolve production and test problems

  • Configure and support SQL on Microsoft high availability clusters

  • Provide Disaster Recovery planning and support

  • Provide support to application developers using TSQL, stored procedures, SSIS packages and other database objects

  • Create and maintain database optimization & maintenance plans

  • Implement database auditing

  • Work with vendors and cross-functional IT teams to resolve problems and develop system solutions

Work Environment:

The Systems Software Analyst will be a member of the SQL Server DBA team. This position requires being routinely on call and periodic off-hour work.


  • Solid SQL Server administration skills

  • Windows Server expertise

  • Ability to research, architect, design, and secure advanced SQL architectures including high availability solutions

  • Transact SQL knowledge


  • Experience with Integration Services (SSIS), Reporting Services (SSRS), and/or Analysis Services (SSAS)

  • Database schema design and procedure coding knowledge

Educational or Required Work Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Information Technology field or equivalent. 3+ years experience with Microsoft SQL Server databases. Demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving abilities. Demonstrated team player.

PPG: We protect and beautify the world.

At PPG, we work every day to develop and deliver the paints, coatings and materials that our customers have trusted for more than 130 years. Through dedication and creativity, we solve our customers' biggest challenges, collaborating closely to find the right path forward. With headquarters in Pittsburgh, we operate and innovate in more than 70 countries. We serve customers in construction, consumer products, industrial and transportation markets and aftermarkets. To learn more, visit and follow @ PPG on Twitter.

Why join us:

With PPG, you will find meaning in your work every day, and engage in opportunities that will shape you, personally and professionally.

  • Your personal strengths will empower you to succeed and make an impact from day one.

  • You will be inspired to learn and grow, and to get the support you need to identify and achieve your boldest career aspirations.

  • Your passion to excel will be fueled by your connection to world-class partners, industry experts, the best and brightest colleagues, and future forward technologies.

  • Your contributions will not only meet the challenges of our global customers, but help theme propel their industries forward.

  • You will be welcomed into a culture where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued and encouraged.

Just like you, we are driven to make a difference in our world.

PPG prides itself on the quality of its employees and as such, candidates who receive a job offer will be required to successfully pass a hair drug/toxins test and a background check.

PPG offers an opportunity to grow and develop your career in an environment that provides a fulfilling workplace for employees, creates an environment for continuous learning, and embraces the ideas and diversity of others. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, pregnancy, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status. PPG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You may request a copy of PPG's affirmative action plan by emailing .

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