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SQL Database Administrator

Since its beginning over 47 years ago, CARDONE has grown from six employees into the largest privately-held automotive parts remanufacturer in the world. Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, CARDONE now employs over 6,000 employees with additional facilities in California, Texas, Mexico and Canada.

Our Database Administrator would be assisting with capacity planning, installation, configuration, database design, migration, performance monitoring, security, troubleshooting, as well as backup and data recovery. The DBA will also collaborate with other assigned IT projects in order to maintain accurate data management status and would assist as well as collaborate with other project managers in utilizing sound, proven data management and Quality Assurance methodologies.



  • Installation, configuration and upgrading of SQL server software and related products
  • Evaluate SQL features and SQL related products
  • Establish and maintain sound backup and recovery policies and procedures
  • Take care of the Database design and implementation
  • Implement and maintain database security (create and maintain users and roles, assign privileges)
  • Perform database tuning and performance monitoring
  • Perform application tuning and performance monitoring
  • Setup and maintain documentation and standards
  • Plan growth and changes (capacity planning)
  • Work as part of a team and provide 24x7 support when required
  • Perform general technical trouble shooting and give consultation to development teams
  • Interface with Microsoft Corporation for technical support.
  • Patch Management and Version Control


Skills Required:

  • Good understanding of the SQL database, related utilities and tools
  • A good understanding of the underlying operating system
  • A good knowledge of the physical database design
  • Ability to perform both SQL and operating system performance tuning and monitoring
  • Knowledge of ALL backup and recovery scenarios
  • A good knowledge of SQL security management
  • A good knowledge of how SQL acquires and manages resources
  • A good knowledge SQL data integrity
  • Sound knowledge of the implemented application systems
  • Experience in code migration, database change management and data management through the various stages of the development life cycle
  • A sound knowledge of both database and system performance tuning
  • A DBA should have sound communication skills with management, development teams, vendors and systems administrators
  • Provide a strategic database direction for the organisation
  • A DBA should have the ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • A DBA should possess a sound understanding of the business
  • DBA's is responsible for looking after the application tasks pertaining to a specific application. This includes the creation of database objects, snapshots, SQL tuning, etc.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 10 Years Related Experience
  • PMP certification

Travel required:

  • Travel Requirements-Up To 20% 



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