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Database Administrator Job

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033 Renton, WA, US, 98055 Chillicothe, OH, US, 45601-8829

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF Trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Division Information

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.


Position Summary

PACCAR is seeking a Database Administrator to manage and maintain the company databases of simple to high complexity. This position will help optimize database configuration and access, resolve database performance and capacity issues, and perform database recovery and back-ups. May also be involved in some database development work: This position will also be responsible for all Sprint Planning, Project planning and tracking for the DBA Team.


           Here is what you will do in this job:

  • Manage SSIS Package/Job schedules and troubleshooting
  • Manage Backups and Restores
  • Build and Manage Databases/Instances
  • Manage Instance and Database Security
  • Performance tuning
  • Maintain Test, Cert and Production Environments
  • Comply with the change control process
  • Maintain Patching Compliance
  • Maintain Audit Compliance
  • Manage Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Manage Power BI
  • SQL Design and Development Consulting
  • Create and maintain detailed standard work/procedure documents
  • Provide technical support and guidance to end users
  • Complete daily operating system health checks
  • Support scheduled after-hours maintenance
  • Ability to be on call for 24/7 support


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in IT or related field required. MCSE or related SQL certification is preferred
  • 2 – 5 Years’ experience administering SQL Server databases/instances preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of installing, troubleshooting, and administering SQL Server 2014+
  • Proven experience with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
  • Proven experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Proven experience with Power BI Server preferred
  • Strong documentation, organizational, and administration skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with Windows Server considered a plus
  • Experience with SharePoint considered a plus
  • Experience with visualization software considered a plus (Tableau, Power BI, etc…)
  • Experience with AWS, S3, Redshift, Aurora, Azure considered a plus
  • Experience with data warehousing considered a plus
  • Experience with Agile methodology preferred


             Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.

  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.

  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.

  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.

  • 401k with company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.

  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.



PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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