Junior Database Administrator

Posted on 16 May 23 by Samantha Walsh

  • Owings Mills, MD
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Job Description

Compass Pointe has partnered with a global financial company in the Owings Mills, MD area that is looking for a Junior Database Administrator. The main function of a Junior Database Administrator is to provide database support on a variety of hardware and software platforms and peripherals.

This role will be working in Owings Mills, MD (2 days onsite, 3 days remote. Must be onsite day 1)


  • Provide database and system on-site support.
  • Monitor, collect statistical information, and provide reporting on capacity and system performance.
  • Based on statistics, make recommendations to maintain and improve capacity and system performance.
  • Monitor the system, and act upon system and application automated alerts.
  • Perform diagnostics, testing, and troubleshooting of software, o/s, and database issues (ex. correcting installation, configuration, or data problems).
  • Plan and perform software installation, configuration, upgrade and patching.
  • Plan and perform database configuration, maintenance, upgrade and patching.
  • Perform and manage system and database backups.
  • Perform manual switch to redundant system / database components, in case of system failure.


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.
  • 0-2 years’ experience required.
  • Experience in providing technical support, covering database administration and operations to include monitoring maintenance capacity, performance monitoring/planning and incident/problem troubleshooting and resolution.
  • Strong knowledge of SQL.
  • Understanding of Help Desk tools and trouble ticket tracking processes.
  • Understanding of support agreements and their implied service levels.
  • Proven ability to write excellent technical documentation.

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