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SQL Database Administrator

Date:  Aug 27, 2022

Milwaukee, WI, US, 53204-2941 Chicago, IL, US, 60631

Req ID:  24891
Onsite or Remote:  Partial Remote Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a SQL Database administrator to join our global IT team. This role can be based at our office in Milwaukee, WI or Chicago, IL (near O’Hare). We offer a hybrid work schedule (2 days per week in the Milwaukee or Chicago office for collaboration, team meetings, working sessions, etc. and up to 3 days per work can be telecommuting from your home office). 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with IT application architects, data architects, and infrastructure architects to plan and meet corporate SQL standards and business goals 
  • Assist with developing databases to support web based, high volume transaction applications 
  • Work with IT to ensure compliance with corporate policy.
  • Building and maintaining moderately complex stored procedures in collaboration with .NET programmers.
  • Developing data extracts from existing SQL databases, backup and recovery of database sites and utilization of https, IIS, Windows and .NET programming techniques 
  • Administer Windows 2016 and newer and SQL Server 2016 and newer platforms 
  • Monitor and tune performance database environments 
  • Migration of systems from SQL 2012 and 2016 to newer editions.  Migration of On-Premises systems and application databases to Azure IaaS or PaaS
  • Knowledge of Azure Data Factory and migrating SSIS Workflows and ETLs to ADF.
  • Active monitoring of SQL Instances for proactive support of availability and recoverability.


  • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, Computer Science, a related major or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years as a database administrator with three plus years SQL Server 2016 and newer 
  • The ideal candidate will have deep experience in database administration involving management of multiple SQL databases in a highly dynamic environment 
  • Must have knowledge of SQL Utilities (BCP, DTS, SSIS-2016+, SSAS, PowerBI, etc)
  • Experience with creation and implementation of fully functional SQL Server databases, ability to maintain multiple development and QA SQL Server environments 
  • Experience with Replication, Clustering, Always On and other HA architectures 
  • Strong experience with performance tuning on MS SQL Server, experience with data integrity, data retention, data analysis and data input/output processing and improving SQL code performance efficiency 
  • Advanced knowledge of T-SQL and ability to write stored procedures, UDF’s and triggers, debugging and performance tuning stored procedures, index analysis; various monitoring and tuning tools such as Profiler, Spotlight, advanced installation and configuration procedures and data normalization 
  • Proven competence with partitioning, advanced queuing, cursors, etc. 
  • Must have basic working knowledge of hardware, networking and SQL Server connectivity and the tools needed to troubleshoot and diagnose issues with them.
  • Team player with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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