Database Administrator (DBA)
Walker & Dunlop

Bethesda, Maryland

Information Technology

Ready to bring your whole self to work every day? At Walker & Dunlop, we didn't get to where we are by hiring ordinary individuals. We got here by hiring the exceptional! WD is looking for individuals who are caring, collaborative, driven, insightful, and tenacious to join our team!

The Database Administrator (DBA) is responsible for building, maintaining, and expanding Walker & Dunlop's central data warehouse and associated database servers. The role requires strong collaboration with application development teams, business teams and key stakeholders. The DBA position demands a well-organized, action-oriented team player with exceptional time management and communication skills to simultaneously support multiple initiatives.

What you will be doing:

  • Install and maintain the performance of cloud-based database servers and platforms
  • Develop processes for optimizing database security in coordination with IT Security
  • Set and maintain database standards
  • Manage database access across all environments
  • Performance tuning of database systems
  • Install, upgrade, and manage database applications
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot database errors
  • Recommend and implement emerging database technologies
  • Create automation for repeating database tasks
  • Create and maintain database backup plans
  • Be available for on-call support as needed

The education and experience we're looking for:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in database administration, information technology, database architecture, or a related field
  • MCSE/MCSA certifications preferred
  • Experience with Linux and Windows Server environments
  • Extensive experience with database technologies (MS SQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with cloud services Microsoft Azure and Google
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum, Kanban)

What skills you should have:
  • Strong command of SQL and SQL Server tools
  • Advanced knowledge of database security, backup and recovery, and performance monitoring standards
  • Understanding of relational and dimensional data modeling
  • PowerShell scripting skills
  • Familiarity with SSAS, SSIS, SSRS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail

Still reading? Then we think you should apply!

EEO Statement
Walker & Dunlop is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, sex, age, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Please be wary of recruitment scams. An indication of a scam might be a request for sensitive or bank information at the time of application or emails coming from a non email address. Please call us at 301.215.5500, if you have any concerns about information requested during or after the application process.

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