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IT Database Administrator

Date: Nov 10, 2022

Location: Chicago, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

IT Database Administrator located in Mason, MI, and other Solo sites yet to be determined throughout the U.S.


Day-to-Day Role:

  • Implement, administer, monitor, and manage enterprise database management systems across multiple data centers.

  • Act as a source of expertise on database design and administration for partners in IT and the business.

  • Ensure ongoing patching and updating of database systems in alignment with IT department policies and industry best practices.

  • Perform database backups and restorations.

  • Perform complete and partial database refreshes.

  • Maintain high levels of customer satisfaction by consistently providing excellent service and support.

  • Implement and maintain high availability (HA) solutions including SQL Server Clustering, Database Mirroring, and Always On Availability Groups.

  • Assist in the design, implementation, and maintenance of various disaster recovery (DR) solutions. Participate in annual DR testing activities.

  • Ensure proactive monitoring is configured using Dart’s automated monitoring system for responsible systems.

  • Provide tier 2 and 3 level support and troubleshooting for responsible database systems.

  • Keep abreast of new technology developments and make recommendations regarding changes to current standards and solutions.

  • Ensure assigned service desk tickets and project work is addressed in a timely manner.

  • Ensure database security is implemented following IT department policies and industry best practices.

  • Create and maintain technical documentation.

  • Follow Change Management processes to implement database configuration changes.

  • Position requires up to 10% domestic travel; availability to be on call 24/7 in a rotation; additional work hours including weekends as required.


Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • Three (3) years of experience with SQL Server.
  • Ability to travel up to 10% domestically.
  • Ability to be on call 24/7 in a rotation.
  • Ability to work additional hours, including weekends as required. 


Overview: Dart makes everyday products that give people the freedom to enjoy the food & drinks they love, wherever they are. From to-go containers and dinnerware to tamper-evident food packaging and even the red Solo cup, Dart products have been keeping people on the go and having fun for more than 50 years. Dart is a family-owned, family-focused company of 13,000 employees united by a shared set of values. Headquartered in Mason, MI, Dart has 30 locations in four countries.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

Dart Container is a drug-free workplace.  Candidates are subject to a drug test (excluding THC*/marijuana/cannabis) and background check at the time of offer.

*THC testing ONLY when such testing is required by law.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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